California's 28th State Assembly district

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California's 28th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Evan Low
DCampbell
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,090[1]
354,635[1]
293,328[1]
Demographics
Registered voters254,471
Registration43.75% Democratic
19.43% Republican
33.46% No party preference

California's 28th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Evan Low of Campbell.

District profile[edit]

The district is located in the southwestern corner of Silicon Valley and consists mainly of middle-income and affluent residential communities and neighborhoods. Like other districts in Silicon Valley, the district is also home to the headquarters of many tech corporations.[citation needed]

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 69.6 – 30.4%
Senator Feinstein 59.4 – 40.6%
2016 President Clinton 70.6 – 23.1%
Senator Harris 72.4 – 27.6%
2014 Governor Brown 69.7 – 30.3%
2012 President Obama 66.6 – 30.8%
Senator Feinstein 69.1 – 30.9%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 28th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assembly Members Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Joseph Almy Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Marin
John W. Atherton January 3, 1887 - January 5, 1891
Thomas H. Estey January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
T. P. Cusick Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895 San Francisco
H. Healey January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
Eugene F. Lacy January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
Lawrence J. Hoey Republican January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
Charles R. Franklin January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
John M. Murphy Union Labor January 5, 1903 - January 5, 1905
William James Mindham Republican January 5, 1905 - January 7, 1907
Peter J. Kelly January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Walter Harper Macauley January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
Andrew M. Cunningham January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
William Stoddard Scott January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915
James J. McDonald January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Charles W. Goetting January 8, 1917 - January 3, 1921
George W. Lee January 3, 1921 - January 8, 1923
Louis F. Erb January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
Edgar C. Levey January 5, 1925 - January 7, 1935
James F. Brennan Democratic January 7, 1935 - January 4, 1937
Edgar C. Levey Republican January 4, 1937 - January 2, 1939
Robert Miller Green January 2, 1939 - January 7, 1942 Resigned to be a Member of the San Francisco County Board of Supervisors.
Raup Miller January 4, 1943 - January 6, 1947 Santa Clara
Robert C. Kirkwood January 6, 1947 - January 6, 1953 Resigned to accept appointment of the office of State Controller.[2]
Clark L. Bradley Nonpartisan April 6, 1953 - January 7, 1963 Was sworn in, after winning a vacant seat when Kirkwood was appointed as State Controller.[3]
Republican
Jack T. Casey Democratic January 7, 1963 - January 2, 1967 Kern
Kent H. Stacey Republican January 2, 1967 - January 8, 1973
Raymond Joseph Gonzales Democratic January 8, 1973 - November 30, 1974
Frank Murphy Jr. Republican December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1976 Monterey, Santa Cruz
Henry J. Mello Democratic December 6, 1976 - November 30, 1980
Sam Farr December 1, 1980 - November 30, 1992
Rusty Areias December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994 Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
Peter Frusetta Republican December 5, 1994 - November 30, 2000
Simon Salinas Democratic December 4, 2000 - November 30, 2006
Anna Caballero December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2010
Luis Alejo December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2012
Paul Fong December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2014 Santa Clara
Evan Low December 1, 2014 - Present

Election results 1992 - present[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 96,976 71.1%
Republican Carlos Rafael Cruz 32,136 23.6%
No party preference Sam Ross 7,350 5.4%
Total votes 136,462 100.0%
General election
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 166,733 71.6%
Republican Carlos Rafael Cruz 65,976 28.4%
Total votes 232,709 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 77,011 70.8
Republican Michael Snyder 31,776 29.2
Total votes 108,787 100.0
General election
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 130,815 71.1
Republican Michael Snyder 53,195 28.9
Total votes 184,010 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 83,038 71.5
Republican Nicholas Sclavos 33,154 28.5
Total votes 116,192 100.0
General election
Democratic Evan Low (incumbent) 136,547 70.0
Republican Nicholas Sclavos 58,641 30.0
Total votes 195,188 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Evan Low 30,807 39.7
Republican Chuck Page 20,895 26.9
Democratic Barry Chang 19,156 24.7
Republican Michael Hunsweck 6,732 8.7
Total votes 77,590 100.0
General election
Democratic Evan Low 71,239 59.4
Republican Chuck Page 48,645 40.6
Total votes 119,884 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Fong (incumbent) 43,965 54.3
No party preference Chad Walsh 37,060 45.7
Total votes 81,025 100.0
General election
Democratic Paul Fong (incumbent) 108,061 62.0
No party preference Chad Walsh 66,239 38.0
Total votes 174,300 100.0
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

2010 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Luis Alejo 56,098 62.8
Republican Robert Bernosky 33,264 37.2
Total votes 89,359 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

2008 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Caballero (incumbent) 90,012 100.00
Total votes 90,012 100.00
Turnout   57.74
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

2006 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Caballero 43,570 57.42
Republican Ignacio Velazquez 32,303 42.58
Total votes 75,873 100.00
Turnout   55.76
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

2004 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Simon Salinas (incumbent) 67,586 63.26
Republican Bob Perkins 39,257 36.74
Total votes 106,843 100.00
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

2002 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Simon Salinas (incumbent) 41,964 61.02
Republican Jane Howard 26,812 38.98
Invalid or blank votes 4,504 6.15
Total votes 73,280 100.00
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

2000 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Simon Salinas 66,011 52.49
Republican Jeff Denham 54,729 43.52
Reform J. J. Vogel 2,891 2.30
Libertarian Roger Ver 2,134 1.70
Invalid or blank votes 6,924 5.22
Total votes 132,689 100.00
Democratic gain from Republican

1998[edit]

1998 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Frusetta (incumbent) 47,735 51.63
Democratic Alan D. Styles 40,652 43.97
Libertarian Kate Woods 4,063 4.39
Invalid or blank votes 6,590 6.65
Total votes 99,030 100.00
Republican hold

1996[edit]

1996 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Frusetta 53,649 48.86
Democratic Lily Cervantes 51,888 47.26
Libertarian Mark Hinkle 4,263 3.88
Invalid or blank votes 5,019 4.37
Total votes 114,819 100.00
Republican hold

1994[edit]

1994 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Frusetta 43,696 50.22
Democratic Lily Cervantes 43,307 49.78
Invalid or blank votes 9,711 10.04
Total votes 96,714 100.00
Republican gain from Democratic

1992[edit]

1992 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rusty Areias (incumbent) 64,747 59.05
Republican Peter Frusetta 44,905 40.95
Invalid or blank votes 8,035 6.83
Total votes 117,687 100.00
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Robert C. Kirkwood Resignation" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  3. ^ "Clark L. Bradley" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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