Senate District 18
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All Districts > SD18: San Fernando Valley
[incumbent: Bob Hertzberg (D) - term limit: 2022]

Probable Primary Election Candidates: 2018

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 75.6 D
  • (i) Bob Hertzberg (Democratic) - Member, State Senate  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    Hertzberg cleared the field. Only remaining question is if/when he will be Pro Tem.

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Bob Hertzberg (D)35,33863.1%387 of 387
    Ricardo Antonio Benitez (R)16,28929.1%387 of 387
    John P. "Jack" Lindblad (G)4,3927.8%387 of 387

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

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 73.9%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 23.5%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 64.7%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 27.7%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 31, 2017 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Hertzberg For Senate 2018 [SOS]$148,716$190,667$288,579$162,051
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    2012 Primary Results

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD18
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 5.7% 8.9% 38.0%
    Total Population 4.4% 8.4% 56.5%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 0

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2014-03-19: SD18 candidate Robert Hertzberg is hosting a funde . . .
    • 2013-09-18: SD18 (San Fernando Valley): updated analysis AD60 . . .
    • 2013-09-11: SD18 (San Fernando Valley): removed Steve Veres (D . . .
    • 2013-09-10: SD18 (San Fernando Valley): removed Steve Veres (D . . .
    • 2013-08-29: SD18 candidate and former Assembly Speaker Robert . . .
    • 2013-08-15: SD18 (San Fernando Valley): removed Adrin Nazarian . . .
    • 2013-05-29: SD18 (San Fernando Valley): Added former Assembly . . .
    • 2013-05-17: SD18 candidate Ricardo Benitez is not an attorney, . . .
    • 2013-05-16: SD18: Added Ricardo Benitez (R) - Attorney, Sylmar . . .
    • 2013-05-14: SD18 (San Fernando V) - Safe Democrat Steve Ver . . .
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