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California's 2nd State Assembly district

California's 2nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Jim Wood of Santa Rosa.

California's 2nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Jim Wood
DSanta Rosa
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
463,404
365,635
325,642
Demographics
Registered voters270,256
Registration47.92% Democratic
23.03% Republican
22.33% No party preference

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District profileEdit

The district encompasses the North Coast, stretching from the Oregon border to the San Francisco Bay Area. The district is primarily rural.

Election results from statewide racesEdit

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 66.4 – 33.6%
Senator Feinstein 50.6 – 49.4%
2016 President Clinton 62.2 – 29.0%
Senator Harris 70.2 – 29.8%
2014 Governor Brown 68.8 – 31.2%
2012 President Obama 64.7 – 30.5%
Senator Feinstein 68.1 – 31.9%

List of assemblymembersEdit

Due to redistricting, the 2nd district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assemblymember Party Years served
Clinton J. Fulcher Democratic 1934–1940
William I. Gunlock Democratic 1940–1942
Republican 1942–1944
Paul Denny Republican 1944–1946
Lester Thomas Davis Democratic 1946–1952
Pauline Davis Democratic 1952–1966
Frank Belotti Republican 1966–1972
Barry Keene Democratic 1972–1978
Douglas H. Bosco Democratic 1978–1982
Dan Hauser Democratic 1982–1992
Stan Statham Republican 1992–1994
Tom Woods Republican 1994–1998
Dick Dickerson Republican 1998–2002
Doug LaMalfa Republican 2002–2008
Jim Nielsen Republican 2008–2012
Wesley Chesbro Democratic 2012–2014
Jim Wood Democratic 2014–present

Election resultsEdit

2018Edit

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Wood (incumbent) 80,178 69.6
Republican Matt Heath 34,975 30.4
Total votes 115,153 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Wood (incumbent) 128,444 69.4
Republican Matt Heath 56,549 30.6
Total votes 184,993 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Wood (incumbent) 102,308 99.9
Libertarian Ken Anton (write-in) 56 0.1
Total votes 102,364 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Wood (incumbent) 138,020 72.9
Libertarian Ken Anton 51,245 27.1
Total votes 189,265 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Wood 37,244 41.2
Republican Matt Heath 28,866 31.9
Democratic John Lowry 16,464 18.2
Green Pamela Elizondo 7,853 8.7
Total votes 90,427 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Wood 85,045 65.1
Republican Matt Heath 45,553 34.9
Total votes 130,598 100.0
Democratic hold

2012Edit

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Wesley Chesbro (incumbent) 60,414 64.1
Democratic Tom Lynch 21,536 22.9
Green Pamela Elizondo 8,261 8.8
Democratic Firenza Xuan Pini 4,015 4.3
Total votes 94,226 100.0
General election
Democratic Wesley Chesbro (incumbent) 111,451 63.1
Democratic Tom Lynch 65,302 36.9
Total votes 176,753 100.0
Democratic hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  1. ^ "Junior College Neighborhood Association". srjcneighbors.org. Retrieved September 10, 2014.