Assembly District 51
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All Districts > AD51: East LA
[incumbent: Jimmy Gomez (D) - term limit: 2024]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 85.1 D
  • Mark Vargas (Democratic) - Businessman /Coastal Commissioner
    www.vargasforassembly.com  
  • Barbara Torres (Democratic) - Labor union president  
  • Luis Lopez (Democratic) - Non-Profit Healthcare Director
    www.luislopez.org  
  • Ron Birnbaum (Democratic) - Physician
    birnbaumforassembly.com  
  • Francisco Carrillo, Jr. (Democratic) -
    www.frankycarrillo.com/  
  • Alex De Ocampo (Democratic) - Foundation director  
  • Gabriel Sandoval (Democratic) - Attorney
    www.gabrielsandovalforassembly.com  
  • Wendy Carillo (Democratic) - Community advocate
    wendyforassembly.com  
  • David Vela (Democratic) - Professor
    velaforassembly.com  
  • Mike Fong (Democratic) - Trustee, Los Angeles CCD  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jimmy Gomez (D)20,62199.7%187 of 187

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 83.5%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 13.5%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 76.6%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 15.7%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-December 31, 2016 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Birnbaum For Assembly 2018 [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
    Wendy CarilloThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Francisco Carrillo, Jr.The FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Alex De OcampoThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Mike FongThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Lopez For Assembly 2018; Luis [SOS]unavailable at this time$6,400
    Gabriel SandovalThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Barbara TorresThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Mark VargasThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Vela For Assembly 2018; David [SOS]unavailable at this time$20,400
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jimmy Gomez (D)63,29259.8%183 of 183
    Luis Lopez (D)42,61840.2%183 of 183

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jimmy Gomez (D)10,45237.4%183 of 183
    Luis Lopez (D)6,87124.6%183 of 183
    Arturo Chavez (D)6,42223.0%183 of 183
    Richard Friedberg (D)3,05911.0%183 of 183
    Oscar A. Gutierrez (D)1,1284.0%183 of 183

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD51
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 15.9% 4.1% 59.5%
    Total Population 14.1% 2.6% 71.6%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2017-07-10: THE NOONER for 07-10-17 . . .
    • 2017-06-29: THE NOONER for 06-29-17 . . .
    • 2017-06-20: AD51 (Los Angeles): added labor union president Ba . . .
    • 2017-06-19: AD51 (Los Angeles): This week we should get a date . . .
    • 2017-06-13: AD51 (Los Angeles): added Francisco Carillo, Jr. ( . . .
    • 2017-06-09: AD51 (East LA): added attorney Mark Vargas (D . . .
    • 2017-06-08: AD51 (East LA): added communications consulta . . .
    • 2017-05-26: AD51 (East LA): added professor David Vela (D)&nbs . . .
    • 2017-04-11: AD51 (East Los Angeles): Former Montebello school . . .
    • 2017-04-05: AD51 (East LA): added non-profit executive directo . . .
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