Assembly District 56
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All Districts > AD56: Imperial County
[incumbent: V. Manuel Perez (D) - term limit: 2014]

Candidates On The Ballot- 2014

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 59.6 D
  • Eduardo Garcia (Democratic) - Mayor/Policy Director
    www.voteforgarcia.com  
  • Charles Bennet, Jr. (Republican) - Public Safety Consultant  
  • (i) = incumbent

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 62.1%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 36.3%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 54.0%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 38.8%

    Hourly election night report

    June 3 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Eduardo Garcia (D)23,10456.9%279 of 279
    Charles Bennett Jr. (R)17,47143.1%279 of 279

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

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    District Voter Registration

    Analysis

    Coachella mayor Eduardo Garcia is the odds-on favorite to be elected to succeed V. Manuel Perez in 2014 in this very Democratic, majority Latino district.

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    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-September 30, 2014 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Charles Bennet, Jr.The FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Garcia For Assembly 2014, Eduardo [SOS]$111,003$99,630$104,552$49,590
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    V. Manuel Perez (D)66,35366.1%305 of 305
    Corky Reynaga-Emett (R)34,03833.9%305 of 305

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    V. Manuel Perez (D)23,66157.1%262 of 262
    Corky Reynaga-Emett (R)17,76342.9%262 of 262

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD56
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 1.9% 5.2% 50.6%
    Total Population 2.0% 3.4% 71.8%

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