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
  • Greg Haskin (Republican) - Government affairs representative
    greghaskin.com  
  • Long Pham (Republican) - Engineer  
  • Tyler Diep (Republican) - Councilmember, Westminster City Council
    www.tylerdiep.com  
  • Josh Lowenthal (Democratic) - Businessman
    joshlowenthal.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

    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

    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
    Haskin For Assembly 2018 [SOS]unavailable at this time$110,000
    Lowenthal For Assembly 2018; Josh [SOS]unavailable at this time$167,000
    Long PhamThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
     
    * = 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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