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California's 78th State Assembly district

California's 78th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Toni Atkins (DSan Diego)
Registration 39.25% Democratic
Demographics 64.64% White
4.52% Black
18.45% Latino
10.30% Asian
0.71% Native American
0.37% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.41% other
0.62% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
Registered voters 262,454

California's 78th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Toni Atkins of San Diego.

District profile

The district takes in southern coastal San Diego County, including part of San Diego Bay and coastal San Diego. It takes in a variety of communities ranging from beachfront properties to universities to a military base to Downtown San Diego, stretching from Solana Beach to the Mexico–United States border.

Election results


California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 45,922 60.2
Republican Barbara Decker 21,545 28.2
Republican Kevin D. Melton 8,855 11.6
Total votes 76,322 100.0
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 72,224 61.6
Republican Barbara Decker 45,088 38.4
Total votes 117,312 100.0
Democratic hold


California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 54,175 59.8
Republican Ralph Denney 25,291 27.9
Republican Robert E. Williams 11,121 12.3
Total votes 90,587 100.0
General election
Democratic Toni Atkins (incumbent) 116,987 62.4
Republican Ralph Denney 70,526 37.6
Total votes 187,513 100.0
Democratic hold

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