California State Assembly District 3

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California State Assembly District 3
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Current incumbentDan Logue Republican Party
Population459,287
Ethnicity2.5% Black, 11.7% Hispanic
Voting age78.7% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California’s third state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Dan Logue.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 459,287 civilians reside within California's third 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. Jim Reed (D) and James Gallagher (R) defeated Ryan Schohr (R) in the blanket primary. Reed will face Gallagher in the general election.[8][9]

California State Assembly, District 3 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Gallagher 44.4% 34,744
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Reed 34% 26,557
     Republican Ryan Schohr 21.6% 16,906
Total Votes 78,207

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. Incumbent Dan Logue (R) and Charles Rouse (D) defeated Bob Williams (R) in the June 5 blanket primary. Logue then went on to defeat Rouse in the general election.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Logue Incumbent 55.6% 86,692
     Democratic Charles Rouse 44.4% 69,265
Total Votes 155,957
California State Assembly, District 3 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rouse 32% 28,926
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDan Logue Incumbent 42.9% 38,742
     Republican Bob Williams 25.1% 22,657
Total Votes 90,325

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 3 have raised a total of $4,608,090. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $209,459 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 3
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $715,715 3 $238,572
2010 $385,331 4 $96,333
2008 $709,227 3 $236,409
2006 $1,094,398 2 $547,199
2004 $705,480 3 $235,160
2002 $824,372 4 $206,093
2000 $173,567 3 $57,856
Total $4,608,090 22 $209,459

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