California's 49th State Assembly district

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California's 49th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Ed Chau
DMonterey Park
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,545
362,747
275,312
Demographics
Registered voters 208,109
Registration 42.41% Democratic

California's 49th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Ed Chau of Monterey Park.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the western San Gabriel Valley, with its western side abutting Los Angeles. The district is the first Asian American-majority state legislative district outside of Hawaii.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 67.6 – 27.2%
Senator Harris 55.8 – 44.2%
2014 Governor Brown 63.2 – 36.8%
2012 President Obama 64.7 – 33.3%
Senator Feinstein 67.9 – 32.1%

Election results[edit]

199219941996199820002001 (special)20022004200620082010201220142016

2016[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ed Chau (incumbent) 44,922 99.5
Republican Peter Amundson, Jr.(write-in) 188 0.4
Libertarian Matthew "Boomer" Shannon (write-in) 25 0.1
Total votes 45,135 100.0
General election
Democratic Ed Chau (incumbent) 82,964 70.0
Republican Peter Amundson, Jr. 35,533 30.0
Total votes 118,497 100.0
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ed Chau (incumbent) 17,540 60.2
Republican Esthela Torres Siegrist 11,576 39.8
Total votes 29,116 100.0
General election
Democratic Ed Chau (incumbent) 33,030 61.5
Republican Esthela Torres Siegrist 20,678 38.5
Total votes 53,708 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matthew Lin 20,549 52.2
Democratic Ed Chau 13,746 34.9
Democratic Mitchell Ing 5,074 12.9
Total votes 39,369 100.0
General election
Democratic Ed Chau 64,791 56.4
Republican Matthew Lin 50,153 43.6
Total votes 114,944 100.0
Democratic hold

2010[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Eng (incumbent) 46,841 68.9
Republican Brad Jonathan Taylor 21,148 31.1
Total votes 67,989 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Eng (incumbent) 62,418 67.2
Republican Esthela Siegrist 30,511 32.8
Total votes 92,929 100.0
Democratic hold

2006[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Eng 39,326 63.3
Republican Esthela G. Siegrist 18,021 28.9
Libertarian Laura Brown 4,865 7.8
Total votes 62,212 100.0
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Chu (incumbent) 62,075 65.8
Republican Sandra L. Needs 23,927 25.4
Libertarian Laura Brown 8,363 8.8
Total votes 94,365 100.0
Democratic hold

2002[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Chu (incumbent) 37,396 67.2
Republican George C. Shen 18,333 32.8
Total votes 55,729 100.0
Democratic hold

2001 (special)[edit]

California's 49th State Assembly district special election, 2001
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Gloria Romero
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Judy Chu 12,101 58.5
Democratic Daniel Arguello 6,958 33.7
Democratic Robert Miranda 1,097 5.3
Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 514 2.5
Total votes 20,670 100.0
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

California State Assembly election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Romero (incumbent) 62,015 100.0
Total votes 62,015 100.0
Democratic hold

1998[edit]

California State Assembly election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gloria Romero 43,800 71.2
Republican Jay T. Imperial 16,066 26.1
Libertarian Rachel Brown 1,634 2.7
Total votes 61,500 100.0
Democratic hold

1996[edit]

California State Assembly election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Martinez (incumbent) 49,804 69.2
Republican Jay T. Imperial 22,120 30.8
Total votes 71,924 100.0
Democratic hold

1994[edit]

California State Assembly election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Martinez (incumbent) 40,315 66.6
Republican George H. Nirschl III 17,825 29.5
Libertarian Kim Goldsworthy 2,357 3.9
Total votes 60,497 100.0
Democratic hold

1992[edit]

California State Assembly election, 1992
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Martinez 43,820 55.5
Republican Sophie C. Wong 32,258 40.8
Libertarian Kim Goldsworthy 2,917 3.7
Total votes 78,995 100.0
Democratic hold

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