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California's 61st State Assembly district

California's 61st State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember Jose Medina (DRiverside)
Registration 43.48% Democratic
Demographics 25.80% White
12.82% Black
52.28% Latino
7.10% Asian
0.55% Native American
0.46% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.26% other
0.73% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
470,325
329,301
232,803
Registered voters 188,500

California's 61st State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Jose Medina of Riverside.

District profile

The district encompasses a central section of the Inland Empire in northwestern Riverside County. The district is primarily suburban.

Election results

2014

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jose Medina (incumbent) 13,631 43.8
Republican Rudy Aranda 12,942 41.6
Democratic D. Shelly Yarbrough 4,549 14.6
Total votes 31,122 100.0
General election
Democratic Jose Medina (incumbent) 34,160 58.8
Republican Rudy Aranda 23,973 41.2
Total votes 58,033 100.0
Democratic hold

2012

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jose Medina 17,473 44.6
Republican Bill Batey 13,713 35.0
Republican Joe Ludwig 6,254 15.9
No party preference Fredy R. De Leon 1,757 4.5
Republican Thomas Carlos Ketcham (write-in) 16 0.0
Total votes 39,213 100.0
General election
Democratic Jose Medina 76,774 61.0
Republican Bill Batey 49,003 39.0
Total votes 125,777 100.0
Democratic win (new seat)

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