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  
  • Greg Haskin (Republican) - Government affairs representative
    greghaskin.com  
  • Tyler Diep (Republican) - Councilmember, Westminster City Council
    www.tylerdiep.com  
  • (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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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Travis Allen (R)36,67765.5%297 of 297
    Joel Block (D)11,55620.6%297 of 297
    Albert Ayala (D)7,73313.8%297 of 297

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

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    District Voter Registration

    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

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Diep For Assembly 2018; Tyler [SOS]unavailable at this time$13,800
    Greg HaskinThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Lowenthal, Josh [SOS]unavailable at this time$0
     
    * = Contributions of $5,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Travis Allen (R)79,11055.7%315 of 315
    Troy Edgar (R)62,98344.3%315 of 315

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Troy Edgar (R)18,06028.0%320 of 320
    Travis Allen (R)12,85119.9%320 of 320
    Joe Dovinh (D)12,43219.3%320 of 320
    Long Pham (R)12,40919.2%320 of 320
    Albert Ayala (D)8,81613.7%320 of 320

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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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    Discussion

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    • 2017-11-15: THE NOONER for 11-15-17 . . .
    • 2017-10-12: THE NOONER for 10-12-17 . . .
    • 2017-07-10: THE NOONER for 07-10-17 . . .
    • 2017-06-22: AD72 (Huntington Beach): removed Assembl . . .
    • 2016-10-28: AD72 (Seal Beach): California State Bar discipline . . .
    • 2015-09-08: AD72 (Huntington Beach): added attorney Lenore Alb . . .
    • 2015-06-24: AD72): Whatever the heck is served at a "summer ba . . .
    • 2014-05-01: AD72. Keith Curry is the strong favorite to place . . .
    • 2013-10-23: AD72 (Seal Beach-Garden Grove): added retired vete . . .
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