California's 32nd State Assembly district

California's 32nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Rudy Salas of Bakersfield.

California's 32nd State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Rudy Salas
DBakersfield
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
466,850[1]
315,978[1]
209,937[1]
Demographics
Registered voters146,980
Registration48.89% Democratic
26.33% Republican
21.14% No party preference

District profileEdit

The district is located in the southwestern Central Valley, anchored by the cities of Bakersfield and Hanford. The district is mainly agricultural and heavily Latino.

Election results from statewide racesEdit

Year Office Results
2020 President Biden 55 – 42.6%
2018 Governor Newsom 54.3 – 45.7%
Senator de Leon 57.9 – 42.1%
2016 President Clinton 56.5 – 38.0%
Senator Sanchez 55.9 – 44.1%
2014 Governor Brown 54.4 – 45.6%
2012 President Obama 56.2 – 41.8%
Senator Feinstein 57.2 – 42.8%

List of Assembly MembersEdit

Due to redistricting, the 32nd district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assembly Members Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Joseph Franklin Republican January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 San Francisco
A. M. Lawrence Democratic January 3, 1887 - March 7, 1888 Died in office.[2]
John Staude Republican January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
George E. Lewis January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
John E. Buckley Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895
John F. Twigg January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
John W. Power Fusion January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
James M. Hanley Democratic January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
W. J. Evatt Republican January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
Jay N. Copus Democratic January 5, 1903 - January 2, 1905
Patrick J. Boyle Republican January 2, 1905 - January 4, 1909
Charles A. Nelson January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
William P. Kennedy January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
Arthur L. Shannon Democratic January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915
Frank N. Rodgers Republican January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Henry D. Byrne January 8, 1917 - January 6, 1919
George W. Warren January 6, 1919 - January 8, 1923
Walter J. Rock January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
James A. Miller January 5, 1925 - January 2, 1933
Edwin H. Zion January 2, 1933 - January 7, 1935 Stanislaus
Hugh P. Donnelly Democratic January 7, 1935 - January 4, 1943
Jacob M. Leonard Republican January 4, 1943 - January 6, 1947 San Benito, Santa Cruz
Donald L. Grunsky January 6, 1947 - January 5, 1953
Wallace Henderson Democratic January 5, 1953 - January 5, 1959 Fresno
Bert Delotto January 5, 1959 - January 7, 1963
George N. Zenovich January 7, 1963 - January 4, 1971
Kenneth L. Maddy Republican January 4, 1971 - November 30, 1974
Gordon W. Duffy December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1982 Kern, Kings, Tulare
Bill Jones December 6, 1982 - November 30, 1992 Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Tulare
Trice Harvey December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1996 Kern, Tulare
Roy Ashburn December 2, 1996 - November 30, 2002
Kevin McCarthy December 2, 2002 – November 30, 2006 Kern, San Bernardino
Jean Fuller December 4, 2006 - November 30, 2010
Shannon Grove December 6, 2010 - November 30, 2012
Rudy Salas Democratic December 3, 2012 - present Kern, Kings

Election results 1992 - presentEdit

2020Edit

California State Assembly election, 2020
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 27,679 58.1
Republican Todd Cotta 19,957 41.9
Total votes 47,636 100.0
General election
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 63,450 60.0
Republican Todd Costa 42,328 40.0
Total votes 105,778 100.0
Democratic hold

2018Edit

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 16,690 50.4
Republican Justin Mendes 16,438 49.6
Total votes 33,128 100.0
General election
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 39,328 56.7
Republican Justin Mendes 30,089 43.3
Total votes 69,417 100.0
Democratic hold

2016Edit

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 30,806 98.9
Republican Manuel Ramirez (write-in) 334 1.1
Total votes 31,140 100.0
General election
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 53,056 65.1
Republican Manuel Ramirez 28,502 34.9
Total votes 81,558 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 11,577 43.9
Republican Pedro A. Rios 9,183 34.8
Republican Romeo Agbalog 5,628 21.3
Total votes 26,388 100.0
General election
Democratic Rudy Salas (incumbent) 26,721 54.8
Republican Pedro A. Rios 22,031 45.2
Total votes 48,752 100.0
Democratic hold

2012Edit

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rudy Salas 13,053 41.4
Republican Pedro A. Rios 7,550 23.9
Republican Jon McQuiston 6,530 20.7
Republican David Thomas 4,420 14.0
Total votes 31,553 100.0
General election
Democratic Rudy Salas 38,759 52.9
Republican Pedro A. Rios 34,476 47.1
Total votes 73,235 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2010Edit

2010 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shannon Grove 97,470 72.1
Democratic Holly Spohn-Gross 37,892 27.9
Total votes 135,362 100.0
Republican hold

2008Edit

2008 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jean Fuller (incumbent) 120,628 69.16
Democratic Virginia Martinez 53,789 30.84
Total votes 174,417 100.00
Turnout   72.72
Republican hold

2006Edit

2006 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jean Fuller 85,055 71.69
Democratic Maribel Vega 33,594 28.31
Total votes 118,649 100.00
Turnout   56.18
Republican hold

2004Edit

2004 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 129,510 78.66
Democratic Marvin Armas 35,130 21.34
Total votes 164,640 100.00
Republican hold

2002Edit

2002 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin McCarthy 77,227 75.83
Democratic Michael A. Shea, III 24,613 24.17
Invalid or blank votes 32 0.03
Total votes 101,872 100.00
Republican hold

2000Edit

2000 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roy Ashburn (incumbent) 96,178 70.30
Democratic Virginia R. Gurrola 36,527 26.70
Libertarian Vernon Ric Pinkerton 4,107 3.00
Invalid or blank votes 1,236 0.90
Total votes 138,048 100.00
Republican hold

1998Edit

1998 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roy Ashburn (incumbent) 73,285 70.93
Democratic Robert "Bob" Tucker 30,029 29.07
Invalid or blank votes 7,828 7.04
Total votes 111,142 100.00
Republican hold

1996Edit

1996 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roy Ashburn 86,790 67.03
Democratic John F. Hulpke 38,191 29.50
Libertarian Steve Zinn 4,498 3.47
Invalid or blank votes 5,322 3.95
Total votes 134,801 100.00
Republican hold

1994Edit

1994 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trice Harvey (incumbent) 78,551 70.54
Democratic Jack Keally 32,812 29.46
Invalid or blank votes 9,389 7.78
Total votes 120,752 100.00
Republican hold

1992Edit

1992 California State Assembly election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Trice Harvey (incumbent) 87,909 65.54
Democratic Irma Carson 42,515 31.70
Libertarian Jeffrey Ivan Laing 3,709 2.77
Invalid or blank votes 8,565 6.00
Total votes 142,698 100.00
Republican hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "A. M. Lawrence's Death". cdnc.ucr.edu.

External linksEdit