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California Elections: Senate District 33

Senate District 33

All Districts > SD33: Long Beach
[incumbent: Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) - term limit: 2032 - Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Safe Democratic
  • Lena Gonzalez (Democratic) - Long Beach Councilwoman  
  • Jack M. Guerrero (Republican) - CPA/Economist/Councilmember  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.


    The drama in Senate District 33 was in the primary election, when nine Democrats, two Republicans, and one Green candidate faced off. It was clear that from the beginning that Long Beach City Council member Lena Gonzalez (D) led the pack, buoyed by support of now-Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and most local electeds and a very large independent expenditure by the oil and gas industry. That left three que . . .

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    District Geography

    County: Los Angeles (100%) of 422,216 registered voters.

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 79.1%
    • Donald Trump (R) 15.2%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 73.7%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 26.3%

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 78.6%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 19.1%


    2010 Census Demographics for SD33
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 13.3% 7.7% 50.6%
    Total Population 9.1% 6.3% 70.0%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)