California's 5th State Assembly district

California's 5th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Republican Frank Bigelow of O'Neals.

California's 5th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
  Frank Bigelow
RO'Neals
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
463,049[1]
360,835[1]
318,961[1]
Demographics
Registered voters248,419
Registration41.45% Republican
31.03% Democratic
21.02% No party preference

District profileEdit

The district encompasses the central Sierra Nevada, including most of the Gold Country. The district also contains a slice of the Central Valley.

Election results from statewide racesEdit

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Cox 60.2 – 39.8%
Senator de Leon 56.8 – 43.2%
2016 President Trump 54.8 – 38.5%
Senator Harris 60.4 – 39.6%
2014 Governor Kashkari 55.9 – 44.1%
2012 President Romney 55.9 – 41.3%
Senator Emken 57.4 – 42.6%

List of assemblymembersEdit

Due to redistricting, the 5th 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
  Ernest C. Crowley Democratic 1932–1952
  Samuel R. Geddes Democratic 1952–1960
  Robert L. Leggett Democratic 1960–1962
  Pearce Young Democratic 1962–1966
  John F. Dunlap Democratic 1966–1974
  Eugene T. Gualco Democratic 1974–1978
  Jean Moorhead Duffy Republican 1978–1986
  Tim Leslie Republican 1986–1991
  B. T. Collins Republican 1991–1993
  Barbara Alby Republican 1993–1998
  Dave Cox Republican 1998–2004
  Roger Niello Republican 2004–2010
  Richard Pan Democratic 2010–2012
  Frank Bigelow Republican 2012–present

Election resultsEdit

2018Edit

California State Assembly election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 72,983 62.4
Democratic Carla J. Neal 43,983 37.6
Total votes 116,966 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 106,791 59.9
Democratic Carla J. Neal 71,488 40.1
Total votes 178,279 100.0
Republican hold


2016Edit

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 73,180 60.0
Democratic Robert Carabas 27,190 22.3
Democratic Kai Ellsworth 11,313 9.3
No party preference Mark Belden 10,289 8.4
Total votes 121,972 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 121,644 64.5
Democratic Robert Carabas 66,949 35.5
Total votes 188,593 100.0
Democratic hold

2014Edit

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 67,924 99.9
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan (write-in) 60 0.1
Total votes 67,984 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 88,602 74.2
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan 30,735 25.8
Total votes 119,337 100.0
Republican hold

2012Edit

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rico Oller 34,673 33.9
Republican Frank Bigelow 29,584 28.9
Democratic Tim (Timothy) K. Fitzgerald 18,138 17.7
Democratic Mark Boyd 13,583 13.3
No party preference Mark Belden 4,158 4.1
Republican Kevin Lancaster 2,151 2.1
Total votes 102,287 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow 82,293 52.3
Republican Rico Oller 75,071 47.7
Total votes 157,364 100.0
Republican win (new seat)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).

External linksEdit