California's 14th State Senate district

California's 14th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Melissa Hurtado of Sanger.

California's 14th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator
  Melissa Hurtado
DSanger
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
935,376[1]
623,635[1]
410,500[1]
Demographics
Registered voters326,981[2]
Registration44.51% Democratic
25.23% Republican
24.41% No party preference

District profileEdit

The district takes in parts of the southern Central Valley. It includes heavily Latino portions of Fresno and Bakersfield, along with the rural, largely agricultural communities in between.

Election results from statewide racesEdit

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 57.8 – 40.0%
2018 Governor Newsom 56.0 – 44.0%
Senator de Leon 55.3 – 44.7%
2016 President Clinton 58.7 – 36.0%
Senator Sanchez 56.0 – 44.0%
2014 Governor Brown 55.5 – 44.5%
2012 President Obama 58.3 – 39.8%
Senator Feinstein 59.0 – 41.0%

List of SenatorsEdit

Due to redistricting, the 14th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Senators Party Years served Counties represented Notes
Henry Vrooman Republican January 8, 1883 - January 3, 1887 Alameda Served together with Whitney.[3]
George E. Whitney January 8, 1883 - January 3, 1887
Anthony Caminetti Democratic January 3, 1887 - January 5, 1891 Amador, Calaveras
Edward Converse Voorheis Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1899
Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mono
John F. Davis January 2, 1899 - January 5, 1903
Joseph R. Knowland January 5, 1903 - September 28, 1904 Alameda Resigned from the Senate to run for the 3rd Congressional district.
M. W. Simpson January 2, 1905 - January 7, 1907
Joseph Clement Bates Jr. January 7, 1907 - January 2, 1911
George Jacob Hans January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1919
Edwin Mastic Otis January 6, 1919 - January 8, 1923
T. C. West January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1931
Roy Fellom January 5, 1931 - January 7, 1935 San Francisco
Walter McGovern January 7, 1935 - January 2, 1939
John F. Shelley Democratic January 2, 1939 - January 6, 1947
Gerald J. O'Gara January 6, 1947 - January 3, 1955
Robert I. McCarthy January 3, 1955 - January 5, 1959
J. Eugene McAteer January 5, 1959 - January 2, 1967
Clark L. Bradley Republican January 2, 1967 - November 30, 1974 Santa Clara, Alameda
George N. Zenovich Democratic December 2, 1974 - March 22, 1979 Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus Resigned from the Senate.[4]
Kenneth L. Maddy Republican June 26, 1979 - November 30, 1998 Sworn in after winning special election.[5]
Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Fresno, Kern, Tulare
Chuck Poochigian December 7, 1998 - November 30, 2006
Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne
Dave Cogdill December 4, 2006 – November 30, 2010
Tom Berryhill December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2014
Andy Vidak December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2018 Fresno, Kern, Kings, Tulare
Melissa Hurtado Democratic December 3, 2018 – present

Election results 1994 - presentEdit

2018Edit

2018 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 37,918 54.1
Democratic Melissa Hurtado 16,295 23.2
Democratic Abigail Solis 10,413 14.9
Democratic Ruben Macareno 5,464 7.8
Total votes 70,090 100.0
General election
Democratic Melissa Hurtado 80,942 55.8
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 64,131 44.2
Total votes 145,073 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2014Edit

2014 California State Senate election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 35,953 61.2
Democratic Luis Chavez 22,771 38.8
Total votes 58,724 100.0
General election
Republican Andy Vidak (incumbent) 54,251 54.1
Democratic Luis Chavez 46,035 45.9
Total votes 100,286 100.0
Republican hold

2010Edit

California State Senate election, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Berryhill 191,097 66.4
Democratic Larry Johnson 96,835 33.6
Total votes 287,932 100.0
Republican hold

2006Edit

California State Senate election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cogdill 167,804 66.99
Democratic Wesley Firch 82,679 33.01
Total votes 250,483 100.00
Republican hold

2002Edit

California State Senate election, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Poochigian (incumbent) 175,369 100.00
Invalid or blank votes 62,422 26.25
Total votes 237,791 100.00
Republican hold

1998Edit

California State Senate election, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Poochigian 174,832 100.00
Invalid or blank votes 59,034 25.24
Total votes 233,866 100.00
Republican hold

1994Edit

California State Senate election, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kenneth L. Maddy 168,017 70.62
Democratic Tony Hagopian 69,891 29.38
Invalid or blank votes 14,170 2.46
Total votes 252,078 100.00
Republican hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Report of Registration as of February 18, 2020" (PDF).
  3. ^ "1883 Legislature". cdnc.ucr.edu.
  4. ^ "George N. Zenovich Resignation letter". bable.hathitrust.org.
  5. ^ "Ken Maddy Sworn in". babel.hathitrust.org.

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