California's 34th State Assembly district

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California's 34th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Vince Fong
RBakersfield
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,780[1]
335,721[1]
277,228[1]
Demographics
Registered voters247,249
Registration44.49% Republican
27.70% Democratic
22.58% No party preference

California's 34th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Vince Fong of Bakersfield.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the southern ends of the San Joaquin Valley and the Sierra Nevada, along with the Tehachapi Mountains and a section of the northern Mojave Desert. The district is anchored by the city of Bakersfield.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor[2] Cox 64.6 – 35.4%
Senator[3] De Leon 61.2 – 39.8%
2016 President Trump 60.2 – 34.1%
Senator Harris 53.2 – 46.8%
2014 Governor Kashkari 65.5 – 34.5%
2012 President Romney 63.8 – 34.0%
Senator Emken 64.0 – 36.0%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 34th 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
Frank W. Hussey Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
Michael H. Barry January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
E. J. Reynolds Democratic January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
A. L. Lux Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
R. J. Luttringer Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Mark A. Devine January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
Frank Mahoney January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
John Joseph Crowley January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
Edward D. Knight Republican January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
William H. Gleeson January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Fred V. Severance January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
John McKeon Democratic January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Florence J. O'Neill January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
Thomas J. Feeley Republican January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
George Beck Democratic January 6, 1913 - January 8, 1917 Alameda
J. Leonard Rose Republican January 8, 1917 - January 3, 1921
E. H. Christian January 3, 1921 - January 5, 1925
William P. Jost January 5, 1925 - January 2, 1933
Clifford R. Kallam Democratic January 2, 1933 - January 4, 1937 San Benito, Santa Cruz
Jacob M. Leonard Republican January 4, 1937 - January 4, 1943
James G. Crichton Democratic January 4, 1943 - January 8, 1951 Fresno
Wallace Henderson January 8, 1951 - January 5, 1953
James W. Silliman Republican January 5, 1953 - January 3, 1955 Monteray
Alan G. Pattee January 3, 1955 - April 19, 1969 Killed in a car accident by a drunk driver.[4]
Monteray, Santa Cruz
Monteray
Robert G. Wood June 23, 1969 - November 30, 1974 Sworn in after winning a special election when Alan Pattee died in a car accident.[5]
Larry Chimbole Democratic December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1978 Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino
Phil Wyman Republican December 4, 1978 - November 30, 1992 Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino
Inyo, Kern, San Bernardino
Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles
Kathleen M. Honeycutt December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994 Inyo, Kern, San Bernardino
Keith Olberg December 5, 1994 - November 30, 2000
Phil Wyman December 4, 2000 - November 30, 2002
Bill Maze December 2, 2002 - November 30, 2008 Inyo, Kern, San Bernardino, Tulare
Connie Conway December 1, 2008 - November 30, 2012
Shannon Grove December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2016 Kern
Vince Fong December 5, 2016 - present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vince Fong (incumbent) 83,909 71.6%
Democratic Julie Solis 32,922 28.1%
Democratic Regina Velasquez (Write in) 343 0.3%
Total votes 117,174 100.0%
General election
Republican Vince Fong (incumbent) 146,611 68.1%
Democratic Julie Solis 68,716 31.9%
Total votes 215,327 100.0%
Republican hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vince Fong (incumbent) 65,323 76.4
Democratic Nick Nicita 20,221 23.6
Total votes 85,544 100.0
General election
Republican Vince Fong (incumbent) 103,346 70.6
Democratic Nick Nicita 43,048 29.4
Total votes 146,394 100.0
Republican hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Vince Fong 57,915 60.3
Democratic Perrin Swanlund 23,429 24.4
Republican Ernie Gollehon 8,779 9.1
Republican Michael Garcia Biglay 5,886 6.1
Total votes 96,009 100.0
General election
Republican Vince Fong 123,959 73.2
Democratic Perrin Swanlund 45,305 26.8
Total votes 169,264 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shannon Grove (incumbent) 37,749 74.6
Democratic Virginia "Mari" Goodman 12,856 25.4
Total votes 50,605 100.0
General election
Republican Shannon Grove (incumbent) 70,403 74.3
Democratic Virginia "Mari" Goodman 24,132 25.5
Total votes 94,535 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shannon Grove (incumbent) 54,345 73.7
Democratic Mari Goodman 19,369 26.3
Total votes 73,714 100.0
General election
Republican Shannon Grove (incumbent) 106,384 69.2
Democratic Mari Goodman 47,254 30.8
Total votes 153,638 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/governor-assembly.pdf
  3. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/us-senate-by-assembly.pdf
  4. ^ "Assemblyman Alan Pattee Killed In Auto Accident". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  5. ^ "Bob Wood Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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