Senate District 12
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All Districts > SD12: Merced
[incumbent: Anthony Cannella (R) - term limit: 2018]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Leans Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 56.4 D
  • Robert Poythress (Republican) - Supervisor, Madera County
    www.poythressforsenate.com  
  • Johnny Tacherra (Republican) - Farmer
    www.facebook.com/TacherraForStateSenate/  
  • Dennis Brazil (Democratic) - Small businessman
    www.facebook.com/DennisBrazilforStateSenate/  
  • Derek Robinson (Republican) - Councilmember, Madera  
  • Anna Caballero (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly  
  • Daniel Parra (Democratic) - Councilman/Defense Analyst  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 57.3%
    • Donald Trump (R) 37.1%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 54.9%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 45.1%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 57.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 40.3%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 49.7%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 42.5%

    Fundraising

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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD12
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 4.7% 4.9% 42.9%
    Total Population 3.2% 5.0% 64.5%

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