Assembly District 52
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All Districts > AD52: Ontario
[incumbent: Freddie Rodriguez () - term limit: 2024]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 63.3 D
  • Dorothy F. Pineda (Republican) - Business Owner  
  • (i) Freddie Rodriguez (Democratic) - Emergency Responder/Assemblymember  
  • (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.

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 65.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 32.9%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 55.5%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 34.7%

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    District Voter Registration


    The domino effect from Gloria Negrete McLeod's 2012 election to congress continues with a special election to fill Norma Torres's Assembly District. Torres was elected to the State Senate on May 14. The primary is scheduled for July 23 and there will almost certainly be a September 24 runoff.

    Manuel Saucedo has picked up the endorsement of former Congressman Joe Baca. From what I can recall, this is the first "three-way" split of the Democratic politics in the region, with Gloria Negrete McLeod supporting Danielle Soto and Norma Torres endorsing Freddie Rodriguez. A fourth Democrat, Jason Rothman, has important family ties (dad is mayor of Pomona) and has the only education ballot label.

    Ontario mayor Paul Leon dropped his Republican registration that he carried through the special election for the State Senate seat against Torres. He is thus the only NPP candidate on the ballot, and Dorothy Pineda is running as the lone Republican.

    This will be a brutal primary and t . . .

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    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-March 17, 2014 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Pineda For Assembly 2014, Dorothy [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
    Rodriguez For Assembly 2014 [SOS]$28,197$20,240$15,718$39,800
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Norma J. Torres (D)66,56566.0%213 of 213
    Kenny Coble (R)34,26734.0%213 of 213

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Norma J. Torres (D)10,85141.8%205 of 205
    Kenny Coble (R)9,72937.5%205 of 205
    Paul Vincent Avila (D)3,41713.2%205 of 205
    Ray Moors (D)1,9697.6%205 of 205

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State


    2010 Census Demographics for AD52
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.2% 9.4% 50.6%
    Total Population 7.3% 6.2% 68.1%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

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