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Senate District 17
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All Districts > SD17: Santa Cruz-SLO
[incumbent: Bill Monning (D) - term limit: 2020]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 63.0 D
  • Palmer Kain (Republican) -   
  • (i) Bill Monning (Democratic) - Member, State Senate
    www.billmonning.org  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

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

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 55.9%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 37.6%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Palmer KainThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Monning For Senate 2016, Bill [SOS]$106,405$99,226$151,895$14,200
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Bill Monning (D)236,21363.3%647 of 647
    Larry Beaman (R)136,83636.7%647 of 647

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Bill Monning (D)110,89059.4%557 of 557
    Larry Beaman (R)75,71340.6%557 of 557

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    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)

    Discussion

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