Senate District 09
[Get Scott's free daily political newsletter | premium subscribers receive alerts and back-end data]

All Districts > SD09: Oakland
[incumbent: Loni Hancock (D) - term limit: 2016]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 88.5 D
  • Sandre Swanson (Democratic) - Former Member, State Assembly
    www.sandreswanson.org  
  • Katherine Welch (Democratic) - Businesswoman
    www.welch4senate.com  
  • Rich Kinney (Republican) - City Councilmember/Teacher
    www.votekinney.com  
  • Nancy Skinner (Democratic) - Former Member, State Assembly
    skinner4senate.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    This very safe Democratic district has a very interesting field, with three former Assemblymembers running to succeed Loni Hancock in the State Senate. The district stretch . . .

    Subscriber Log-in | Learn about subscriptions.

    District Map

    Display this map on your site.

    large map

    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 86.8%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 9.9%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 82.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 12.4%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-December 31, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Kinney For Senate 2016 [SOS]$1,281$1,606$1,028$3,000
    Skinner For Senate 2016 [SOS]$56,413$147,110$921,862$51,700
    Swanson For Senate 2016 [SOS]$21,110$53,481$56,044$41,100
    Welch For State Senate 2016; Elect Katherine [SOS]$107,850$94,204$55,812$0
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Loni Hancock (D)300,99485.8%661 of 661
    Mary Catherine McIlroy ()49,98714.2%661 of 661

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Loni Hancock (D)123,62499.3%607 of 607

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD09
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 23.1% 18.2% 12.1%
    Total Population 19.6% 20.4% 23.9%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2016-05-30: SD09 Support $5,432 CASEY C. HI . . .
    • 2015-09-30: SD09 race among three former Assemblymebers, 12 St . . .
    • 2015-09-22: SD09 (Alameda): added businesswoman Katherine Welc . . .
    • 2015-08-27: SD09 (Alameda): updated analysis [available to sub . . .
    • 2015-06-24: SD09): Breakfast: $1,000-$4,000 Marie Waldron (AD . . .
    • 2015-06-09: SD09 (Hancock), SD11 (Leno), SD25 (Liu), SD27 (Pav . . .
    • 2015-06-08: SD09 (Hancock), SD11 (Leno), SD25 (Liu), SD27 (Pav . . .
    • 2014-12-22: SD09 (Alameda): Former Assemblymember Wilma C . . .
    • 2014-03-17: SD09, SD33, AD15, and AD31. In no cases did the wr . . .
    • 2012-08-14: SD09), Carol Liu (SD25), and Fran Pavley (SD27). . . .
    [more]