California's 8th State Senate district

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California's 8th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Tom Berryhill
RTwain Harte
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 487,312
Registration 42.41% Republican

California's 8th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Republican Tom Berryhill of Twain Harte.

District profile[edit]

The district stretches from the Sacramento suburbs to Death Valley. It encompasses most of the southern Sierra Nevada, Gold Country, and parts of the Central Valley.

Election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2012 President Romney 54.6 – 43.0%
Senator Emken 55.5 – 44.5%
2014 Governor Kashkari 56.5 – 43.5%

Election results[edit]


California State Senate election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Berryhill (incumbent) 97,056 65.4
Democratic Paulina Miranda 51,415 34.6
Total votes 148,471 100.0
General election
Republican Tom Berryhill (incumbent) 145,587 66.5
Democratic Paulina Miranda 73,417 33.5
Total votes 219,004 100.0
Republican hold

See also[edit]