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)
Registration 42.18% Republican
Demographics 56.00% White
4.07% Black
28.22% Latino
8.72% Asian
1.94% Native American
0.27% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.28% other
0.51% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 476,227

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[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

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