California State Assembly District 11

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California State Assembly District 11
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Current incumbentJim Frazier Democratic Party
Population445,356
Ethnicity11.3% Black, 26.4% Hispanic
Voting age75.2% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California’s eleventh state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Jim Frazier.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 445,356 civilians reside within California's eleventh state assembly district.[1] California state senators represent an average of 465,674 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 420,000 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the California State Assembly serve two-year terms with term limits.[4] California legislators assume office one month after election (December).

Qualifications

According to Article IV of the California Constitution, the candidate must be a United States Citizen, a resident of California for three years, a resident of the legislative district for one year and a registered voter in that district by the time nomination papers are filed.[5]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the California legislature are paid $95,291 per year. They are also given per diem of $141.86 per day in session.[6]

Term limis

See also: State legislatures with term limits

Since the passage of Prop 28 in 2012, legislators first elected on or after November 6, 2012 are limited to a maximum of 12 years. Prop 140, passed in 1990, effects any members elected prior to November 6, 2012 and limits them to a maximum of two four-year terms (eight years).[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the assembly, the Governor must call for a special election. The election must be called by the Governor within fourteen days of the vacancy. No special election can be held if the vacancy happened in an election year and the nominating deadline passed.[7]

Elections

2014

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Jim Frazier (D) and Alex Henthorn (R) were unopposed in the blanket primary. Frazier will face Henthorn in the general election.[8][9]

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of California State Assembly consisted of a primary election on June 5, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 9, 2012. Jim Frazier (D) and Mike Hudson (R) defeated Gene Gantt (D), Patricia Hernandez (D), Charles Kingeter (D) and Len Augustine (I) in the June 5 blanket primary. Frazier went on to defeat Hudson in the general election.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Frazier 62% 96,893
     Republican Mike Hudson 38% 59,420
Total Votes 156,313
California State Assembly, District 11 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Frazier 28.1% 18,846
     Democratic Gene Gantt 5.7% 3,827
     Democratic Patricia Hernandez 17.7% 11,844
     Democratic Charles Kingeter 1.7% 1,159
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Hudson 31.7% 21,234
     Independent Len Augustine 15% 10,048
Total Votes 66,958

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 11 have raised a total of $4,505,732. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $173,297 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 11
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $947,759 6 $157,960
2010 $445,457 2 $222,729
2008 $603,934 2 $301,967
2006 $980,162 6 $163,360
2004 $633,487 3 $211,162
2002 $421,297 3 $140,432
2000 $473,636 4 $118,409
Total $4,505,732 26 $173,297

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