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California State Assembly District 74
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Current incumbentAllan R. Mansoor Republican Party
Population492,971
Ethnicity2.4% Black, 26% Hispanic
Voting age75.4% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California’s seventy-fourth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Allan R. Mansoor.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 492,971 civilians reside within California's seventy-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 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. Keith D. Curry (R) and Matthew Harper (R) defeated Anila Ali (D), Karina Onofre (D) and Emanuel Patrascu (R) in the blanket primary. Curry will face Harper in the general election.[8][9]

California State Assembly, District 74 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith D. Curry 27.6% 17,013
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Harper 24.9% 15,309
     Democratic Anila Ali 19.5% 11,978
     Democratic Karina Onofre 15.1% 9,310
     Republican Emanuel Patrascu 12.9% 7,933
Total Votes 61,543

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 Allan R. Mansoor (R) and Robert Rush (D) defeated Leslie Daigle (R) in the June 5 blanket primary. Mansoor went on to defeat Rush in the general election.[10] [11]

California State Assembly, District 74, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAllan R. Mansoor Incumbent 56.5% 110,190
     Democratic Robert Rush 43.5% 84,783
Total Votes 194,973
California State Assembly, District 74 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Rush 32.8% 25,120
     Republican Leslie Daigle 23.8% 18,207
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAllan Mansoor Incumbent 43.5% 33,319
Total Votes 76,646

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for California State Assembly District 74 have raised a total of $5,411,886. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $186,617 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, California State Assembly District 74
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $619,046 3 $206,349
2010 $1,430,820 3 $476,940
2008 $368,052 3 $122,684
2006 $1,166,018 4 $291,505
2004 $525,398 3 $175,133
2002 $505,575 3 $168,525
2000 $796,977 10 $79,698
Total $5,411,886 29 $186,617

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