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California State Assembly election, 2012

California State Assembly elections, 2012

November 6, 2012

All 80 seats of the California State Assembly
  Majority party Minority party
Leader John Pérez Connie Conway
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat 53rd–Los Angeles 26th–Tulare
Last election 52 28
Seats before 52 27
Seats won 55 25
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 2
Popular vote 6,835,701 4,765,952
Percentage 58.46% 40.76%
Swing Increase 4.19% Decrease 2.91%

     Democratic hold     Democratic gain (including new seats)     Republican hold     Republican gain (new seats)

Speaker before election

John Pérez

Elected Speaker

John Pérez

The 2012 California State Assembly elections took place on November 6, 2012, with a primary election held on June 5, 2012. Voters in all 80 of California's state assembly districts voted for their representative. The Democrats gained three seats from the Republicans, winning 55 seats and forming a two-thirds supermajority in the chamber.


California State Assembly elections, 2012
Primary election — June 5, 2012
Party Votes Percentage Candidates Advancing to general Seats contesting
Democratic 2,481,326 52.27% 144 84 73
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