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Assembly District 08
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All Districts > AD08: East Sacramento Co.
[incumbent: Ken Cooley (D) - term limit: 2024]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Leans Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 53.5 D
  • (i) Ken Cooley (Democratic) - California Assemblyman
    www.kencooley.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 50.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 43.2%

    June 3 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Ken Cooley (D)35,29451.8%373 of 373
    Douglas Haaland (R)28,04941.1%373 of 373
    Janice Marlae Bonser (L)4,8307.1%373 of 373

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

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    District Voter Registration

    Analysis

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    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-September 30, 2014 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Cooley For Assembly 2016; Re-elect Ken [SOS]unavailable at this time$18,500
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Ken Cooley (D)92,63054.3%366 of 366
    Peter Tateishi (R)78,00645.7%366 of 366

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Ken Cooley (D)33,30442.8%339 of 339
    Peter Tateishi (R)18,23723.4%339 of 339
    Barbara Ortega (R)15,59220.0%339 of 339
    John Thomas Flynn (R)4,8536.2%339 of 339
    Janice Marlae Bonser (L)3,3684.3%339 of 339
    Phillip A. Tufi (R)2,4243.1%339 of 339

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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)

    Incumbent term limit: 2014
    • Nancy Bui-Thompson (D) - Member, BOD, Sacramento Metro Utility District
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