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Senate District 15
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All Districts > SD15: San Jose
[incumbent: Jim Beall (D) - term limit: 2020]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 70.1 D
  • (i) Jim Beall (Democratic) - Member, State Senate
    www.jimbeall.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 69.8%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 27.8%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 58.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 35.2%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Beall For Senate 2016, Jim [SOS]$100,080$41,289$152,084$0
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Beall (D)160,45156.7%529 of 529
    Joe Coto (D)122,34543.3%529 of 529

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Jim Beall (D)69,17955.5%467 of 467
    Joe Coto (D)55,38744.5%467 of 467

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD15
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 25.5% 2.9% 20.0%
    Total Population 29.9% 2.7% 30.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2013-02-20: SD15, which Jim Beall picked up last November. Hea . . .
    • 2012-11-07: SD15 - Beall over Coto by 15.8% AD01 - Dahle over . . .
    • 2012-10-19: SD15: MercNews: "Beall is the safe vote in Distric . . .
    • 2012-08-14: SD15 (Alquist --> Beall v. Coto), SD21 (Runner . . .
    • 2012-05-16: SD15 - San Jose SD19 - Santa Barbara SD31 - Rive . . .
    • 2012-05-09: SD15 for Joe Coto and SD19 for Jason Hodge, collec . . .
    • 2012-05-03: SD15, and for Proposition 29. Hmmm...an Oakland-ba . . .
    • 2012-04-20: SD15 has 25.5% Asian CVAP, not black. TAIWANESE T . . .
    • 2012-04-19: SD15. Both Hill and Lieber are have plenty of cas . . .
    • 2012-03-26: SD15 Reported Fundraising Committe . . .
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