California State Assembly District 69

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California State Assembly District 69
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Current incumbentTom Daly Democratic Party
Population412,205
Ethnicity2.1% Black, 71% Hispanic[1]
Voting age69.4% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
California’s sixty-ninth state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Tom Daly.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 412,205 civilians reside within California's sixty-ninth 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 Tom Daly (D) and Sherry Walker (R) defeated Cecilia "Ceci" Iglesias (R) in the blanket primary. Daly defeated Walker in the general election.[9][10][11]

California State Assembly, District 69, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Daly Incumbent 67.4% 32,332
     Republican Sherry Walker 32.6% 15,665
Total Votes 47,997
California State Assembly, District 69 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Daly Incumbent 55.2% 11,804
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSherry Walker 23.7% 5,072
     Republican Cecilia Iglesias 21% 4,489
Total Votes 21,365

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. Tom Daly (D) and Jose Moreno (R) defeated Francisco Barragan (D), Michele Martinez (D) and Julio Perez (D)in the June 5 blanket primary. Daly went on to defeat Moreno in the general election.[12] [13]

California State Assembly, District 69, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Daly 67.6% 56,951
     Republican Jose "Joe" Moreno 32.4% 27,354
Total Votes 84,305
California State Assembly, District 69 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Francisco Barragan 2.2% 605
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTom Daly 39.2% 10,939
     Democratic Michele Martinez 16.7% 4,651
     Democratic Julio Perez 20.6% 5,738
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJose Moreno 21.4% 5,980
Total Votes 27,913

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 69 have raised a total of $7,944,650. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $345,420 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 69
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $1,025,923 5 $205,185
2010 $1,312,574 2 $656,287
2008 $912,388 2 $456,194
2006 $1,023,184 4 $255,796
2004 $1,552,315 5 $310,463
2002 $1,100,555 2 $550,278
2000 $1,017,711 3 $339,237
Total $7,944,650 23 $345,420

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