California's 77th State Assembly district

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California's 77th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Brian Maienschein
DSan Diego
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
464,066
351,336
310,211
Demographics
Registered voters278,103
Registration33.93% Republican
32.02% Democratic
29.30% No party preference

California's 77th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Brian Maienschein of San Diego. Elected to the Assembly four times as a Republican, Maienschein became a Democrat on January 24, 2019.[1][2]

District profile[edit]

The district takes in inland northern San Diego, centered on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. It also extends into parts of North County, including the city of Poway.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor[3] Newsom 54.3 – 45.7%
Senator[4] Feinstein 56.2 – 43.8%
2016 President Clinton 55.2 – 38.9%
Senator Harris 61.2 – 38.8%
2014 Governor Kashkari 51.0 – 49.0%
2012 President Romney 49.8 – 48.2%
Senator Feinstein 50.8 – 49.2%

Election results[edit]

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 63,269 56.1
Democratic Sunday Gover 49,554 43.9
Total votes 112,823 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 99,880 50.2
Democratic Sunday Gover 99,273 49.8
Total votes 199,153 100.0
Republican hold


2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 68,812 57.7
Democratic Melinda K. Vásquez 50,345 42.3
Total votes 119,157 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 121,140 57.8
Democratic Melinda K. Vásquez 88,344 42.2
Total votes 209,484 100.0
Republican hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 57,147 70.6
Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 23,821 29.4
Total votes 80,968 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Maienschein (incumbent) 82,987 65.8
Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 43,038 34.2
Total votes 126,025 100.0
Republican hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Maienschein 45,071 47.3
Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 23,075 24.2
Republican Dustin Steiner 14,406 15.1
No party preference Greg Laskaris 12,639 13.3
Total votes 95,191 100.0
General election
Republican Brian Maienschein 114,314 60.1
Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 75,824 39.9
Total votes 190,138 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assemblyman Brian Maienschein Switches Parties, From Republican to Democrat". KNSD (NBC San Diego). January 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "California Republican Party gets even smaller: A GOP lawmaker defects to the Democrats". The Sacramento Bee. January 24, 2019.
  3. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/governor-assembly.pdf
  4. ^ https://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/sov/2018-general/ssov/us-senate-by-assembly.pdf

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