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California's 9th State Senate districtDescription : California's 9th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Loni Hancock of Berkeley.The district encompasses the northern East Bay, stretching along the eastern shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay. It forms the focal point of the East Bay, centered on Oakland, the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area.1992 • 1996 • 1998 (special) • 2000 • 2004 • 2008 • 2012 Page:c

California's 9th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senatorLoni Hancock (D–Berkeley)
Registration62.61% Democratic
7.61% Republican
21.00% No party preference
Demographics31.82% White
19.81% Black
23.94% Latino
21.62% Asian
0.55% Native American
0.53% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.45% other
1.28% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
940,601
743,998
595,108
Registered voters513,825

California's 9th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Democrat Loni Hancock of Berkeley.

District profile

The district encompasses the northern East Bay, stretching along the eastern shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay. It forms the focal point of the East Bay, centered on Oakland, the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Alameda County – 45.9%
  • Alameda
  • Albany
  • Berkeley
  • Emeryville
  • Oakland
  • Piedmont
  • San Leandro – 91.1%
Contra Costa County – 23.5%
  • El Cerrito
  • Hercules
  • Pinole
  • Richmond
  • San Pablo

Election results from statewide races

YearOfficeResults
2012PresidentObama 86.8 – 9.9%
SenatorFeinstein 90.0 – 10.0%
2010GovernorBrown 79.9 – 16.5%
SenatorBoxer 79.5 – 16.7%
2008PresidentObama 84.0 – 31.6%
2006GovernorAngelides 62.1 – 29.8%
SenatorFeinstein 67.6 – 28.0%
2004PresidentKerry 81.1 – 17.5%
SenatorBoxer 80.1 – 15.6%
2003RecallNo 77.0 – 23.0%
Bustamante 60.7 – 19.4%
2002GovernorDavis 65.0 – 16.8%
2000PresidentGore 78.9 – 12.6%
SenatorFeinstein 74.0 – 12.6%
1998GovernorDavis 83.3 – 12.4%
SenatorBoxer 80.9 – 16.6%
1996PresidentClinton 75.5 – 13.0%
1994GovernorBrown 74.0 – 22.9%
SenatorFeinstein 80.2 – 14.0%
1992PresidentClinton 77.3 – 12.5%
SenatorBoxer 79.4 – 15.2%
SenatorFeinstein 82.4 – 13.4%

Election results

1992 • 1996 • 1998 (special) • 2000 • 2004 • 2008 • 2012

2012

California State Senate election, 2012
Primary election
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticLoni Hancock (incumbent)123,62499.3
Peace and FreedomMary Catherine McIlroy (write-in)7850.6
LibertarianLisa D. Ringer (write-in)950.1
Total votes124,504100.0
General election
DemocraticLoni Hancock (incumbent)300,99485.8
Peace and FreedomMary Catherine McIlroy49,98714.2
Total votes350,981100.0
Democratic hold

2008

California State Senate election, 2008
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticLoni Hancock272,22577.2
RepublicanClaudia Bermudez53,29915.1
Peace and FreedomMarsha Feinland26,9967.7
Total votes352,520100.00
Democratic hold

2004

California State Senate election, 2004
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDon Perata (incumbent)248,61477.1
RepublicanPatricia Deutsche50,11015.6
Peace and FreedomTom Condit17,4125.4
LibertarianPeter Von Pinnon6,3831.9
Total votes322,519100.0
Democratic hold

2000

California State Senate election, 2000
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDon Perata (incumbent)218,55083.4
RepublicanLinda J. Marshall30,06211.5
LibertarianPeter Von Pinnon13,6225.1
Total votes262,234100.0
Democratic hold

1998 (special)

California's 9th State Senate district special election, 1998
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Barbara Lee
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticDon Perata164,47677.2
RepublicanDeborah Wright34,46116.2
Peace and FreedomMarsha Feinland14,2506.7
Total votes213,187100.0
Democratic hold

1996

California State Senate election, 1996
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticBarbara Lee196,43078.2
RepublicanThomas N. Hudson37,34114.9
Peace and FreedomRobert J. Evans8,8703.5
Natural LawCarol Flyer Prettie8,4653.4
Total votes251,106100.0
Democratic hold

1992

California State Senate election, 1992
PartyCandidateVotes%
DemocraticNicholas C. Petris228,28384.6
Peace and FreedomDavid Campbell41,55515.4
Total votes269,838100.0
Democratic hold
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