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Senate District 27
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All Districts > SD27: Ventura Co
[incumbent: Fran Pavley (D) - term limit: 2016]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Leans Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 52.4 D
  • Henry Stern (Democratic) - Policy Advisor, Senator Fran Pavley
    www.henrysternforsenate.com  
  • Richard Mathews (Democratic) - Software engineer
    voterichard.org  
  • David Pollock (Democratic) - Councilmember, Moorpark
    www.pollockforsenate.com  
  • Shawn Bayliss (Democratic) - Policy Director, Councilmember Koretz  
  • Jim Dantona (Democratic) - Chief of Staff, Councilmember Martinez  
  • George Thomas (Democratic) - Publisher/Neighborhood Council President
    www.thomasforstatesenate.com/  
  • (i) = incumbent

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 54.5%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 43.2%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 46.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 47.4%

    This district does not have an election this cycle.

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    District Voter Registration

    Analysis

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    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (July 1-September 30, 2014 filing period)
    CommitteeContributionsExpendituresCash on HandContributions Since*
    Shawn BaylissThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Jim DantonaThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Mathews For State Senate 2016; Richard [SOS]unavailable at this time$100,000
    David PollockThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
    Stern For Senate 2016 [SOS]unavailable at this time$63,000
    George ThomasThe FPPC does not have a report for this candidate
     
    * = Contributions of $1,000 or more
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Fran Pavley (D)197,75753.6%557 of 557
    Todd Zink (R)171,43846.4%557 of 557

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

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Todd Zink (R)68,38451.1%518 of 518
    Fran Pavley (D)65,55248.9%518 of 518

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for SD27
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 2.9% 9.2% 14.4%
    Total Population 2.9% 11.0% 24.8%

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    • 2015-06-08: SD27 (Pavley), SD29 (Huff), SD35 (Hall). I have m . . .
    • 2015-06-02: SD27 (Ventura): Also likely to run for the se . . .
    • 2015-05-29: SD27 (Ventura): There are reports that Assemblymem . . .
    • 2013-05-31: SD27 against Betty Karnette in 1996, and Sall . . .
    • 2012-11-07: SD27, SD31) State Assembly: Democrats 54, Republi . . .
    • 2012-11-05: SD27 (Pavley v. Zink) - Leaning Democrat SD31 (Mi . . .
    • 2012-10-18: SD27 and SD31 that provide possible pick-ups . . .
    • 2012-10-01: SD27: The Daily News endorses Fran Pavley (and oth . . .
    • 2012-09-26: SD27: VC Star endorses Pavley AD08: Democratic St . . .
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