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Assembly District 09
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All Districts > AD09: South Sacramento
[incumbent: Jim Cooper (D) - term limit: 2026]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 62.8 D
  • (i) Jim Cooper (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly
    www.cooperforassembly.com  
  • Tim Gorsulowsky (Republican) - Businessman  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    Former Sacramento County sheriff and Elk Grove's first mayor Jim Cooper was elected in 2014, defeating fellow law enforcement official Darrell Fong. Cooper now has 12 years . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Cooper (D)18,92331.1%352 of 352
    Darrell R. Fong (D)17,75229.2%352 of 352
    Tim Gorsulowsky (R)10,93818.0%352 of 352
    Manuel J. Martin (R)8,11113.3%352 of 352
    Diana Rodriguez-Suruki (D)5,0808.4%352 of 352

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 60.5%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 37.5%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 58.1%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 36.2%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Cooper For Assembly 2016; Jim [SOS]$224,209$64,280$162,992$0
    Tim GorsulowskyThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Richard Pan (D)86,09258.9%333 of 333
    Antonio "Tony" Amador (R)60,13641.1%333 of 333

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Richard Pan (D)24,61738.1%318 of 318
    Antonio "Tony" Amador (R)13,06020.2%318 of 318
    Sophia Gonzales Scherman (R)10,02915.5%318 of 318
    Tom Y. Santos (D)8,20012.7%318 of 318
    Edward J. Nemeth (R)6,82310.5%318 of 318
    C.T. Weber ()1,9503.0%318 of 318

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD09
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 18.2% 13.2% 16.1%
    Total Population 21.3% 12.5% 26.3%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 2014
    • Rod Brewer (D) - Director, Cosumnes CSD
    • Jim Cooper (D) - Councilmember, Elk Grove
    • Gary Davis (D) - Mayor, Elk Grove
    • Manuel Martin (R) - Local Founder, Tea Party Patriots
    • Diana Rodriguez (D) - Trustee, Sacramento Unified
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    Discussion

    Mentions

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    • 2015-07-31: AD09 (Elk Grove): added businessman Tim Gorsulowsk . . .
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    • 2013-08-20: AD09 (South Sacramento): added Sacto Councilm . . .
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    • 2013-05-14: AD09 (South Sacramento) - Safe Democrat Rod Bre . . .
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    • 2013-04-29: AD09: Lodi Tea Party activist Manuel Martin (R) wi . . .
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