California's 2nd State Senate district

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California's 2nd State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Mike McGuire
DHealdsburg
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
928,077
729,486
635,914
Demographics
Registered voters 540,288
Registration 50.76% Democratic

California's 2nd State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Mike McGuire of Healdsburg.

District profile[edit]

The district stretches along the North Coast from the Oregon border in the north to the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay Area in the south. The northern part of district is primarily rural, while the southern parts are more suburban.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 68.0 – 24.3%
Senator Harris 73.0 – 27.0%
2014 Governor Brown 72.7 – 27.3%
2012 President Obama 68.7 – 27.4%
Senator Feinstein 72.6 – 27.4%
Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2002 Governor Davis 49.3 - 33.3%
2000 President Gore 55.0 - 35.9%
Senator Feinstein 57.2 - 32.1%
1998 Governor Davis 60.8 - 32.0%
Senator Boxer 57.8 - 37.5%
1996 President Clinton 51.7 - 32.0%
1994 Governor Wilson 48.8 - 45.8%
Senator Feinstein 52.4 - 38.9%
1992 President Clinton 50.1 - 28.4%
Senator Boxer 53.4 - 36.4%
Senator Feinstein 60.6 - 31.5%

List of senators[edit]

Due to redistricting, the 2nd district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2001 redistricting by the California State Legislature.

Senator Party Dates Notes
Pablo de la Guerra Democratic 1851-1861 [1]
Romualdo Pacheco Democratic 1857-1863 [2]
John P. West Workingmen 1863-1877
George H. Smith Democratic 1877-1878
John M. Briceland Democratic 1878-
R. F. Del Valle Democratic
R. H. Campbell Republican
James M. Gleaves Republican
James T. Laird Republican
Clifford Coggins Republican 1902–1906
Abner Weed Republican 1906–1910
T. W. H. Shanahan Democratic 1910–1914
William B. Shearer Democratic 1914–1922
F. J. Powers Republican 1922–1926
James M. Allen Democratic 1926–1934
Henry M. McGuinness Democratic 1934–1938
Randolph Collier Republican 1938–1962
Democratic 1962-1966
Fred W. Marler Jr. Republican 1966–1974
Peter H. Behr Republican 1974–1978
Barry Keene Democratic 1978–1993
Mike Thompson Democratic 1993–1998
Wesley Chesbro Democratic 1998–2006
Pat Wiggins Democratic 2006–2010
Noreen Evans Democratic 2010–2014
Mike McGuire Democratic 2014-present

Election results[edit]

2014[edit]

California State Senate election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike McGuire 104,670 57.9
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 48,401 26.8
Democratic Derek Knell 19,733 10.9
No party preference Harry V. Lehmann 8,060 4.5
Total votes 180,864 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike McGuire 188,142 70.0
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 80,778 30.0
Total votes 268,920 100.0
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

California State Senate election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Noreen Evans 190,824 63.4
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 110,209 36.6
Independent Ed Musgrave (write-in) 10 0.0
Total votes 301,043 100.0
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

California State Senate election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pat Wiggins 173,053 66.1
Republican Lawrence R. Wiesner 88,960 33.9
Total votes 262,013 100.0
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

California State Senate election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wesley Chesbro (incumbent) 156,755 63.3
Republican Peggy Redfearn 80,079 32.6
Libertarian Laura Jean Likover 12,214 4.1
Total votes 249,048 100.0
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

California State Senate election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wesley Chesbro 137,728 51.2
Republican John Jordan 112,754 41.9
Peace and Freedom Brian Garay 18,612 6.9
Total votes 269,094 100.0
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

California State Senate election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Thompson (incumbent) 162,610 60.4
Republican Frank McMichael 95,275 35.4
Peace and Freedom Pamela Elizondo 11,289 4.2
Total votes 269,174 100.0
Democratic hold

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