Senate District 05
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All Districts > SD05: San Joaquin
[incumbent: Cathleen Galgiani (D) - term limit: 2020]

General Election Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Likely Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 56.1 D
  • (i) Cathleen Galgiani (Democratic) - Legislator/Delta Commissioner
    www.cathleengalgiani4senate.com  
  • Alan Nakanishi (Republican) - Physician/Businessman
    votenakanishi.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    At various points through this cycle, I have admittedly wavered as to how to rate this race. The 99/55 corridor through Galt, Lodi, Stockton, and Manteca has been a swing r . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 47.2%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 45.6%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (September 25-October 22, 2016 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Galgiani For Senate 2016 [SOS]$244,299$431,920$534,981$926,863
    Nakanishi For Senate 2016 [SOS]$12,820$31,311$86,972$100,799
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Cathleen Galgiani (D)142,42550.5%627 of 627
    Bill Berryhill (R)139,50249.5%627 of 627

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Cathleen Galgiani (D)52,14840.7%612 of 612
    Bill Berryhill (R)45,81935.8%612 of 612
    Leroy Ornellas (R)30,10923.5%612 of 612

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2016-11-08: SD05: Cathleen Galgiani (D) should be fine against . . .
    • 2016-10-31: SD05. It's very likely that the Asian-Pacific Isl . . .
    • 2016-10-28: SD05 (San Joaquin): moved from Leans Democrat to L . . .
    • 2016-10-26: SD05 (San Joaquin): Total returns: 26,524 . . .
    • 2016-09-12: SD05 (San Joaquin): moved from Likely Democrat to . . .
    • 2016-06-11: SD05 (San Joaquin): moved from Leans Democrat to L . . .
    • 2016-02-24: SD05 (Stockton): added former Assemblymember Alan . . .
    • 2015-11-06: SD05 (Stockton): California GOP sitting out Senate . . .
    • 2015-09-30: SD05 next year. As you know, I'm a big fan of Olse . . .
    • 2012-12-12: SD05 before and should have cast ballots this year . . .
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