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

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 84.3 D
  • Kevin Jang (Democratic) - Attorney  
  • (i) Miguel Santiago (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly
    www.santiagoforassembly.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    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%

    June 3 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Miguel Santiago (D)9,38756.1%149 of 149
    Sandra Mendoza (D)3,95323.6%149 of 149
    Michelle "Hope" Walker (D)1,96411.7%149 of 149
    Michael "Mike" Aldapa (D)1,4238.5%149 of 149

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

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    District Voter Registration

    Analysis

    In the race to assume the seat being vacated by Speaker John Perez, the clear favorite is Perez's . . . [paid subscriber]

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-September 30, 2014 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Jang For Assembly 2016; Kevin [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
    Santiago For Assembly 2016; Miguel [SOS]unavailable at this time$17,000
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    John A. Pérez (D)61,65182.8%140 of 140
    Jose Trinidad Aguilar (R)12,80317.2%140 of 140

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    John A. Pérez (D)10,05158.5%142 of 142
    Jose Trinidad Aguilar (R)2,88916.8%142 of 142
    Michael "Mike" Aldapa (D)2,49414.5%142 of 142
    Roger A. Young (D)1,73810.1%142 of 142

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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%

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    • 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 . . .
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    • 2013-07-18: AD53 (Los Angeles): updated analysis AD70&nb . . .
    • 2013-07-17: AD53, I'll note that the biggest question continue . . .
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    • 2013-07-03: AD53 (Downtown LA): Added Los Angeles Unified Scho . . .
    • 2013-06-12: AD53 (Los Angeles): Added civic engagement program . . .
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