California's 40th State Assembly district

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California's 40th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  James Ramos
DHighland
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,470[1]
333,685[1]
277,508[1]
Demographics
Registered voters229,591
Registration40.31% Democratic
33.75% Republican
21.04% No party preference

California's 40th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat James Ramos of Highland.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses parts of the Inland Empire. This plurality-Latino district forms a semicircular arc stretching from Rancho Cucamonga to Redlands, surrounding the much more heavily-Latino 47th district on the west, north, and east.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020[2] President Biden 56.3 – 41.3%
2018 Governor Newsom 53.7 – 46.3%
Senator de León 50.8 – 49.2%
2016 President Clinton 54.1 – 40.0%
Senator Harris 60.1 – 39.9%
2014 Governor Kashkari 51.5 – 48.5%
2012 President Obama 53.1 – 44.7%
Senator Feinstein 54.1 – 45.9%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 40th 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
Daniel J. Leary Democratic January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
Andrew J. Martin Republican January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
Edward Murray Democratic January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
Thomas W. Dennis Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Edmond Godchaux Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Sigmund M. Bettman Republican January 7, 1895 - January 2, 1899
Henry W. Miller January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
Hamilton A. Bauer January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
Leo H. Susman January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Gus Hartman January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
Henry Thompson January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Milton L. Schmitt January 4, 1909 - January 6, 1913
George Gelder January 6, 1913 - January 6, 1919 Alameda
Progressive
Republican
Arthur A. Wendering January 6, 1919 - January 8, 1923
Chris B. Fox January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
Harold C. Cloudman January 5, 1925 - January 2, 1933
James J. McBride Democratic January 2, 1933 - January 4, 1937 Ventura
Fred P. Muldoon January 4, 1937 - January 2, 1939
Roscoe W. Burson Republican January 2, 1939 - January 6, 1941
John B. Cooke Democratic January 6, 1941 - January 4, 1943
William H. Rosenthal January 4, 1943 - January 5, 1953 Los Angeles
Edward E. Elliott January 5, 1953 - January 6, 1969
Alex P. Garcia January 6, 1969 - November 30, 1974
Tom Bane December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1992
Barbara Friedman December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1996
Robert Hertzberg December 2, 1996 - November 30, 2002
Lloyd E. Levine December 2, 2002 - November 30, 2008
Bob Blumenfield December 1, 2008 - November 30, 2012
Mike Morrell Republican December 3, 2012 - April 3, 2014 San Bernardino Resigned from the Assembly to be sworn in the State Senate after winning a special election for the 23rd district.[3]
Marc Steinorth December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2018
James Ramos Democratic December 3, 2018 - present

Election results 1992 - present[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Ramos (incumbent) 54,923 59.4%
Republican Jennifer Tullius 37,590 40.6%
Total votes 92,313 100.0%
General election
Democratic James Ramos (incumbent) 111,885 58.4%
Republican Jennifer Tullius 79,821 41.6%
Total votes 191,706 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Henry Gomez Nickel 29,550 45.7
Democratic James C. Ramos 26,297 40.7
Democratic Libbern Gwen Cook 8,777 13.6
Total votes 64,624 100.0
General election
Democratic James C. Ramos 77,585 59.5
Republican Henry Gomez Nickel 52,746 40.5
Total votes 130,331 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Abigail Medina 36,524 50.5
Republican Marc Steinorth (incumbent) 35,814 49.5
Total votes 72,338 100.0
General election
Republican Marc Steinorth (incumbent) 76,537 50.6
Democratic Abigail Medina 74,589 49.4
Total votes 151,126 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marc Steinorth 20,292 53.9
Democratic Kathleen Henry 6,416 17.1
Democratic Melissa O'Donnell 5,835 15.5
Democratic Arthur Bustamonte 5,085 13.5
Total votes 37,628 100.0
General election
Republican Marc Steinorth 39,303 55.7
Democratic Kathleen Henry 31,309 44.3
Total votes 70,612 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Morrell (incumbent) 26,261 58.2
Democratic Russ Warner 18,862 41.8
Total votes 42,123 100.0
General election
Republican Mike Morrell (incumbent) 65,282 50.4
Democratic Russ Warner 64,264 49.6
Total votes 129,546 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

2010[edit]

2010 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Blumenfield (incumbent) 56,208 61.0
Republican Dennis Deyoung 36,069 39.0
Total votes 92,277 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

2008 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Blumenfield 72,360 58.56
Republican Armineh Chelebian 32,973 26.68
Libertarian Pamela Brown 18,239 14.76
Total votes 123,572 100.00
Turnout   67.67
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

2006 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd Levine (incumbent) 50,807 63.40
Republican Rick Montaine 29,325 36.60
Total votes 80,132 100.00
Turnout   53.42
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

2004 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd E. Levine (incumbent) 69,421 57.97
Republican Mark Isler 50,323 42.03
Total votes 119,744 100.00
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

2002 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd E. Levine 43,800 56.45
Republican Connie Friedman 33,797 43.55
Invalid or blank votes 8,269 9.63
Total votes 85,866 100.00
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

2000 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Hertzberg (incumbent) 70,463 70.21
Republican Kyle Hammans 22,808 22.73
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 7,093 7.07
Invalid or blank votes 11,743 10.47
Total votes 112,107 100.00
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

1998 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Hertzberg (incumbent) 51,145 68.75
Republican Eunice Deleuw 18,998 25.54
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 4,245 5.71
Invalid or blank votes 7,469 9.12
Total votes 81,857 100.00
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

1996 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Hertzberg 51,960 58.98
Republican H. R. "Ron" Culver 27,248 30.93
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 6,985 7.93
Natural Law David L. Cossak 1,899 2.16
Invalid or blank votes 12,637 12.55
Total votes 100,729 100.00
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

1994 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Friedman (incumbent) 45,926 57.92
Republican Noel A. Degaetano 28,764 36.27
Libertarian Kelley L. Ross 4,607 5.81
Invalid or blank votes 10,364 11.56
Total votes 89,661 100.00
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

1992 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Barbara Friedman (incumbent) 66,597 57.83
Republican Horace H. Heidt 35,111 30.49
Peace and Freedom Jean K. Glasser 5,808 5.04
Green Glenn Bailey 4,093 3.55
Libertarian John Vernon 3,547 3.08
Invalid or blank votes 11,083 8.78
Total votes 126,239 100.00
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "2020 Presidential by Legislative District & Most Recent Election Result". CNalysis. Retrieved June 9, 2021.
  3. ^ "Mike Morrell Resignation" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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