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California's 40th State Senate district

California's 40th State Senate district
Map of the district
Current senator Ben Hueso (DSan Diego)
Registration 44.99% Democratic
Demographics 16.39% White
7.27% Black
62.28% Latino
12.07% Asian
0.57% Native American
0.53% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.19% other
0.70% remainder of multiracial
Population (2010)
 • Voting age
 • Citizen voting age
935,055
671,129
466,879
Registered voters 376,613

California's 40th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Ben Hueso of San Diego.

District profile

The district runs along the entire border between California and Mexico. The heavily Latino district is a mix of urban San Diego neighborhoods in the west and rural Imperial County farmland in the east.

Election results from statewide races

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2000 President Gore 52.6 - 43.4%
Senator Feinstein 58.5 - 33.5%
1998 Governor Davis 57.2 - 38.6%
Senator Boxer 53.0 - 42.2%
1996 President Clinton 52.6 - 38.4%
1994 Governor Wilson 58.9 - 37.6%
Senator Huffington 49.8 - 39.4%
1992 President Clinton 42.7 - 32.7%
Senator Boxer 45.3 - 43.2%
Senator Feinstein 49.8 - 39.6%

Election results

199419982002200620102013 (special)2014

2014

California State Senate elections, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 45,249 71.9
Democratic Rafael Estrada 17,547 27.9
Republican Michael Diaz (write-in) 188 0.3
Total votes 62,984 100.0
General election
Democratic Ben Hueso (incumbent) 58,880 54.9
Democratic Rafael Estrada 48,397 45.1
Total votes 107,277 100.0
Democratic hold

2013 (special)

California's 40th State Senate district special election, 2013
Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Juan Vargas
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ben Hueso 29,367 53.1
Republican Hector Raul Gastelum 11,951 21.6
Republican Xanthi Gionis 8,243 14.9
Democratic Anna Nevenic 5,740 10.4
Democratic Craig Fiegener (write-in) 39 0.1
Democratic Rafael Estrada (write-in) 20 0.0
Total votes 55,360 100.0
Democratic hold

2010

California State Senate elections, 2010
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Juan Vargas 101,767 59.5
Republican Brian Hendry 69,417 40.5
Total votes 171,184 100.0
Democratic hold

2006

California State Senate elections, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Denise Moreno Ducheny (incumbent) 84,571 62.2
Republican David K. Walden 47,502 34.9
Libertarian Jesse Thomas 3,968 2.9
Total votes 136,041 100.0
Democratic hold

2002

California State Senate elections, 2002
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Denise Moreno Ducheny 66,405 56.4
Republican Michael S. Giorgino 47,087 39.9
Libertarian Felix Jeremiah Miranda 4,362 3.7
Total votes 117,854 100.0
Democratic hold

1998

California State Senate elections, 1998
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Peace (incumbent) 103,669 66.3
Republican Bob Divine 47,490 30.4
Libertarian David N. Graham 5,192 3.3
Total votes 156,351 100.0
Democratic hold

1994

California State Senate elections, 1994
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steve Peace (incumbent) 77,211 48.0
Republican Joe Ghougassian 72,410 45.1
Peace and Freedom Elena Smith Pelayo 6,347 3.9
Libertarian Ben Gibbs 4,758 3.0
Total votes 160,726 100.0
Democratic hold

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