California's 35th State Assembly district

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California's 35th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Jordan Cunningham
RPaso Robles
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
467,334[1]
359,077[1]
295,361[1]
Demographics
Registered voters245,216
Registration34.49% Democratic
33.74% Republican
25.89% No party preference

California's 35th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Jordan Cunningham of Paso Robles.

District profile[edit]

The district is located on the Central Coast and contains a mix of rocky coastlines and agricultural valleys.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 54.1 – 43.5%
2018 Governor Cox 50.4 – 49.6%
Senator de Leon 51.7 – 48.3%
2016 President Clinton 49.6 – 43.4%
Senator Harris 60.1 – 39.9%
2014 Governor Brown 51.7 – 48.3%
2012 President Romney 49.2 – 47.6%
Senator Emken 50.4 – 49.6%

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 35th 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
N. T. Whitcomb Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
John H. Colbert Democratic January 3, 1887 - November 18, 1888 Died before finishing his term ended in office from pneumonia.[2]
H. H. Dobbin January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
William J. Dunn January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
J. G. Gallagher Republican January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Calvin Ewing People's January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
Lawrence J. Dolan Fusion January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
W.H. Cobb Republican January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
Edward F. Treadwell January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
Edward D. Knight January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Edward F. Treadwell January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
Fred Hugo Hartman January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Frederick Carsten Gerdes January 4, 1909 - January 6, 1913
Alfred L. Morgenstern January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 Alameda
Paul J. Arnerich January 4, 1915 - January 6, 1919
William J. Locke January 6, 1919 - January 3, 1921
Homer R. Spence January 3, 1921 - January 3, 1927
Roy Bishop January 3, 1927 - January 2, 1933
Ellis E. Patterson January 2, 1933 - January 2, 1939 Monterey, San Luis Obispo Changes his party to Democrat in 1937.
Democratic
Frederick Weybret Republican January 2, 1939 - January 4, 1943
S.L. Heisinger Democratic January 4, 1943 - September 22, 1949 Fresno Died in office. He was killed by a freight train.[3]
William W. Hansen Republican March 8, 1950 - January 5, 1953 Was sworn in after winning a special election after the death of Heisinger.[4]
Roscoe L. Patterson January 5, 1953 - July 9, 1955 Kings, Tulare Died in office, while being treated in the hospital from a heart attack.[5]
Domer F. Power July 3, 1956 - January 7, 1957 Sworn in during a special election to fill in seat vacant by his predecessor Patterson, after he died in office.[6]
Myron H. Frew Democratic January 7, 1957 - January 4, 1965
Gordon W. Duffy Republican January 4, 1965 - January 2, 1967
John Briggs January 2, 1967 – November 30, 1974 Orange, Bernardino
Gary K. Hart Democratic December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1982 Santa Barbara
Jack O'Connell December 6, 1982 – November 30, 1994 Santa Barbara, Ventura
Brooks Firestone Republican December 5, 1994 - November 30, 1998
Hannah-Beth Jackson Democratic December 7, 1998 - November 30, 2004
Pedro Nava December 6, 2004 - November 30, 2010
Das Williams December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2012
Katcho Achadjian Republican December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2016 San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Jordan Cunningham December 5, 2016 - present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jordan Cunningham (incumbent) 85,029 56.8%
Democratic Dawn Addis 64,548 43.2%
Total votes 149,577 100.0%
General election
Republican Jordan Cunningham (incumbent) 126,579 55.1%
Democratic Dawn Addis 103,206 44.9%
Total votes 229,785 100.0%
Republican hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jordan Cunningham (incumbent) 62,348 55.5
Democratic Bill Ostrander 49,967 44.5
Total votes 112,315 100.0
General election
Republican Jordan Cunningham (incumbent) 97,749 55.9
Democratic Bill Ostrander 76,994 44.1
Total votes 174,743 100.0
Republican hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dawn Ortiz-Legg 55,577 45.0
Republican Jordan Cunningham 45,750 37.0
Republican Steve Lebard 18,170 14.7
Libertarian Dominic Robert Rubini 4,142 3.4
Total votes 123,639 100.0
General election
Republican Jordan Cunningham 105,247 54.7
Democratic Dawn Ortiz-Legg 87,168 45.3
Total votes 192,415 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Katcho Achadjian (incumbent) 54,615 65.3
Democratic Heidi Harmon 29,030 34.7
Total votes 83,645 100.0
General election
Republican Katcho Achadjian (incumbent) 77,452 62.7
Democratic Heidi Harmon 46,126 37.3
Total votes 123,578 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Katcho Achadjian (incumbent) 62,747 64.9
Democratic Gerald "Gerry" Manata 33,862 35.1
Total votes 96,609 100.0
General election
Republican Katcho Achadjian (incumbent) 103,762 61.3
Democratic Gerald "Gerry" Manata 65,500 38.7
Total votes 169,262 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Around The City (Assemblyman John H. Colbert dies)". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  3. ^ "Grade Crossing Crash Is Fatal to Heisinger". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  4. ^ "William W. Hansen Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  5. ^ "Roscoe Patterson, Assemblyman From Visalia, Succumbs". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  6. ^ "Domer F. Power Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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