California State Assembly District 29

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California State Assembly District 29
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Current incumbentMark Stone Democratic Party
Population510,976
Ethnicity4.7% Black, 33.1% Hispanic
Voting age72.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California’s twenty-ninth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Mark Stone.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 510,976 civilians reside within California's twenty-ninth 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 Mark Stone (D) and Palmer Kain (R) were unopposed in the blanket primary. Stone will face Kain 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. Mark Stone (D) and Tom Walsh (R) defeated Bob Fultz (D) in the June 5 blanket primary. Stone went on to defeat Walsh in the general election.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Stone 68.9% 137,652
     Republican Tom Walsh 31.1% 62,057
Total Votes 199,709
California State Assembly, District 29 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Bob Fultz 14.2% 13,914
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Stone 53.6% 52,471
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Walsh 32.2% 31,476
Total Votes 97,861

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 29 have raised a total of $6,285,237. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $251,409 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 29
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $351,750 3 $117,250
2010 $770,147 4 $192,537
2008 $1,836,641 2 $918,321
2006 $648,800 4 $162,200
2004 $1,085,638 5 $217,128
2002 $1,311,940 4 $327,985
2000 $280,321 3 $93,440
Total $6,285,237 25 $251,409

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