California State Assembly District 64

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California State Assembly District 64
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Current incumbentIsadore Hall, III Democratic Party
Population583,532
Ethnicity8.2% Black, 33.4% Hispanic
Voting age73.5% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
California’s sixty-fourth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Isadore Hall, III.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 583,532 civilians reside within California's sixty-fourth 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 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. Mike Gipson (D) and Prophet La'omar Walker (D) defeated Micah Ali (D) and Steve Neal (D) in the blanket primary. Gipson defeated Walker in the general election.[8][9]

California State Assembly, District 64 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Gipson 51% 11,975
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngProphet La'omar Walker 21.4% 5,022
     Democratic Steve Neal 15.2% 3,580
     Democratic Micah Ali 12.4% 2,923
Total Votes 23,500

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 Isadore Hall, III (D) ran unopposed in the June 5 blanket primary before winning the general election without opposition.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngIsadore Hall, III Incumbent 100% 100,446
Total Votes 100,446

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 64 have raised a total of $4,507,198. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $250,400 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 64
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $981,507 1 $981,507
2010 $448,687 3 $149,562
2008 $670,765 2 $335,383
2006 $702,452 2 $351,226
2004 $596,099 2 $298,050
2002 $635,086 4 $158,772
2000 $472,602 4 $118,151
Total $4,507,198 18 $250,400

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