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California Elections: Senate District 05

Senate District 05

All Districts > SD05: San Joaquin
[incumbent: Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) - term limit: 2020 - Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Likely Democratic
  • Susan Talamentes Eggman (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly
    www.susaneggman.com  
  • Manmeet Grewal (Democratic) - Councilmember, Modesto
    manigrewalforsenate.com  
  • Jack Thann (Democratic) -   
  • Kathy Garcia (Republican) - Trustee, Stockton USD  
  • Jim Ridenour (Republican) - Former mayor, Modesto  
  • Jesús Andrade (Republican) - Stockton City Councilmember  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.

    Analysis

    In the Chron, Alexei Koseff reports "Equality California, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group, is urging Democrats to rescind their endorsements of Modesto City Councilman Mani Grewal, whom the organization accuses of “engaging in a blatantly homophobic campaign” against . . .

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    District Geography

    Counties: Sacramento (2.9%), San Joaquin (72.4%), Stanislaus (24.7%) of 476,690 registered voters.
     

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 52.5%
    • Donald Trump (R) 41.8%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 53.3%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 46.7%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 54.2%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 43.6%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD05
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.6% 9.8% 23.4%
    Total Population 6.5% 12.0% 37.8%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)