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California's 15th State Senate district

California's 15th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Jim Beall (DSan Jose)
Registration 44.58% Democratic
Demographics 34.28% White
2.74% Black
30.04% Latino
31.18% Asian
0.47% Native American
0.41% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.25% other
0.64% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
928,584
698,809
539,225
Registered voters 422,091

California's 15th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Jim Beall of San Jose.

District profile

The district encompasses most of Silicon Valley, centered on the city of San Jose. It forms the focal point of the San Francisco Bay Area's South Bay region.

Election results from statewide races

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2002 Governor Bush 46.0 - 43.6%
2000 President Gore 58.4 - 34.5%
Senator Feinstein 56.9 - 34.5%
1998 Governor Davis 61.7 - 33.5%
Senator Boxer 56.5 - 39.0%
1996 President Clinton 54.1 - 33.2%
1994 Governor Wilson 48.6 - 46.6%
Senator Feinstein 50.4 - 39.5%
1992 President Clinton 50.4 - 27.8%
Senator Boxer 55.0 - 36.8%
Senator Feinstein 62.1 - 31.3%

Election results

2012

California's 15th State Senate district election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Beall 69,179 55.5%
Democratic Joe Coto 55,387 44.5%
Totals 124,566 100.0%
General election
Democratic Jim Beall 160,451 56.7%
Democratic Joe Coto 122,345 43.3%
Totals 282,796 100.0%
Democratic hold

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