Tasha Boerner Horvath

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Tasha Boerner Horvath
Tasha Boerner Horvath CA Assembly official photo.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 76th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2018
Preceded byRocky Chávez
Personal details
Tasha Nicole Boerner

(1973-02-01) February 1, 1973 (age 47)
Encinitas, California
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Istvan Boerner Horvath
ResidenceEncinitas, California

Tasha Boerner Horvath (born February 1, 1973) is an American politician who serves in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 76th Assembly District, which encompasses coastal parts of northern San Diego County. Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, she served on the Encinitas City Council.

Boerner Horvath was first elected to the State Assembly in November 2018 after defeating fellow Democrat Elizabeth Warren, a freelance journalist not related to the former Presidential candidate of the same name.


Boerner Horvath earned an A.B.D. in Political Science and a M.A. in International Studies from Claremont Graduate University Institute of Politics and Policy. Part of Tasha's graduate work was done at Humboldt University of Berlin. She received her B.A. in Political Science in 1995 from the University of California, Berkeley.[1]

While living in Europe, Tasha met her husband, Istvan Horvath.

2018 California State Assembly election[edit]

California's 76th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elizabeth Warren 28,755 26.2
Democratic Tasha Boerner Horvath 27,566 25.1
Republican Philip "Phil" Graham 23,155 21.1
Republican Maureen "Mo" Muir 9,642 8.8
Republican Thomas E. Krouse 8,675 7.9
Republican Amanda Rigby 5,919 5.4
Republican Jerome Stocks 5,119 4.7
Republican Brian Wimmer 840 0.8
Total votes 109,671 100.0
General election
Democratic Tasha Boerner Horvath 67,427 55.6
Democratic Elizabeth Warren 53,948 44.4
Total votes 121,375 100.0

2020 California State Assembly election[edit]

2020 California's 76th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tasha Boerner Horvath (incumbent) 77,792 57.5
Republican Melanie Burkholder 57,391 42.5
Total votes 135,183 100.0
General election
Democratic Tasha Boerner Horvath (incumbent)
Republican Melanie Burkholder
Total votes


  1. ^ "About Tasha Boerner Horvath". Tasha Boerner Horvath for Assembly 2018. Retrieved 2018-12-10.

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