California's 7th State Assembly district

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California's 7th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Kevin McCarty
DSacramento
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
464,310[1]
346,100[1]
286,401[1]
Demographics
Registered voters242,595
Registration48.52% Democratic
20.79% Republican
25.09% No party preference

California's 7th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Kevin McCarty of Sacramento.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the northern two-thirds of the city of Sacramento and its northern and western suburbs. The California State Capitol is located in the district.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 69.1 – 28.4%
2018 Governor Newsom 68.3 – 31.7%
Senator Feinstein 55.4 – 44.6%
2016 President Clinton 67.5 – 25.6%
Senator Harris 63.6 – 36.4%
2014 Governor Brown 71.9 – 28.1%
2012 President Obama 67.5 – 29.6%
Senator Feinstein 69.7 – 30.3%

List of assemblymembers[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 7th 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
John F. Ellison Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Tehama
William P. Mathews Democratic January 3, 1887 - January 5, 1891
James Thompson Matlock Sr. Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Edward B. Price Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 31, 1893 Butte Died in office.[2]
Frederick R. Stansell Republican January 7, 1895 - January 2, 1899
Richard DeLancie January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
Barnabas Collins January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1901 Died shortly after being sworn in office. Died from Pneumonia[3]
Frederick R. Stansell January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
William F. Gates January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
William James Costar January 7, 1907 - January 2, 1911
John H. Guill Jr. Democratic January 2, 1911 - January 4, 1915
B. B. Meek January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
C. H. Brown Republican January 8, 1917 - January 6, 1919
Elizabeth Hughes January 6, 1919 - January 8, 1923
Bert B. Snyder January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
Charles H. Deuel Democratic January 5, 1925 - January 5, 1931
Hubert B. Scudder Republican January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933 Sonoma
January 2, 1933 - January 6, 1941 Sonoma, Marin
Richard H. McCollister January 6, 1941 - January 2, 1961
Bill Bagley January 2, 1961 - November 30, 1974
John Garamendi Democratic December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1976 Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mono, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Tuolumne
Norman S. Waters December 6, 1976 - December 6, 1982
December 6, 1982 - November 30, 1990 Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mono, Placer, Sacramento, Tuolumne
David Knowles Republican December 3, 1990 - November 30, 1992
Valerie K. Brown Democratic December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1998 Napa, Solano, Sonoma
Pat Wiggins December 7, 1998 - November 30, 2004
Noreen Evans December 6, 2004 - December 6, 2010
Michael Allen December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2012
Roger Dickinson December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2014 Sacramento, Yolo
Kevin McCarty December 1, 2014 - Present

Election results[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California's 7th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 88,445 99.8%
Libertarian James O. Just (write-in) 199 0.2%
Total votes 88,644 100
General election
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 149,083 73.9%
Libertarian James O. Just 52,543 26.1%
Total votes 201,626 100%

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 63,705 99.6
Republican Scott Schmidt (write-in) 237 0.4
Total votes 63,942 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 107,849 71.3
Republican Scott Schmidt 43,361 28.7
Total votes 151,210 100.0
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 69,901 99.5
Republican Ryan K. Brown (write-in) 254 0.4
Libertarian Janine Kloss (write-in) 51 0.1
Republican Ralph Merletti (write-in) 43 0.1
Total votes 70,249 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin McCarty (incumbent) 111,112 69.8
Republican Ryan K. Brown 48,097 30.2
Total votes 159,209 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin McCarty 18,935 34.9
Democratic Steve Cohn 15,877 29.3
Republican Ralph Merletti 8,115 15.0
Democratic Mark Johannessen 6,413 11.8
Republican Oliver Ponce 4,869 9.0
Total votes 54,209 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin McCarty 46,983 58.7
Democratic Steve Cohn 33,051 41.3
Total votes 80,034 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Roger Dickinson (incumbent) 41,100 68.0
Republican Jonathan Zachariou 19,304 32.0
Total votes 60,404 100.0
General election
Democratic Roger Dickinson (incumbent) 96,422 69.8
Republican Jonathan Zachariou 41,735 30.2
Total votes 138,157 100.0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "ASSEMBLYMAN PRICE DEAD". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  3. ^ "BUTTE'S ASSEMBLYMAN DIES AT SARAMENTO". cdnc.ucr.edu.

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