California State Assembly District 32

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California State Assembly District 32
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Current incumbentRudy Salas Democratic Party
Population547,084
Ethnicity5.2% Black, 31.6% Hispanic[1]
Voting age71.3% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
California’s thirty-second state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Rudy Salas.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 547,084 civilians reside within California's thirty-second state assembly district.[2] California state senators represent an average of 465,674 residents.[3] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 420,000 residents.[4]

About the office

Members of the California State Assembly serve two-year terms with term limits.[5] 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.[6]

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.[7]

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).[5]

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.[8]

Elections

2014

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Rudy Salas (D) and Pedro A. Rios (R) defeated Romeo Agbalog (R) in the blanket primary. Salas defeated Rios in the general election.[9][10][11]

California State Assembly, District 32, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRudy Salas Incumbent 54.8% 26,721
     Republican Pedro A. Rios 45.2% 22,031
Total Votes 48,752
California State Assembly, District 32 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRudy Salas Incumbent 43.9% 11,577
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPedro A. Rios 34.8% 9,183
     Republican Romeo Agbalog 21.3% 5,628
Total Votes 26,388

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. Rudy Salas (D) and Pedro Rios (R) defeated Jon Mcquiston (R) and David Thomas (R) in the June 5 blanket primary. Salas went on to defeat Rios in the general election.[12] [13]

California State Assembly, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRudy Salas 52.9% 38,759
     Republican Pedro A. Rios 47.1% 34,476
Total Votes 73,235
California State Assembly, District 32 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRudy Salas 41.4% 13,053
     Republican Jon McQuiston 20.7% 6,530
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPedro Rios 23.9% 7,550
     Republican David Thomas 14% 4,420
Total Votes 31,553

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 32 have raised a total of $7,828,447. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $340,367 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 32
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $2,677,102 4 $669,276
2010 $795,995 4 $198,999
2008 $296,956 2 $148,478
2006 $1,425,692 4 $356,423
2004 $1,344,470 2 $672,235
2002 $903,177 4 $225,794
2000 $385,055 3 $128,352
Total $7,828,447 23 $340,367

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