California's 24th State Assembly district

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California's 24th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Marc Berman
DPalo Alto
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
464,599[1]
358,101[1]
262,885[1]
Demographics
Registered voters239,961
Registration48.32% Democratic
15.11% Republican
33.36% No party preference

California's 24th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Marc Berman of Palo Alto.

District profile[edit]

The district straddles the transition from San Francisco Peninsula suburbia into Silicon Valley. It is home to numerous notable high-tech companies and affluent residential communities.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 76.7 – 23.3%
Senator Feinstein 62.6 – 37.4%
2016 President Clinton 78.2 – 15.9%
Senator Harris 74.4 – 25.6%
2014 Governor Brown 75.2 – 24.8%
2012 President Obama 72.2 – 25.0%
Senator Feinstein 76.1 – 23.9%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 24th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Representatives Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Samuel I. Allen Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Sonoma
William J. Hotchkiss Democratic January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
James W. Ragsdale Republican January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
J. D. Barnett January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Henry F. Emeric Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895 Contra Costa
Charles M. Belshaw Republican January 7, 1895 - January 1, 1901
Arthur Williams Democratic January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
John W. Moore Republican January 5, 1903 - January 7, 1907 San Joaquin
Arthur Elwood Percival January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
J. W. Stuckenbruck Democratic January 4, 1909 - January 6, 1913
William M. Collins Republican January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 San Francisco Ran as Progressive in the 1914 election. He also died in office.[2]
Progressive January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Republican January 8, 1917 - December 11, 1920
Walter J. Schmidt February 23, 1921 - January 3, 1927 Won special election and was sworn in after his predecessor died in office.[3]
Thomas J. Lenehan January 3, 1927 - January 7, 1929
James L. Quigley Independent January 7, 1929 - January 5, 1931 Ran as a Republican in his 2nd term.
Republican January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933
Patrick J. McMurray Democratic January 2, 1933 - January 2, 1939
Edward F. O'Day January 2, 1939 - November 4, 1947 Resigned from the Assembly to become a Judge for the San Francisco County Municipal Court.
Charlie Meyers January 3, 1949 - January 5, 1953
George D. Collins Jr. January 5, 1953 - January 3, 1955
Edward M. Gaffney January 3, 1955 - January 7, 1963
Al Alquist January 7, 1963 - January 2, 1967 Santa Clara
John Vasconcellos January 2, 1967 - November 30, 1974
Leona H. Egeland December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1980 San Benito, Santa Clara
Dom Cortese December 1, 1980 - November 30, 1992
Santa Clara
Chuck Quackenbush Republican December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994
Jim Cunneen December 5, 1994 – November 30, 2000
Rebecca Cohn Democratic December 5, 2000 – November 30, 2006
Jim Beall December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2012
Rich Gordon December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2016 San Mateo, Santa Clara
Marc Berman December 5, 2016 - Present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California's 24th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Berman (incumbent) 99,642 74.2%
Republican Peter Ohtaki 28,408 21.2%
Libertarian Kennita Watson 6,212 4.6%
Total votes 134,262 100.0%
General election
Democratic Marc Berman (incumbent) 158,250 73.4%
Republican Peter Ohtaki 57,216 26.6%
Total votes 215,466 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Berman (incumbent) 78,140 75.4
Republican Alex Glew 21,818 21.0
Libertarian Bob Goodwyn 3,694 3.6
Total votes 103,625 100.0
General election
Democratic Marc Berman (incumbent) 135,305 76.6
Republican Alex Glew 41,313 23.4
Total votes 176,618 100.0
Democratic hold


2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Berman 30,649 28.2
Democratic Vicki Veenker 24,201 22.2
Republican Peter Ohtaki 21,525 19.8
Democratic Barry Chang 11,890 10.9
Democratic Mike Kasperzak 11,343 10.4
Libertarian John M. Inks 4,546 4.2
No party preference Jay Blas Jacob Cabrera 2,603 2.4
Democratic Sea Reddy 2,102 1.9
Total votes 108,859 100.0
General election
Democratic Marc Berman 92,419 54.4
Democratic Vicki Veenker 77,362 45.6
Total votes 164,809 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rich Gordon (incumbent) 38,758 60.1
Republican Diane Gabl 18,021 27.9
Democratic Greg Coladonato 7,738 12.0
Total votes 64,517 100.0
General election
Democratic Rich Gordon (incumbent) 77,986 70.0
Republican Diane Gabl 33,419 30.0
Total votes 111,405 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rich Gordon (incumbent) 42,018 57.0
Republican Chengzhi "George" Yang 20,949 28.4
Democratic Geby E. Espinosa 7,654 10.4
No party preference Joseph Antonelli Rosas 3,129 4.2
Total votes 73,750 100.0
General election
Democratic Rich Gordon (incumbent) 118,120 70.4
Republican Chengzhi "George" Yang 49,700 29.6
Total votes 167,820 100.0
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Assemblyman Collins Dies at San Francisco". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  3. ^ "Walter J. Schmidt takes Oath" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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