Assembly District 15
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All Districts > AD15: Berkeley
[incumbent: Tony Thurmond (D) - term limit: 2026]

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic
  • Jovanka Beckles (Democratic) - Richmond City Councilmember
    www.jovanka.org  
  • Buffy Wicks (Democratic) - Community Organizer
    buffywicks.com  
  • Judy Appel (Democratic) - Trustee, Berkeley Unified School District
    www.judyappel.com  
  • Bob Bartlett (Democratic) - Berkeley City Councilmember
    www.benbartlettca.com  
  • Dan Kalb (Democratic) - Councilmember/Environmental Advocate
    www.dankalb.net  
  • Andy Katz (Democratic) - Workers' Rights Attorney
    www.andykatz.com  
  • Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto (Democratic) - Nurse/Vice Mayor
    www.rochellead15.com  
  • Sergey Vikramsingh Piterman (Democratic) - Software Engineer  
  • Owen Poindexter (Democratic) - Freelance Writer
    owenpoindexter.com  
  • Cheryl Sudduth (Democratic) - Contracts Compliance Consultant
    cherylsudduth.nationbuilder.com  
  • Raquella Thaman (Democratic) - Attorney
    www.raquellathaman.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    When Assemblymember Tony Thurmond decided to not run for re-election for this East Bay district to run for Superintendent of Public Instruction, it triggered the most crowd . . .

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    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 87.4%
    • Donald Trump (R) 7.0%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 90.8%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 9.2%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 86.8%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 9.6%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD15
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 16.9% 17.4% 11.5%
    Total Population 18.3% 16.0% 21.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)