California's 30th State Assembly district

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California's 30th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Robert Rivas
DHollister
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
465,431[1]
325,922[1]
219,999[1]
Demographics
Registered voters196,637
Registration51.14% Democratic
22.13% Republican
22.91% No party preference

California's 30th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Robert Rivas of Hollister.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the inland Monterey Bay Area and other parts of the northern Central Coast, as well as the outer San Jose suburb of Morgan Hill. The district is centered on the major agricultural areas of the Pajaro Valley and the Salinas Valley.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 64.5 – 35.5%
Senator Feinstein 50.1 – 49.9%
2016 President Clinton 66.7 – 27.3%
Senator Harris 58.8 – 41.2%
2014 Governor Brown 67.2 – 32.8%
2012 President Obama 67.0 – 30.9%
Senator Feinstein 68.4 – 31.6%

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 30th 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
E. C. Kalben Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
Joseph Burnett January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
J. D. Long Democratic January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
Thomas J. Tully Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Bernard Conway Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
John O'Day January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
H. M. Kelly Republican January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
Louis A. Devoto January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
George J. McLaughlin Democratic January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
Abner McMahon January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Francis McNamara Republican January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
James A. Wilson January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
George J. Black Democratic January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
John E. Mullally Republican Party January 2, 1911 - January 15, 1912) Died during an Armed robbery being shot in the stomach and back, while trying to get the revolver from one of the three robbers during a struggle.[2]
Edward J. D. Nolan January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915
Joseph Edmund Marron Progressive January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Clarence W. Morris Republican January 8, 1917 - January 5, 1925
Robert B. Fry January 5, 1925 - January 5, 1931
J.P. Hayes January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933
Frank Lee Crist January 2, 1933 - January 7, 1935 Santa Clara
H. Dewey Anderson January 7, 1935 - January 4, 1937
Adron A. Beene January 4, 1937 - January 2, 1939
Byrl Salsman January 2, 1939 - January 4, 1943
Ralph M. Brown Democratic January 4, 1943 – September 19, 1961 Stanislaus Resigns from the Assembly.[3]
John Veneman Republican January 30, 1962 – March 6, 1969 Was sworn in after winning the special election to fill the vacant left by his predecessor.[4] He eventually resigned from the Assembly to take a position for the Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.[5]
Stanislaus, San Joaquin
Clare Berryhill June 4, 1969 – January 4, 1971 Sworn in after winning the special election to fill in the vacant seat left by Veneman.[6]
Ernest LaCoste Democratic January 4, 1971 - January 8, 1973
John E. Thurman January 8, 1973 - November 30, 1974
Kenneth L. Maddy Republican December 2, 1974 – November 30, 1978 Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced
Jim Costa Democratic December 4, 1978 - November 30, 1994
Fresno, Madera, Kings, Merced
Brian Setencich Republican December 5, 1994 – November 30, 1996 Fresno, Madera, Kings, Kern
Robert Prenter December 2, 1996 – November 30, 1998
Dean Florez Democratic December 7, 1998 – November 30, 2002
Nicole Parra December 2, 2002 – November 30, 2008 Fresno, Kern, Kings, Tulare
Danny Gilmore Republican December 1, 2008 – November 30, 2010
David Valadao December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2012
Luis Alejo Democratic December 3, 2012 – November 30, 2016 Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz
Anna Caballero December 5, 2016 – November 30, 2018
Robert Rivas December 3, 2018 – present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Rivas (incumbent) 64,086 69.4%
Republican Gregory Swett 28,308 30.6%
Total votes 92,394 100.0%
General election
Democratic Robert Rivas (incumbent) 123,617 69.6%
Republican Gregory Swett 53,928 30.4%
Total votes 177,545 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Rivas 30,379 45.5
Republican Neil G. Kitchens 20,099 30.1
Democratic Peter Leroe-Muñoz 7,099 10.6
Democratic Trina Coffman-Gomez 5,003 7.5
Democratic Bill Lipe 4,217 6.3
Total votes 66,797 100.0
General election
Democratic Robert Rivas 83,162 68.3
Republican Neil G. Kitchens 38,719 31.8
Total votes 121,881 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Anna Caballero 37,505 46.1
Democratic Karina Cervantez Alejo 21,158 26.0
Republican Georgia Acosta 12,662 15.6
Republican John M. Nevill 9,949 12.2
Total votes 81,274 100.0
General election
Democratic Anna Caballero 79,885 62.5
Democratic Karina Cervantez Alejo 47,998 37.5
Total votes 127,883 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Luis Alejo (incumbent) 25,441 58.9
Republican Mark Starritt 17,730 41.1
Total votes 43,171 100.0
General election
Democratic Luis Alejo (incumbent) 43,431 59.8
Republican Mark Starritt 29,187 40.2
Total votes 72,618 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Luis Alejo (incumbent) 29,136 58.7
Republican Rob Bernosky 20,462 41.3
Total votes 49,598 100.0
General election
Democratic Luis Alejo (incumbent) 79,141 65.4
Republican Rob Bernosky 41,932 34.6
Total votes 121,073 100.0
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Assembly Man is Slain by Bandits". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  3. ^ "Ralph M. Brown's Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  4. ^ "John Veneman Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  5. ^ "John Veneman's Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  6. ^ "Clare Berryhill Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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