(i) = incumbent
Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.
In 2018, Democrat Christy Smith defeated incumbent Dante Acosta 51.5%-48.5% in this district north of Los Angeles in a rematch from 2016. It looked like Acosta would seek a rematch in 2020 and filed a statement of intent, but appears to have decided against a run, reporting no contributions in the semi-annual 2019 report.
Before the Assembly, Smith served two terms on the Newhall School District board. She has a B.A. in political . . .
|2010 Census Demographics for AD38|
|Citizen Voting-Age Population||9.7%||3.7%||16.7%|