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California Elections: Senate District 10

Senate District 10

All Districts > SD10: Hayward-Fremont-Santa Clara
[incumbent: Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) - term limit: 2022 - Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2022

District Projection: Safe Democratic
2019-12-09 0500: Filings are still pending from most counties. This candidate list will continue to be updated for several days.
  • Aisha Wahab (Democratic) - Councilmember, Hayward  
  • Paul Pimentel (Republican) - Pastor  
  • (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.


    While the term of Bob Wieckowski does not end until 2022 when he is term-limited, the senator is currently running for CA15, which is currently held by four-term congressman Eric Swalwell. Swalwell is running for what most observers consider a long-shot bid largely reliant on a strong showing in first-in-the-nation Iowa, where he was born and lived in grade school. Since 2020 i . . .

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    District Geography

    Counties: Alameda (68.8%), Santa Clara (31.2%) of 452,487 registered voters.

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 74.7%
    • Donald Trump (R) 19.8%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 76.1%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 23.9%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 74.3%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 23.4%


    2010 Census Demographics for SD10
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 6.6% 33.0% 17.1%
    Total Population 5.9% 39.7% 24.3%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)