Senate District 14
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All Districts > SD14: Fresno/Bakersfield
[incumbent: Andy Vidak (R) - term limit: 2022]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Leans Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 60.3 D
  • Abigail Solis (Democratic) - Trustee, Earlimart School District
    www.abigailsolis2018.com  
  • Ruben Macareno (Democratic) -
    www.facebook.com/MacarenoforStateSenate/  
  • (i) Andy Vidak (Republican) - Member, State Senate
    vidakforsenate.com  
  • Melissa Hurtado (Democratic) - Councilmember, Sanger  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    This continues to be one of those perplexing districts in which Democrats have a significant registration edge, but just can't seem to capture, even when they outspend Repu . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 58.7%
    • Donald Trump (R) 36.0%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmond G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 55.5%
    • Neil Kashkari (R) 44.5%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 58.3%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 39.8%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 51.2%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 40.2%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
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    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD14
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 7.7% 4.5% 50.5%
    Total Population 5.0% 4.7% 71.2%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

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