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California Elections: Senate District 17

Senate District 17

All Districts > SD17: Santa Cruz-SLO
[incumbent: Bill Monning (D-Carmel) - term limit: 2020 - Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Safe Democratic
  • Neil G. Kitchens (Republican) - Businessman/Rancher  
  • John Laird (Democratic) - Former member, State Assembly  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    District Geography

    Counties: Monterey (19.4%), San Luis Obispo (31.6%), Santa Clara (19.8%), Santa Cruz (29.2%) of 546,122 registered voters.
     

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 63.4%
    • Donald Trump (R) 29.6%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 66.0%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 34.1%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 62.8%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 33.9%

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD17
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 2.5% 6.4% 17.1%
    Total Population 2.2% 7.1% 30.9%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)