California State Assembly District 13

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California State Assembly District 13
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Current incumbentSusan Talamantes Eggman Democratic Party
Population444,835
Ethnicity8.4% Black, 15.1% Hispanic
Voting age88.8% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California’s thirteenth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Susan Talamantes Eggman.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 444,835 civilians reside within California's thirteenth 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Susan Talamantes Eggman (D) and Sol Jobrack (R) defeated Catherine Jennet Stebbins (D) in the blanket primary. Eggman will face Jobrack in the general election.[8][9]

California State Assembly, District 13 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Talamantes Eggman Incumbent 50.8% 23,341
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSol Jobrack 31.2% 14,318
     Democratic Catherine Jennet Stebbins 18.1% 8,297
Total Votes 45,956

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. Susan Talamantes Eggman (D) and K. Jafri (R) defeated Xochitl Raya Paderes (D), C. Jennet Stebbins (D) and Dolores Cooper (R) in the June 5 blanket primary. Eggman went on to defeat Jafri in the general election.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Talamantes Eggman 65.4% 78,776
     Republican K. "Jeffrey" Jafri 34.6% 41,595
Total Votes 120,371
California State Assembly, District 13 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Talamantes Eggman 39.8% 21,066
     Democratic Xochitl Raya Paderes 10.7% 5,649
     Democratic C. Jennet Stebbins 12.8% 6,792
     Republican Dolores Cooper 14.9% 7,892
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngK. Jafri 21.7% 11,480
Total Votes 52,879

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 13 have raised a total of $6,159,124. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $219,969 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 13
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $623,589 5 $124,718
2010 $317,267 3 $105,756
2008 $662,128 2 $331,064
2006 $858,093 3 $286,031
2004 $996,826 4 $249,207
2002 $1,668,583 7 $238,369
2000 $1,032,638 4 $258,160
Total $6,159,124 28 $219,969

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