California's 44th State Assembly district

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California's 44th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Jacqui Irwin
DThousand Oaks
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,271[1]
338,873[1]
261,592[1]
Demographics
Registered voters241,389
Registration41.85% Democratic
31.66% Republican
21.76% No party preference

California's 44th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Jacqui Irwin of Thousand Oaks.

District profile[edit]

The district is located on the South Coast, encompassing the outer western suburbs of Los Angeles and nearby communities. It is anchored by Oxnard in the west and Thousand Oaks in the east.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 59.3 - 36.9%
2018 Governor Newsom 55.9 – 44.1%
Senator Feinstein 51.9 – 48.1%
2016 President Clinton 57.1 – 37.0%
Senator Harris 61.2 – 38.8%
2014 Governor Brown 53.2 – 47.8%
2012 President Obama 52.4 – 45.5%
Senator Feinstein 54.4 – 45.6%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 44th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Representatives Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Frederick M. Lovell Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
Richard Cohen Democratic January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
H. H. Black January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
George A. Wentworth Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
James McGown January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Louis P. Zocchi January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
Edward S. Ryan Democratic January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
Michael H. Barry Republican January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
August A. Cavagnaro Democratic January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
James Durham Hart Republican January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Mel Vogel January 2, 1905 - January 4, 1909
George Mairs Perine January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
Victor A. Sbragia January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
Lewis Dan Bohnett January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 Santa Clara
Theodore McKay Wright Progressive January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Theodore V. Brown Republican January 8, 1917 - January 6, 1919
Theodore McKay Wright January 6, 1919 - January 5, 1931
Maurice S. Meeker January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933 Fresno
Clare Woolwine January 2, 1933 - January 7, 1935 Los Angeles
John B. Pelletier Democratic January 7, 1935 - November 29, 1946 Died in office.
Edward E. Elliott April 10, 1947 - January 5, 1953 Sworn in after winning special election.[2]
Herbert R. Klocksiem Republican January 5, 1953 - January 5, 1959
Joseph M. Kennick Democratic January 5, 1959 - January 2, 1967
Mike Cullen January 2, 1967 - November 30, 1974
Alan Sieroty December 2, 1974 - March 24, 1977 Resigned to become a State Senator after winning a special election.[3]
Mel Levine July 6, 1977 - November 30, 1982 Sworn in after winning special election.[4]
Tom Hayden December 6, 1982 - November 30, 1992
Bill Hoge Republican December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1996
Jack Scott Democratic December 2, 1996 - November 30, 2000
Carol Liu December 4, 2000 - November 30, 2006
Anthony Portantino December 6, 2006 – November 30, 2012
Jeff Gorell Republican December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2014 Los Angeles, Ventura
Jacqui Irwin Democratic December 1, 2014 - present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 73,294 62.2
Republican Denise Pedrow 44,534 37.8
Total votes 117,828 100.0
General election
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 132,679 60.7
Republican Denise Pedrow 86,051 39.3
Total votes 218,730 100.0

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 44,028 51.9
Republican Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy 37,342 44.0
Democratic Robert Zelinsky 3,411 4.0
Total votes 84,781 100.0
General election
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 95,622 58.9
Republican Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy 66,758 42.1
Total votes 162,380 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 63,992 60.9
Republican Kerry J. Nelson 41,145 39.1
Total votes 105,137 100.0
General election
Democratic Jacqui Irwin (incumbent) 107,084 59.0
Republican Kerry J. Nelson 74,417 41.0
Total votes 181,501 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jacqui Irwin 24,225 44.7
Republican Rob McCoy 16,811 31.0
Republican Mario de la Piedra 13,116 24.2
Total votes 54,152 100.0
General election
Democratic Jacqui Irwin 57,098 52.3
Republican Rob McCoy 52,085 47.7
Total votes 109,183 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Gorell (incumbent) 38,263 58.1
Democratic Eileen MacEnery 15,343 23.3
Democratic Thomas Mullens 12,226 18.6
Total votes 65,832 100.0
General election
Republican Jeff Gorell (incumbent) 86,132 52.9
Democratic Eileen MacEnery 76,805 47.1
Total votes 162,937 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Edward Elliot Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  3. ^ "Alan Sieroty Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  4. ^ "Mel Levine Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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