Assembly District 72
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All Districts > AD72: Seal Beach
[incumbent: Travis Allen (R) - term limit: 2024]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Leans Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 52.7 R
  • Josh Lowenthal (Democratic) - Businessman
    joshlowenthal.com  
  • Tyler Diep (Republican) - Councilmember, Westminster City Council
    www.tylerdiep.com  
  • Greg Haskin (Republican) - Government affairs representative
    greghaskin.com  
  • Long Pham (Republican) - Engineer  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    This race was rated "Safe Republican" until the entrance of the lone Democrat Josh Lowenthal. The CEO of Long Beach-based FreeConferenceCall.com, he is the son of Congressm . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 51.4%
    • Donald Trump (R) 43.1%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 46.3%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 53.7%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 46.7%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 51.1%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 37.1%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 54.6%

    Fundraising

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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for AD72
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 27.6% 1.2% 15.3%
    Total Population 31.8% 1.1% 25.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 0
    • Robert Aguilar, Jr. (L) - Law clerk
    • Matthew Harper (R) - Councilmember, Huntington Beach
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