California's 42nd State Assembly district

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California's 42nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Chad Mayes
IRancho Mirage
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,952[1]
358,808[1]
315,589[1]
Demographics
Registered voters230,889
Registration35.29% Republican
34.26% Democratic
24.30% No party preference

California's 42nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Independent Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley.

District profile[edit]

The district straddles the gateway between the Inland Empire and the California desert, stretching from Yucaipa and Hemet in the west to the Twentynine Palms region and western Coachella Valley in the east.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 50.5 – 47.5%
2018 Governor[2] Cox 52.2 – 47.8%
Senator[3] De Leon 51.8 – 48.2%
2016 President Trump 49.7 – 45.6%
Senator Harris 61.1 – 38.9%
2014 Governor Kashkari 52.8 – 47.2%
2012 President Romney 52.9 – 45.0%
Senator Emken 51.6 – 48.4%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 42nd 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
V. C. McMurray Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
John La Blanc January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
E. S. Saloman January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
Louis A. Phillips January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
William Hendrickson Jr. Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Isaac M. Merrill Republican January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
Lorenzo A. Henry January 4, 1897 - January 5, 1903
Phineas S. Barber January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
George A. McGowan January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
Samuel T. Kohlman January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Albert P. Wheelan Democratic January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
Arthur Max Joel Republican January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
Henry Ward Brown January 6, 1913 - June 16, 1916 San Mateo Died in office to cancer.[4]
Frank Leonard Eksward Democratic January 8, 1917 - January 3, 1927 While he was in office, he changed his party affiliation to Republican.
Republican
Harry L. Parkman January 3, 1927 - January 5, 1931
Bert B. Snyder January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933
James S. O'Connor Democratic January 2, 1933 - January 7, 1935 Los Angeles
Elmer E. Lore January 7, 1935 - January 6, 1941
Everett G. Burkhalter January 6, 1941 - January 6, 1947
Walter R. Hinton Republican January 6, 1947 - January 3, 1949
Everett G. Burkhalter Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 5, 1953
William F. Marsh Republican January 5, 1953 - January 5, 1959
Tom Bane Democratic January 5, 1959 - January 4, 1965
Bob Moretti January 4, 1965 - November 30, 1974
Frank D. Lanterman Republican December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1978
William H. Ivers December 4, 1978 - November 30, 1982
Dick Mountjoy December 6, 1982 - November 30, 1992
Burt M. Margolin Democratic December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994
Wally Knox December 5, 1994 - November 30, 2000
Paul Koretz December 4, 2000 – November 30, 2006
Mike Feuer December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2012
Brian Nestande Republican December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2014 Riverside, San Bernardino
Chad Mayes December 1, 2014 – present On December 5, 2019, Mayes left the Republican party and registered as an independent.[5]
Independent

Election results 1992 - present[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Chad Mayes (incumbent) 42,717 35.0
Republican Andrew F. Kotyuk 40,893 33.5
Democratic DeniAntionette Mazingo 38,492 31.5
Total votes 122,102 100.0
General election
Independent Chad Mayes (incumbent) 120,359 55.6
Republican Andrew F. Kotyuk 96,172 44.4
Total votes 216,531 100.0
Independent hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic DeniAntionette Mazingo 33,586 35.6
Republican Chad Mayes (incumbent) 30,880 32.8
Republican Gary Jeandron 15,032 16.0
Republican Andrew F. Kotyuk 11,572 12.3
Green Carol Bouldin 3,166 3.4
Total votes 94,236 100.0
General election
Republican Chad Mayes (incumbent) 86,333 55.3
Democratic DeniAntionette Mazingo 69,747 44.7
Total votes 156,080 100.0
Republican hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chad Mayes (incumbent) 49,580 50.8
Democratic Greg Rodriguez 40,446 41.4
Libertarian Jeff Hewitt 7,601 7.8
Total votes 97,627 100.0
General election
Republican Chad Mayes (incumbent) 97,864 57.4
Democratic Greg Rodriguez 72,581 42.6
Total votes 170,445 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Karalee Hargrove 22,973 37.8
Republican Chad Mayes 20,921 34.4
Republican Gary Jeandron 14,877 27.8
Total votes 60,771 100.0
General election
Republican Chad Mayes 56,517 57.3
Democratic Karalee Hargrove 42,082 42.7
Total votes 98,599 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Nestande (incumbent) 41,217 61.2
Democratic Mark Anthony Orozco 26,107 38.8
Total votes 67,324 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Nestande (incumbent) 81,768 54.7
Democratic Mark Anthony Orozco 67,823 45.3
Total votes 149,591 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

2010[edit]

2010 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Feuer (incumbent) 106,029 73.2
Republican Mary Toman-Miller 38,836 26.8
Republican David Hernandez (write-in) 17 0.0
Total votes 144,882 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

2008 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Feuer (incumbent) 142,456 76.07
Republican Steven Sion 44,803 23.93
Total votes 187,259 100.00
Turnout   70.07
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

2006 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael Feuer 94,619 88.22
Republican Steven Sion 27,539 25.68
Libertarian Colin Goldman 6,101 5.69
Total votes 107,259 100.00
Turnout   51.27
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

2004 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Koretz (incumbent) 143,376 75.42
Republican Paul Morgan Fredrix 46,715 24.58
Total votes 190,091 100.00
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

2002 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Koretz (incumbent) 83,025 74.29
Republican Jeffrey A. Bissiri 28,737 25.71
Invalid or blank votes 10,264 8.41
Total votes 122,026 100.00
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

2000 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Paul Koretz 100,238 66.64
Republican Douglas Cleon Taylor 28,171 18.73
Green Sara Amir 14,995 9.97
Libertarian Mark Allen Selzer 5,665 3.77
Natural Law Ivka Adam 1,352 0.90
Invalid or blank votes 20,108 11.79
Total votes 170,529 100.00
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

1998 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wally Knox (incumbent) 81,130 74.01
Republican Kevin B. Davis 24,140 22.02
Peace and Freedom Nancy Lawrence 4,353 3.97
Invalid or blank votes 11,515 9.51
Total votes 121,138 100.00
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

1996 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wally Knox (incumbent) 87,256 65.57
Republican Adam Ross 37,921 28.50
Libertarian Eric Michael Fine 5,699 4.28
Natural Law Herbert Paul 2,203 1.66
Invalid or blank votes 20,047 13.09
Total votes 153,126 100.00
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

1994 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wally Knox 74,303 63.68
Republican Robert "Bob" Davis 36,932 31.65
Libertarian Eric Michael Fine 5,441 4.66
Invalid or blank votes 17,681 13.16
Total votes 134,357 100.00
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

1992 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Burt Margolin (incumbent) 112,864 67.34
Republican Robert "Bob" Davis 44,584 26.60
Libertarian Andrew S. Rotter 4,093 3.55
Peace and Freedom Timothy Burdick 5,686 3.39
Invalid or blank votes 24,351 12.69
Total votes 191,578 100.00
Democratic gain from Republican

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[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/us-senate-by-assembly.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  4. ^ "Henry Ward Brown, State Legislator, Is Victim of Cancer". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  5. ^ "Calif. Assemblyman Chad Mayes defects from GOP, will run for reelection as an independent". desertsun.com. Retrieved December 5, 2019.

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