California's 78th State Assembly district

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California's 78th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Todd Gloria
DSan Diego
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
461,885[1]
399,987[1]
352,199[1]
Demographics
Registered voters291,918[2]
Registration47.46% Democratic
20.41% Republican
26.33% No party preference

California's 78th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Todd Gloria of San Diego.

District profile[edit]

The district takes in a stretch of San Diego County's coast from Solana Beach to the Mexican border, including part of San Diego Bay and coastal San Diego. It comprises a variety of communities, including Downtown San Diego, beachfront neighborhoods, UC San Diego, and a military base.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 69.4 – 30.6%
Senator Feinstein 56.4 – 43.6%
2016 President Clinton 67.5 – 25.9%
Senator Harris 68.0 – 32.0%
2014 Governor Brown 62.7 – 37.3%
2012 President Obama 63.1 – 34.1%
Senator Feinstein 65.2 – 34.8%

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Ward 69,125 55.6
Democratic Sarah Davis 34,410 27.7
Democratic Micah Perlin 20,741 16.7
Total votes 124,276 100.0
General election
Democratic Chris Ward
Democratic Sarah Davis
Total votes
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Todd Gloria (incumbent) 79,738 71.2
Republican Maggie J. Campbell 32,250 28.8
Total votes 111,988 100.0
General election
Democratic Todd Gloria (incumbent) 140,598 71.1
Republican Maggie J. Campbell 57,217 28.9
Total votes 197,815 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Todd Gloria 91,602 71.8
Republican Kevin D. Melton 36,013 28.2
Total votes 127,615 100.0
General election
Democratic Todd Gloria 145,850 69.1
Republican Kevin D. Melton 65,134 30.9
Total votes 178,242 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 45,922 60.2
Republican Barbara Decker 21,545 28.2
Republican Kevin D. Melton 8,855 11.6
Total votes 76,322 100.0
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 72,224 61.6
Republican Barbara Decker 45,088 38.4
Total votes 117,312 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 54,175 59.8
Republican Ralph Denney 25,291 27.9
Republican Robert E. Williams 11,121 12.3
Total votes 90,587 100.0
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 116,987 62.4
Republican Ralph Denney 70,526 37.6
Total votes 187,513 100.0
Democratic hold

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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