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

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 88.3 D
  • Dan Kalb (Democratic) - Oakland City Councilmember
    www.dankalb.net  
  • Buffy Wicks (Democratic) - Political consultant
    buffywicks.com  
  • Cheryl Sudduth (Democratic) - Compliance officer  
  • Judy Appel (Democratic) - Member, Berkeley USD
    www.judyappel.com  
  • Andy Katz (Democratic) - Member, East Bay MUD
    www.andykatz.com  
  • Jovanka Beckles (Democratic) - Richmond City Councilmember
    www.jovanka.org  
  • Bob Bartlett (Democratic) - Councilmember, Berkeley
    www.benbartlettca.com  
  • Owen Poindexter (Democratic) - Writer  
  • Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto (Democratic) - Councilmember, El Cerrito
    www.rochellead15.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    While Tony Thurmond has plenty of time before term-limits would end his time in the Assembly, Thurmond has instead taken on the labor perspective (against that of charter p . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Elizabeth Echols (D)21,66431.1%324 of 324
    Tony Thurmond (D)16,96324.4%324 of 324
    Pamela Price (D)11,89817.1%324 of 324
    Rich Kinney (R)7,53110.8%324 of 324
    Sam Kang (D)4,6306.7%324 of 324
    Clarence Hunt (D)3,3294.8%324 of 324
    Eugene E. Ruyle ()2,4263.5%324 of 324
    Bernt Rainer Wahl (N)1,1321.6%324 of 324

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 83.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 11.7%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Judy AppelThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Bob BartlettThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Beckles For Assembly 2018, Jovanka [SOS]$49,549$17,688$35,521$0
    Kalb For State Assembly 2018; Dan [SOS]$71,570$4,343$69,975$0
    Katz For Assembly 2018; Andy [SOS]$50,024$0$50,024$0
    Rochelle Pardue-OkimotoThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Owen PoindexterThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Cheryl SudduthThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Wicks For Assembly 2018; Buffy [SOS]$209,315$14,257$202,911$0
     
    * = Contributions of $5,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Nancy Skinner (D)164,92986.8%336 of 336
    Eugene Ruyle ()25,16713.2%336 of 336

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Nancy Skinner (D)68,47999.8%314 of 314

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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)

    Incumbent term limit: 0

    Discussion

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