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
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.[2]
Marc Steinorth December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2018
James Ramos Democratic December 3, 2018 - present

Election results[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 hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Mike Morrell Resignation" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

External links[edit]