World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

California's 3rd State Senate district

Article Id: WHEBN0008961274
Reproduction Date:

Title: California's 3rd State Senate district  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: California State Senate election, 2000, Vallejo, California, Martinez, California, Vacaville, California, Benicia, California
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

California's 3rd State Senate district

California's 3rd State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Lois Wolk (DDavis)
Registration 48.22% Democratic
Demographics 51.52% White
8.01% Black
24.98% Latino
12.48% Asian
1.00% Native American
0.64% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.32% other
1.04% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 477,675

California's 3rd State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Lois Wolk of Davis.

District profile

The district stretches over the northern San Francisco Bay Area and the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta regions. It includes parts of the North Bay, Wine Country, and the Sacramento Valley.

Election results from statewide races

Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 65.4 – 32.0%
Senator Feinstein 68.0 – 32.0%

List of senators

Due to redistricting, the 3rd district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Senator Party Dates
  D. S. Gregory Democratic
Warren Chase Workingmen
  Patrick W. Murphy Democratic
Delos Ashley Know Nothing
  B. C. Whiting Democratic
  John H. Watson Democratic
  W. H. Patterson Republican
  William Frederick Prisk Democratic
  M. H. Mead Democratic
  George Steele Republican
  Tirey L. Ford Republican 1892-1897
  John R. Tyrrell Republican 1900–1904
  John B. Irish Republican 1904–1908
  E. S. Birdsall Republican 1908–1916
  Thomas Ingram Republican 1916–1929
  Bert Alford Cassidy Republican 1929–1932
  Harry A. Perry Republican 1932–1936
  Irwin T. Quinn Democratic 1936–1948
  Michael J. Burns Republican 1948–1952
  Arthur W. Way Republican 1952–1953
  Stephen P. Teale Democratic 1953–1956
  Carl L. Christensen Jr. Democratic 1956–1966
  Stephen P. Teale Democratic 1966–1972
  Clare Berryhill Republican 1972–1976
  Albert S. Rodda Democratic 1976–1980
  John T. Doolittle Republican 1980–1984
  Milton Marks Democratic 1984–1996
  John L. Burton Democratic 1996–2004
  Carole Migden Democratic 2004–2008
  Mark Leno Democratic 2008–2012
  Lois Wolk Democratic 2012–present

Election results


California State Senate elections, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lois Wolk (incumbent) 116,403 96.9%
Republican Frank Miranda (write-in) 2,402 2.0%
Republican Gary Clift (write-in) 1,341 1.1%
Totals 120,146 100.0%
General election
Democratic Lois Wolk (incumbent) 233,406 66.2%
Republican Frank Miranda 119,033 33.8%
Totals 352,439 100.0%
Democratic hold

See also

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.