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California's 66th State Assembly District
California's 66th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymember
Population (2010)
 o Voting age
 o Citizen voting age
467,745[1]
365,069[1]
303,141[1]
Demographics
Registered voters306,235[2]
Registration42.72% Democratic
27.24% Republican
24.74% No party preference

California's 66th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Al Muratsuchi of Rolling Hills Estates.

District profile

The district encompasses the heart of the South Bay region, including the Beach Cities and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Located southwest of Downtown Los Angeles, the district is relatively suburban and primarily affluent.

Election results from statewide races

Year Office Results
2018 Governor Newsom 59.3 - 40.7%
Senator Feinstein 59.8 - 40.2%
2016 President Clinton 60.0 - 33.6%
Senator Harris 63.8 - 36.2%
2014 Governor Brown 52.3 - 47.7%
2012 President Obama 54.2 - 43.2%
Senator Feinstein 57.1 - 42.9%

List of Assembly Members

Due to redistricting, the 66th district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Assembly Members Party Years Served Counties Represented Notes
Elihu B. Beard Democratic January 5, 1885 - January 3, 1887 Stanisluas
C. C. Wright January 3, 1887 - January 7, 1889
Vital E. Bangs January 7, 1889 - January 5, 1891
John S. Alexander Republican January 5, 1891 - January 2, 1893
Edward A. Pueschel Democratic January 2, 1893 - January 7, 1895 Kern
R. C. Dale Republican January 7, 1895 - January 4, 1897
E. J. Emmons Fusion January 4, 1897 - January 2, 1899
R. C. Dale Republican January 2, 1899 - January 1, 1901
J. W. P. Laird Democratic January 1, 1901 - January 5, 1903
Jess R. Dorsey Republican January 5, 1903 - January 7, 1907
Harry W. McMullin January 7, 1907 - January 4, 1909
Rowen Irwin Democratic January 4, 1909 - January 2, 1911
Fred H. Hall January 2, 1911 - January 6, 1913
Thomas Lyford Ambrose Republican January 6, 1913 - January 4, 1915 Los Angeles
Richmond Pitts Benton January 4, 1915 - January 8, 1917
Thomas Lyford Ambrose January 8, 1917 - January 3, 1921
Richmond Pitts Benton January 3, 1921 - January 8, 1923
Otto J. Emme January 8, 1923 - January 5, 1925
William Matthew Byrne Sr. January 5, 1925 - January 5, 1931
James E. Stockwell January 5, 1931 - January 2, 1933
James J. Boyle Democratic January 2, 1933 - January 2, 1939
Jack Massion January 2, 1939 - January 6, 1947
Gordon Hahn Republican January 6, 1947 - June 15, 1953 Resigned to become a Member of the Los Angeles City Council.
Kenneth A. Ross Jr. December 2, 1953 - January 3, 1955 Sworn in after winning special election.[3]
Charles H. Wilson Democratic January 3, 1955 - January 3, 1963 Got elected to the 31st Congressional district.
Joe Gonsalves January 7, 1963 - November 30, 1974
Terry Goggin December 2, 1974 - November 30, 1984 San Bernardino
Gerald R. Eaves December 3, 1984 - November 30, 1992
Ray Haynes Republican December 7, 1992 - November 30, 1994 Riverside, San Diego
Bruce Thompson December 5, 1994 - November 30, 2000
Dennis Hollingsworth December 4, 2000 - November 30, 2002
Ray Haynes December 2, 2002 - November 30, 2006
Kevin Jeffries December 4, 2006 - November 30, 2012
Al Muratsuchi Democratic December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2014 Los Angeles
David Hadley Republican December 1, 2014 - November 30, 2016
Al Muratsuchi Democratic December 5, 2016 - present

Election results

2020

2020 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 83,172 66.2%
Republican Arthur C. Schaper 42,536 33.8%
Total votes 125,708 100.0%
General election
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 145,874 63.2%
Republican Arthur C. Schaper 84,867 35.8%
Total votes 230,741 100.0%
Democratic hold

2018

2018 California State Assembly election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 47,976 50.9
Republican Frank A. Scotto 40,727 43.2
Democratic Caney Arnold 5,612 6.0
Total votes 88,703 100.0
General election
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 108,627 60.5
Republican Frank A. Scotto 71,057 39.5
Total votes 179,684 100.0
Democratic hold

2016

California State Assembly election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Muratsuchi 53,295 48.7
Republican David Hadley (incumbent) 48,755 44.6
Democratic Mike Madrigal 7,307 6.7
Total votes 109,357 100.0
General election
Democratic Al Muratsuchi 105,336 54.1
Republican David Hadley (incumbent) 89,308 45.9
Total votes 194,644 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2014

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Hadley 30,996 50.5
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 30,439 49.5
Total votes 61,435 100.0
General election
Republican David Hadley 54,401 50.3
Democratic Al Muratsuchi (incumbent) 53,695 49.7
Total votes 108,096 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

2012

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Muratsuchi 27,360 40.5
Republican Craig Huey 26,298 38.9
Republican Nathan Mintz 13,914 20.6
Total votes 67,572 100.0
General election
Democratic Al Muratsuchi 102,136 54.8
Republican Craig Huey 84,372 45.2
Total votes 186,508 100.0
Democratic win (new seat)

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Citizens Redistricting Commission Final Report, 2011" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Report of Registration as of July 3, 2020" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Kenneth Ross Sworn in" (PDF). clerk.assembly.ca.gov.

External links


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