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Senate District 25
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All Districts > SD25: Pasadena
[incumbent: Carol Liu (D) - term limit: 2016]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Likely Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 61.9 D
  • Phlunte' Riddle (Democratic) - Consultant
    www.phlunteriddle.com  
  • Mike Gatto (Democratic) - Member, State Assembly
    mikegatto.com  
  • Katherine Perez-Estolano (Democratic) - Member, High-Speed Rail Board/Businesswoman
    www.katherine4sd25.com  
  • Anthony Portantino (Democratic) - Former Member, State Assembly  
  • Chris Chahinian (Democratic) - Small Business Owner
    www.chahiniansenate.com  
  • Michael Antonovich (Republican) - Supervisor, Los Angeles County  
  • Teddy Choi (Democratic) - Businessman  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    The effect of term limits on Carol Liu has drawn a crowded field of solid Democratic candidates. Former Assemblymember Anthony Portantino, who floated the idea of running a . . .

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 59.9%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 37.4%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 52.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 40.8%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (January 1-June 30, 2015 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Michael AntonovichThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Chris ChahinianThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Teddy ChoiThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Gatto For Senate 2016; Mike [SOS]$328,422$41,020$1,902,930$0
    Perez-estolano For Senate 2016; Katherine [SOS]$15,939$2,012$15,002$0
    Portantino For Senate 2016, Anthony [SOS]$362,120$44,498$932,665$0
    Riddle For State Senate 2016; Friends Of Phlunte [SOS]$93,385$10,630$91,599$0
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Carol Liu (D)213,12760.8%586 of 586
    Gilbert V. Gonzales (R)137,65139.2%586 of 586

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Carol Liu (D)62,93051.3%578 of 578
    Gilbert V. Gonzales (R)53,09343.3%578 of 578
    Ameenah Fuller (D)6,5925.4%578 of 578

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD25
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 5.9% 11.0% 20.4%
    Total Population 5.1% 13.8% 26.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

    Incumbent term limit: 0
    • Chris Chahinian (D) - Director, Rose Bowl Stadium
    • Krystee Clark (D) - Entertainment executive
    • Anthony Portantino (D) - Former Member, State Assembly
    • Jacque Robinson (D) - Member, Pasadena City Council
    • ...[suggest additions]

    Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2015-07-31: SD25 (Pasadena): LA County Supe Michael Antonovich . . .
    • 2015-07-28: SD25 (Pasadena): updated analysis (subscriber . . .
    • 2015-06-26: SD25 (Pasadena): added businessman Teddy Choi (D) . . .
    • 2015-06-09: SD25 (Liu), SD27 (Pavley),, SD35 (Hall) Likely Re . . .
    • 2015-06-08: SD25 (Liu), SD27 (Pavley), SD29 (Huff), SD35 (Hall . . .
    • 2015-06-05: SD25 (Pasadena): Longtime L.A. County Supervisor M . . .
    • 2015-06-03: SD25 (Pasadena): Another candidate likely in the r . . .
    • 2015-06-02: SD25 (Pasadena):  Senator Connie Leyva, who r . . .
    • 2012-08-14: SD25), and Fran Pavley (SD27). Some very tense di . . .
    • 2012-04-04: SD25 (which Carol Liu will win for a final term). . . .
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