Assembly District 38
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All Districts > AD38: Santa Clarita
[incumbent: Dante Acosta (R) - term limit: 2024]

General Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Toss-up
  • (i) Dante Acosta (Republican) - Member, State Assembly
    danteacosta.com  
  • Christy Smith (Democratic) - School Board Member
    christysmithforassembly.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    In an ordinary mid-term election, freshman Republican Assemblymember Dante Acosta would likely be comfortable. However, 2018 is anything but ordinary, particularly in the L . . .

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    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 49.6%
    • Donald Trump (R) 44.4%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 43.2%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 56.8%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 46.7%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 50.8%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD38
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 9.7% 3.7% 16.7%
    Total Population 12.2% 3.4% 25.8%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)