California's 65th State Assembly district

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California's 65th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Sharon Quirk-Silva
DFullerton
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
461,510[1]
345,653[1]
254,368[1]
Demographics
Registered voters224,960[2]
Registration42.57% Democratic
28.76% Republican
24.25% No party preference

California's 65th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Sharon Quirk-Silva of Fullerton.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses parts of north Orange County, anchored by the city of Fullerton. The primarily suburban district is ethnically and socioeconomically diverse.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 57.0 – 40.9%
2018 Governor Newsom 54.5 – 45.5%
Senator Feinstein 55.4 – 44.6%
2016 President Clinton 56.7 – 37.3%
Senator Sanchez 50.6 – 49.4%
2014 Governor Kashkari 50.7 – 49.3%
2012 President Obama 51.9 – 45.7%
Senator Feinstein 54.2 – 45.8%

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 54,240 57.7%
Democratic Cynthia Thacker 39,796 42.3%
Total votes 94,036 100.0%
General election
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 112,333 58.3%
Republican Cynthia Thacker 80,468 41.7%
Total votes 192,801 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 37,587 52.9
Republican Alexandria "Alex" Coronado 33,459 47.1
Total votes 71,046 100.0
General election
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 74,636 57.2
Republican Alexandria "Alex" Coronado 55,953 42.8
Total votes 130,589 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva 42,890 54.3
Republican Young Kim (incumbent) 36,028 45.7
Total votes 78,918 100.0
General election
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva 79,654 53.2
Republican Young Kim (incumbent) 69,941 46.8
Total votes 149,595 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Young Kim 21,593 54.7
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 17,896 45.3
Total votes 39,489 100.0
General election
Republican Young Kim 42,376 54.6
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva (incumbent) 35,204 45.4
Total votes 77,580 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chris Norby (incumbent) 29,917 58.8
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva 20,936 41.2
Total votes 50,853 100.0
General election
Democratic Sharon Quirk-Silva 68,988 52.0
Republican Chris Norby (incumbent) 63,576 48.0
Total votes 132,564 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

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).

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