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California's 49th State Assembly districtDescription : California's 49th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Ed Chau of Monterey Park.The district encompasses the western San Gabriel Valley, with its western side abutting Los Angeles. The district is the first Asian American-majority state legislative district outside of Hawaii.1992 • 1994 • 1996 • 1998 • 2000 • 2001 (special) • 2002 • 2004 • 2006 • 2008 • 2010 • 2012• 2014 Page:c

California's 49th State Assembly district
Map of the district
Current assemblymemberEd Chau (D–Monterey Park)
Registration40.41% Democratic
22.63% Republican
32.74% No party preference
Demographics12.50% White
0.86% Black
32.47% Latino
53.36% Asian
0.19% Native American
0.07% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.13% other
0.41% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
462,545
362,747
275,312
Registered voters204,898

California's 49th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Ed Chau of Monterey Park.

District profile

The district encompasses the western San Gabriel Valley, with its western side abutting Los Angeles. The district is the first Asian American-majority state legislative district outside of Hawaii.

Los Angeles County – 4.7%
  • Alhambra
  • Arcadia
  • El Monte – 62.1%
  • Montebello – 10.3%
  • Monterey Park
  • Rosemead
  • San Gabriel
  • San Marino
  • South El Monte – 27.4%
  • Temple City

Election results

1992 • 1994 • 1996 • 1998 • 2000 • 2001 (special) • 2002 • 2004 • 2006 • 2008 • 2010 • 2012• 2014

2014

California State Assembly election, 2014
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticEd Chau (incumbent)17,54060.2
RepublicanEsthela Torres Siegrist11,57639.8
Total votes29,116100.0
General election
DemocraticEd Chau (incumbent)33,03061.5
RepublicanEsthela Torres Siegrist20,67838.5
Total votes53,708100.0
Democratic hold

2012

California State Assembly election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanMatthew Lin20,54952.2
DemocraticEd Chau13,74634.9
DemocraticMitchell Ing5,07412.9
Total votes39,369100.0
General election
DemocraticEd Chau64,79156.4
RepublicanMatthew Lin50,15343.6
Total votes114,944100.0
Democratic hold

2010

California State Assembly election, 2010
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMike Eng (incumbent)46,84168.9
RepublicanBrad Jonathan Taylor21,14831.1
Total votes67,989100.0
Democratic hold

2008

California State Assembly election, 2008
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMike Eng (incumbent)62,41867.2
RepublicanEsthela Siegrist30,51132.8
Total votes92,929100.0
Democratic hold

2006

California State Assembly election, 2006
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticMike Eng39,32663.3
RepublicanEsthela G. Siegrist18,02128.9
LibertarianLaura Brown4,8657.8
Total votes62,212100.0
Democratic hold

2004

California State Assembly election, 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJudy Chu (incumbent)62,07565.8
RepublicanSandra L. Needs23,92725.4
LibertarianLaura Brown8,3638.8
Total votes94,365100.0
Democratic hold

2002

California State Assembly election, 2002
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJudy Chu (incumbent)37,39667.2
RepublicanGeorge C. Shen18,33332.8
Total votes55,729100.0
Democratic hold

2001 (special)

California's 49th State Assembly district special election, 2001
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Gloria Romero
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticJudy Chu12,10158.5
DemocraticDaniel Arguello6,95833.7
DemocraticRobert Miranda1,0975.3
LibertarianKim J. Goldsworthy5142.5
Total votes20,670100.0
Democratic hold

2000

California State Assembly election, 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticGloria Romero (incumbent)62,015100.0
Total votes62,015100.0
Democratic hold

1998

California State Assembly election, 1998
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticGloria Romero43,80071.2
RepublicanJay T. Imperial16,06626.1
LibertarianRachel Brown1,6342.7
Total votes61,500100.0
Democratic hold

1996

California State Assembly election, 1996
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDiane Martinez (incumbent)49,80469.2
RepublicanJay T. Imperial22,12030.8
Total votes71,924100.0
Democratic hold

1994

California State Assembly election, 1994
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDiane Martinez (incumbent)40,31566.6
RepublicanGeorge H. Nirschl III17,82529.5
LibertarianKim Goldsworthy2,3573.9
Total votes60,497100.0
Democratic hold

1992

California State Assembly election, 1992
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDiane Martinez43,82055.5
RepublicanSophie C. Wong32,25840.8
LibertarianKim Goldsworthy2,9173.7
Total votes78,995100.0
Democratic hold
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