Assembly District 53
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All Districts > AD53: Downtown LA
[incumbent: Miguel A. Santiago (D) - term limit: 2026]

Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 86.4 D
  • (i) Miguel Santiago (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly
    santiagoforassembly.com  
  • Michael A. Lewis (Libertarian) -   
  • Rae E. Henry (Democratic) - Small Business Owner   
  • Kevin Jang (Democratic) - Attorney
    www.kevinjangforassembly.org  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    In the race to assume the seat being vacated by Speaker John Perez, the clear favorite is Perez's district director, Miguel Santiago.

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 84.8%
    • Donald Trump (R) 9.6%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 85.2%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 14.8%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 84.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 12.6%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 76.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 15.4%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD53
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 20.2% 12.0% 50.5%
    Total Population 18.1% 5.6% 68.3%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

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    • 2018-01-02: THE NOONER for 01-02-18 . . .
    • 2017-11-21: THE NOONER for 11-21-17 . . .
    • 2015-06-12: AD53 (Downtown LA): added attorney Kevin Jang (D) . . .
    • 2014-01-31: AD53 (Downtown Los Angeles): added consultant Emil . . .
    • 2014-01-28: AD53 (Downtown LA): The political team of Basil Ki . . .
    • 2013-09-13: THE NOONER for 09-13-13Having trouble viewing this . . .
    • 2013-09-12: AD53 (Downtown LA): removed LAUSD trustee Monica G . . .
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