California's 38th State Senate district

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California's 38th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Brian Jones
RSantee
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
929,760[1]
696,724[1]
559,186[1]
Demographics
Registered voters561,514[2]
Registration36.85% Republican
32.40% Democratic
24.44% No party preference

California's 38th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Republican Brian Jones of Santee.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses much of inland San Diego County, including suburban and rural areas.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 49.5 – 48.1%
2018 Governor Cox 55.0 – 45.0%
Senator Feinstein 50.3 – 49.7%
2016 President Trump 49.7 – 44.4%
Senator Harris 56.5 – 43.5%
2014 Governor Kashkari 60.1 – 39.9%
2012 President Romney 56.7 – 41.3%
Senator Emken 56.8 – 43.2%

List of senators[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 38th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Senators Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Stephen M. White Democratic January 3, 1887 - January 5, 1891 Los Angeles
R. B. Carpenter Republican January 5, 1891 - January 7, 1895 Los Angeles, Orange
Samuel Newell Androus January 7, 1895 - January 2, 1899 Los Angeles
Alvan T. Currier January 2, 1899 - January 5, 1903
Cornelius W. Pendleton January 5, 1903 - January 7, 1907
H. S. G. McCartney January 7, 1907 - January 2, 1911
Leslie R. Hewitt January 2, 1911 - January 4, 1915
John W. Ballard January 4, 1915 - January 6, 1919
Henry H. Yonkin January 6, 1919 - January 8, 1923
Charles H. V. Lewis January 8, 1923 - January 3, 1927
J. W. McKinley January 3, 1927 - January 7, 1935
Culbert Olson Democratic January 7, 1935 - January 2, 1939
Robert W. Kenny January 2, 1939 - January 4, 1943
Jack Tenney January 4, 1943 - January 3, 1955
Richard B. Richards January 3, 1955 - January 7, 1963
Thomas M. Rees January 7, 1963 - January 9, 1966 Resigned from the Senate to be sworn in the 26th Congressional district.[3]
Clair Burgener Republican January 2, 1967 – January 3, 1973 San Diego Resigned from the Senate to be sworn in the 42nd Congressional district.
John Stull March 12, 1973 - November 30, 1978 Imperial, Riverside, San Diego Sworn in after winning special election.[4]
William A. Craven December 4, 1978 - November 30, 1998
San Diego
Bill Morrow December 7, 1998 - November 30, 2006 Orange, San Diego
Mark Wyland December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2014
Joel Anderson December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2018 San Diego
Brian Jones December 3, 2018 - present


Election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Jones 114,270 57.2
Democratic Jeff Griffith 79,862 40.0
Libertarian Antonio Salguero 5,576 2.8
Total votes 199,708 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Jones 187,345 53.0
Democratic Jeff Griffith 166,092 47.0
Total votes 353,437 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

2014 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joel Anderson (incumbent) 87,933 71.1
Democratic Fotios "Frank" Tsimboukakis 35,656 28.9
Total votes 123,589 100.0
General election
Republican Joel Anderson (incumbent) 146,510 68.9
Democratic Fotios "Frank" Tsimboukakis 66,066 30.8
Total votes 212,576 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Report of Registration as of July 3, 2020" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Thomas Rees Resignation letter". babelhathitrust.org.
  4. ^ "John Stull Sworn in". babel.hathitrust.org.

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