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Senate District 21
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All Districts > SD21: Palmdale
[incumbent: Sharon Runner (R) - term limit: 2020]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Republican | ATC Partisan Index = 50.9 D
  • (i) Sharon Runner (Republican) - Member, State Senate
    sharonrunner.com  
  • Darren Parker (Democratic) - Education consultant
    democracy.com/darrenparker  
  • Jonathan Ervin (Democratic) - Aerospace engineer  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 47.5%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 49.9%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 38.8%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 51.0%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Jonathan ErvinThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Parker For Senate 2016; Darren [SOS]$8,786$2,323$7,963$0
    Runner For Senate 2016; Sharon [SOS]$41,938$19,409$102,221$0
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Steve Knight (R)153,41257.6%536 of 536
    Star Moffatt (D)112,78042.4%536 of 536

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Steve Knight (R)61,24569.0%473 of 473
    Star Moffatt (D)27,54531.0%473 of 473

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD21
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 11.2% 4.2% 27.3%
    Total Population 11.6% 4.9% 40.7%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2015-03-17: SD21, and SD37. SD21 and SD37 should be resolved t . . .
    • 2015-03-10: SD21, Assemblymember Don Wagner is the heavy favor . . .
    • 2014-12-30: SD21 (Santa Clarita-Antelope): Yesterday, for . . .
    • 2014-12-22: SD21 (Santa Clarita/Antelope): Knight plans t . . .
    • 2014-12-19: SD21 (Knight) are likely to be in mid-March, with . . .
    • 2014-12-17: SD21: Bad News for Rep. Paul Cook: Tim Donnelly no . . .
    • 2014-12-11: SD21, but has strong support in the Apple Valley-H . . .
    • 2012-10-19: SD21: Rep for Assemblyman Steve Knight arrest . . .
    • 2012-08-14: SD21 (Runner --> Knight), and SD39 (Kehoe --> . . .
    • 2012-03-26: SD21 Reported Fundraising Committe . . .
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