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California Elections: Assembly District 08

Assembly District 08

All Districts > AD08: East Sacramento Co.
[incumbent: Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) - term limit: 2024 - Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Likely Democratic
2019-12-11 1700: While filing has closed for all non-special elections, lists are still pending from several counties. This candidate list will continue to be updated for several days. The official list will be published by the Secretary of State on December 26.
  • (i) Ken Cooley (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly  
  • Daniel Kester (Republican) -   
  • Cathy Cook (Republican) -   
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.

    Analysis

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    District Geography

    County: Sacramento (100%) of 257,663 registered voters.
     

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 51.8%
    • Donald Trump (R) 41.0%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 56.5%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 43.5%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 51.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 45.5%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD08
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.2% 7.0% 9.9%
    Total Population 8.2% 7.8% 17.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)