California's 80th State Assembly district

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California's 80th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymemberVacant
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
464,602[1]
335,580[1]
227,429[1]
Demographics
Registered voters233,550[2]
Registration48.86% Democratic
15.84% Republican
29.22% No party preference

California's 80th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently vacant after Democrat Lorena Gonzalez of San Diego resigned on January 5, 2022, to become leader of the California Labor Federation.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the southern parts of urban San Diego County. It runs up against the Mexican border and takes in the Latino core of the metropolitan area.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 70.0 – 30.0%
Senator de Leon 51.1 – 48.9%
2016 President Clinton 73.1 – 21.3%
Senator Harris 54.1 – 45.9%
2014 Governor Brown 66.2 – 33.8%
2012 President Obama 69.5 – 28.7%
Senator Feinstein 69.9 – 30.1%

List of Assembly Members[edit]

Assembly Members Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Thomas J. Swayne Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Diego
Nestor Alcinous Young January 3, 1887 - January 2, 1893
William M. Casterline, Sr. January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
Alfred Keen January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
J. L. Dryden Fusion January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
A. S. Crowder Republican January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
C. R. Stewart January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
John G. Burgess January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Percy A. Johnson January 5, 1905 - January 2, 1911
San Diego, Imperial
Fred E. Judson January 2, 1911 - January 8, 1917 Ran as a Progressive for his 3rd term.
Progressive San Diego
William A. Doran Republican January 8, 1917 - January 3, 1921
Robert Western Colburn January 3, 1921 - January 8, 1923
Edwin A. Mueller January 8, 1923 - January 3, 1927
Crowell D. Eddy January 3, 1927 - January 5, 1931
Arthur R. Honnold January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933
Charles W. Stream January 2, 1933 - January 6, 1947
Howard K. Cramer January 6, 1947 - May 28, 1949 Resigned from office.[3]
Ralph R. Cloyed January 8, 1951 - January 3, 1955
Jack Schrade January 3, 1955 - January 7, 1963
Hale Ashcraft January 7, 1963 - January 2, 1967
John Stull January 2, 1967 - March 12, 1973 Resigned to be sworn in 38th Senate district.[4]
Wadie P. Deddeh Democratic December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1982
Stephen Peace December 6, 1982 - November 30, 1992 San Diego, Imperial
Julie Bornstein December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994 Imperial, Riverside
Jim Battin Republican December 5, 1994 - November 30, 2000
David G. Kelley December 4, 2000 - November 30, 2002
Bonnie Garcia December 2, 2002 - November 30, 2008
V. Manuel Perez Democratic December 1, 2008 - November 30, 2012
Ben Hueso December 3, 2012 - March 21, 2013 San Diego Resigned to be sworn in the 40th Senate district.[5]
Lorena Gonzalez May 28, 2013 - January 5, 2022 Sworn in after winning special election.[6] Resigned to become leader of the California Labor Federation.

Election results 1992 - present[edit]

2020[edit]

2020 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (incumbent) 56,872 72.7%
Republican John J. Vogel 13,999 17.9%
Republican Lincoln Pickard 7,334 9.4%
Total votes 78,205 100.0%
General election
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (incumbent) 121,661 71.5%
Republican John J. Vogel 48,390 28.5%
Total votes 170,051 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (incumbent) 38,449 70.5
Republican Lincoln Pickard 16,107 29.5
Republican Joseph Viveiros (write-in) 3 0.0
Total votes 54,559 100.0
General election
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (incumbent) 82,621 75.0
Republican Lincoln Pickard 27,563 25.0
Total votes 110,184 100.0
Democratic hold


2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez (incumbent) 55,150 74.6
Republican Lincoln Pickard 14,015 19.0
No party preference Louis J. Marinelli 4,753 6.4
Total votes 73,918 100.0
General election
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez (incumbent) 108,655 77.8
Republican Lincoln Pickard 30,917 22.2
Total votes 139,572 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez (incumbent) 25,953 100.0
Total votes 25,953 100.0
General election
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez (incumbent) 43,362 100.0
Total votes 43,362 100.0
Democratic hold

2013 (special)[edit]

California's 80th State Assembly district special election, 2013
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Ben Hueso
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorena Gonzalez 18,125 71.2
Democratic Steve Castaneda 6,646 26.1
Libertarian Kaiden Degas (write-in) 548 2.2
Republican Lincoln Pickard (write-in) 140 0.5
Total votes 25,459 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 26,717 61.6
Republican Derrick W. Roach 16,623 38.4
Total votes 43,340 100.0
General election
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 76,225 69.6
Republican Derrick W. Roach 33,260 30.4
Total votes 109,485 100.0
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

2010 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Manuel Perez (incumbent) 58,315 58.3
Republican Steve Sanchez 41,728 41.7
Total votes 100,043 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

2008 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Manuel Perez 70,140 52.65
Republican Gary Jeandron 63,085 47.35
Total votes 133,225 100.00
Turnout   69.41
Democratic gain from Republican

2006[edit]

2006 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bonnie Garcia (incumbent) 42,459 51.52
Democratic Steve Clute 39,946 48.48
Total votes 82,405 100.00
Turnout   47.25
Republican hold

2004[edit]

2004 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bonnie Garcia (incumbent) 66,880 58.63
Democratic Mary Ann Andreas 47,194 41.37
Total votes 114,074 100.00
Republican hold

2002[edit]

2002 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bonnie Garcia 36,254 51.78
Democratic Joey Acuna, Jr. 33,757 48.22
Invalid or blank votes 2,175 3.01
Total votes 72,186 100.00
Republican hold

2000[edit]

2000 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David G. Kelley (incumbent) 63,848 52.15
Democratic Joey Acuna, Jr. 53,849 43.99
Libertarian Susan Marie Weber 4,728 3.86
Invalid or blank votes 1,961 1.58
Total votes 124,386 100.00
Republican hold

1998[edit]

1998 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Battin (incumbent) 52,823 55.48
Democratic Joey Acuna, Jr. 38,892 40.84
Libertarian Susan Marie Weber 3,504 2.68
Invalid or blank votes 5,826 5.77
Total votes 101,045 100.00
Republican hold

1996[edit]

1996 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Battin (incumbent) 61,864 56.71
Democratic Steve Clute 44,480 40.77
Natural Law John R. Borchert 2,745 2.52
Invalid or blank votes 6,072 5.27
Total votes 115,161 100.00
Republican hold

1994[edit]

1994 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Battin 53,794 56.35
Democratic Julie Bornstein (incumbent) 41,671 43.65
Invalid or blank votes 7,625 7.4
Total votes 103,090 100.00
Republican gain from Democratic

1992[edit]

1992 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julie Bornstein 56,760 49.65
Republican Tricia Rae Hunter 55,971 48.96
No party Philip B. Dreisbach (write-in) 1,592 1.39
Invalid or blank votes 9,269 7.50
Total votes 123,592 100.00
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).
  3. ^ "Howard K. Cramer Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  4. ^ "John Stull Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  5. ^ "Ben Hueso Resignation letter" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.
  6. ^ "Lorena Gonzalez Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

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