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California's 49th State Assembly district

California's 49th State Assembly district
Current assemblymember Ed Chau (DMonterey Park)
Registration 41.01% Democratic
23.82% Republican
26.58% No party preference
Demographics 12.50% White
0.86% Black
32.47% Latino
53.36% Asian
0.19% Native American
0.07% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.13% other
0.41% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,545
362,747
275,312
Registered voters 207,296

California's 49th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Ed Chau of Monterey Park.

District profile

The district encompasses the western San Gabriel Valley, with its western side abutting Los Angeles. The district is the first Asian American-majority state legislative district outside of Hawaii.

Election results

199219941996199820002001 (special)200220042006200820102012

2012

|- class="vcard" ! style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | | class="org" style="width: 130px" | Republican | class="fn" | Matthew Lin | align="right" | 20,549 | align="right" | 52.2% |-

|- class="vcard" ! style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | | class="org" style="width: 130px" | Democratic | class="fn" | Ed Chau | align="right" | 13,746 | align="right" | 34.9% |-

|- class="vcard" ! style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | | class="org" style="width: 130px" | Democratic | class="fn" | Mitchell Ing | align="right" | 5,074 | align="right" | 12.9% |- |-bgcolor="#EEEEEE" | colspan="3" align="right" | Totals | align="right" | 39,369 | align="right" | 100.0% |-

|- ! style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | | style="width: 130px" | Democratic | | Ed Chau | align="right" | 64,791 | align="right" | 56.4% |-

|- class="vcard" ! style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | | class="org" style="width: 130px" | Republican | class="fn" | Matthew Lin | align="right" | 50,153 | align="right" | 43.6% |- |-bgcolor="#EEEEEE" | colspan="3" align="right" | Totals | align="right" | 114,944 | align="right" | 100.0% |-


|- style="background-color:#F6F6F6" ! style="background-color: " | | colspan="4" | Democratic hold |-


|}

2010

California State Assembly elections, 2010
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Mike Eng (incumbent) 46,841 68.9%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Brad Jonathan Taylor 21,148 31.1%
Totals 67,989 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2008

California State Assembly elections, 2008
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Mike Eng (incumbent) 62,418 67.2%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Esthela Siegrist 30,511 32.8%
Totals 92,929 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2006

California State Assembly elections, 2006
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Mike Eng 39,326 63.3%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Esthela G. Siegrist 18,021 28.9%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Laura Brown 4,865 7.8%
Totals 62,212 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2004

California State Assembly elections, 2004
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Judy Chu (incumbent) 62,075 65.8%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Sandra L. Needs 23,927 25.4%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Laura Brown 8,363 8.8%
Totals 94,365 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2002

California State Assembly elections, 2002
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Judy Chu (incumbent) 37,396 67.2%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican George C. Shen 18,333 32.8%
Totals 55,729 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2001 (special)

California's 49th State Assembly district special election, 2001
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Gloria Romero
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Judy Chu 12,101 58.5%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Daniel Arguello 6,958 33.7%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Robert Miranda 1,097 5.3%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Kim J. Goldsworthy 514 2.5%
Totals 20,670 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

2000

California State Assembly elections, 2000
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Gloria Romero (incumbent) 62,015 100.0%
Totals 62,015 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

1998

California State Assembly elections, 1998
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Gloria Romero 43,800 71.2%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Jay T. Imperial 16,066 26.1%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Rachel Brown 1,634 2.7%
Totals 61,500 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

1996

California State Assembly elections, 1996
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Diane Martinez (incumbent) 49,804 69.2%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Jay T. Imperial 22,120 30.8%
Totals 71,924 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

1994

California State Assembly elections, 1994
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Diane Martinez (incumbent) 40,315 66.6%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican George H. Nirschl III 17,825 29.5%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Kim Goldsworthy 2,357 3.9%
Totals 60,497 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

1992

California State Assembly elections, 1992
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Democratic Diane Martinez 43,820 55.5%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Republican Sophie C. Wong 32,258 40.8%
style="background-color: ; width: 2px;" | Libertarian Kim Goldsworthy 2,917 3.7%
Totals 78,995 100.0%
style="background-color: " | Democratic hold

See also

External links

  • California Citizens Redistricting Commission
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