California's 7th State Senate district

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California's 7th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Steve Glazer
DOrinda
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
924,708
687,634
569,011
Demographics
Registered voters 555,506
Registration 44.82% Democratic

California's 7th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Steve Glazer of Orinda.

District profile[edit]

The district encompasses the East Bay east of the Berkeley Hills. It stretches from the western Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta in the north down to the Tri-Valley region in the south. The district is primarily suburban and consists mainly of bedroom communities for the San Francisco Bay Area.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2016 President Clinton 64.3 – 29.6%
Senator Harris 68.7 – 31.3%
2014 Governor Brown 63.1 – 36.9%
2012 President Obama 60.5 – 37.5%
Senator Feinstein 64.3 – 35.7%
2010 Governor Brown 59.2 – 37.0%
Senator Boxer 58.1 – 37.4%
2008 President Obama 66.7 – 31.6%
2006 Governor Schwarzenegger 54.2 – 40.9%
Senator Feinstein 67.6 – 28.0%
2004 President Kerry 60.9 – 38.1%
Senator Boxer 62.0 – 34.8%
2003 Recall No 54.9 – 45.1%
Schwarzenegger 40.8 – 36.8%
2002 Governor Davis 51.7 – 37.2%
2000 President Gore 54.3 – 41.7%
Senator Feinstein 58.2 – 37.2%
1998 Governor Davis 58.7 – 38.5%
Senator Boxer 53.1 – 43.8%
1996 President Clinton 51.3 – 39.4%
1994 Governor Wilson 58.2 – 40.1%
Senator Feinstein 54.1 – 39.8%
1992 President Clinton 45.4 – 32.9%
Senator Boxer 50.8 – 39.5%
Senator Feinstein 59.3 – 35.1%

Election results[edit]

2016[edit]

California's 7th State Senate district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Glazer (incumbent) 122,186 54.3
Republican Joseph Alexander Rubay 61,169 27.2
Democratic Guy Moore 41,497 18.5
Total votes 224,852 100.0
General election
Democratic Steve Glazer (incumbent) 270,485 66.7
Republican Joseph Rubay 135,122 33.3
Total votes 405,607 100.0
Democratic hold

2015 (special)[edit]

California's 7th State Senate district special election, 2015
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Mark DeSaulnier
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Glazer 38,411 33.7
Democratic Susan Bonilla 28,389 24.9
Democratic Joan Buchanan 25,534 22.4
Republican Michaela M. Hertle (withdrawn) 18,281 16.1
Democratic Terry Kremin 3,242 2.8
Total votes 113,857 100.0
General election
Democratic Steve Glazer 68,996 54.5
Democratic Susan Bonilla 57,491 45.5
Total votes 126,487 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

California State Senate election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark DeSaulnier (incumbent) 91,224 57.0
Republican Mark P. Meuser 68,730 43.0
Total votes 159,954 100.0
General election
Democratic Mark DeSaulnier (incumbent) 229,105 61.5
Republican Mark P. Meuser 143,707 38.5
Total votes 372,812 100.0
Democratic hold

2008[edit]

California State Senate election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mark DeSaulnier 256,311 66.5
Republican Christian Amsberry 128,878 33.5
Total votes 385,189 100.0
Democratic hold

2004[edit]

California State Senate election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Torlakson (incumbent) 282,714 100.0
Total votes 282,714 100.0
Democratic hold

2000[edit]

California State Senate election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Torlakson 197,683 54.5
Republican Richard K. Rainey (incumbent) 156,107 43.0
Natural Law Mark F. Billings 9,334 2.5
Total votes 363,124 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

1996[edit]

California State Senate election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard K. Rainey 161,291 48.0
Democratic Jeff Smith 160,632 47.8
Reform William John Knudeon 7,077 2.1
Natural Law Mark F. Billings 6,975 2.1
Total votes 335,975 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

1992[edit]

California State Senate election, 1992
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel E. Boatwright (incumbent) 195,777 58.0
Republican Gilbert R. "Gib" Marguth, Jr. 141,709 42.0
Total votes 337,486 100.0
Democratic hold

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