Assembly District 55
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All Districts > AD55: Yorba Linda
[incumbent: Phillip Chen (R) - term limit: 2028]

Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 53.1 R
  • Melissa Fazli (Democratic) - Real estate agent  
  • Sharon Suzanne Butler (Republican) - Real estate broker  
  • Scott M. Lebda (Republican) - Businessman  
  • Lourdes Cruz (Democratic) -   
  • (i) Phillip Chen (Republican) - Member, State Assembly  
  • James Gerbus (Republican) - Business owner  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    Ling-Ling Chang's decision to run for the State Senate opened up this seat following a heated election in 2014. Chang was encouraged to run for State Senate as Republican l . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 49.9%
    • Donald Trump (R) 44.6%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 42.8%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 57.2%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 45.8%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 52.2%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 37.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 55.5%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD55
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 25.7% 3.4% 22.7%
    Total Population 31.1% 2.7% 30.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 2024
    • Ling-Ling Chang (R) - Councilmember, Diamond Bar
    • Heidi Gallegos (R) - Member, Rowland USD
    • Jeremy Yamaguchi (R) - Member, Placentia City Council
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    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2018-03-07: THE NOONER for 03-07-18 . . .
    • 2018-01-24: THE NOONER for 01-24-18 . . .
    • 2018-01-09: THE NOONER for 01-09-18 . . .
    • 2018-01-07: THE NOONER for 01-07-18 . . .
    • 2016-10-31: AD55. Young Kim (AD65) and Ling Ling Chang (S . . .
    • 2016-05-31: AD55) and David Hadley (AD66). Actually, Munger h . . .
    • 2016-05-30: AD55 Support $312,188 DAVID F. . . .
    • 2016-05-29: AD55 Support $312,188 15 C . . .
    • 2016-03-12: AD55 (Diamond Bar): North O.C. Assembly candi . . .
    • 2015-11-09: AD55 (Yorba Linda): added Chino Hills councilmembe . . .
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