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California's 1st State Senate district

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28.25% Democratic
21.93% No party preference

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1.84% Black
10.73% Latino
4.59% Asian
2.52% Native American
0.27% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
0.27% other
0.37% remainder of multiracial

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California's 1st State Senate district

California's 1st State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is currently represented by Republican Ted Gaines of Rocklin.

District profile

The district stretches along the eastern edge of the state from the Oregon border to the Lake Tahoe area. It wraps around the Sacramento Valley along the northern Sierra Nevada to the eastern Sacramento suburbs. Most of the population is concentrated in the suburban southern parts, while the rest of the district is primarily rural.

Election results from statewide races

Year Office Results
2012 President Romney 57.3 – 39.9%
Senator Emken 57.9 – 42.1%
2010 Governor Whitman 52.4 – 42.5%
Senator Fiorina 57.4 – 36.2%
2008 President McCain 52.1 – 45.8%
2006 Governor Schwarzenegger 71.0 – 24.0%
Senator Mountjoy 48.8 – 46.0%
2004 President Bush 60.2 – 38.6%
Senator Jones 54.2 – 42.2%
2003 Recall Yes 69.0 – 31.0%
Schwarzenegger 59.9 – 18.5%
2002 Governor Simon 57.2 – 31.8%
2000 President Bush 57.6 – 36.3%
Senator Campbell 50.5 – 41.0%
1998 Governor Lungren 51.5 – 44.9%
Senator Fong 51.1 – 44.0%
1996 President Dole 50.8 – 37.1%
1994 Governor Wilson 65.3 – 28.7%
Senator Huffington 55.1 – 35.8%
1992 President Bush 39.2 – 34.9%
Senator Herschensohn 50.5 – 36.9%
Senator Seymour 45.3 – 45.2%

List of senators

Due to redistricting, the 1st district has been moved around different parts of the state. The current iteration resulted from the 2011 redistricting by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

Senator Party Dates

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Jonathan J. Warner Democratic 1850-1852
David B. Kurtz Whig 1852-1855

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Benjamin Davis Wilson Democratic 1855-1858

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Cameron E. Thom Democratic 1858-1859

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Andres Pico Democratic 1859-1861

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John C. Bogart Democratic 1861-1863
M. C. Tuttle National Union 1863-1867

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William Alexander Conn Democratic 1867-1871

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James McCoy Democratic 1871-1875

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John W. Satterwhite Democratic 1875-1882

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John Wolfskill Democratic 1882-1884

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A. P. Johnson Republican 1884-1886

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John P. Haynes Democratic 1886-1888

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Frank McGowan Republican 1888-1896

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James N. Gillett Republican 1896-1900

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Thomas H. Selvage Republican 1900-1906

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George T. Rolley Republican 1906-1908

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Charles P. Cutten Republican 1908-1912

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William Kehoe Republican 1912-1920

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H. C. Nelson Republican 1920-1932

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Harold J. Powers Republican 1932-1953

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Dale C. Williams Democratic 1953-1955

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Stanley Arnold Democratic 1955-1966

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Randolph Collier Democratic 1966-1976

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Ray E. Johnson Republican 1976-1984

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John T. Doolittle Republican 1984-1991

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Tim Leslie Republican 1991-2000

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Rico Oller Republican 2000-2004

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Dave Cox Republican 2004-2010

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Ted Gaines Republican 2011–present

Election results

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2012

California State Senate election, 2012
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ted Gaines (incumbent) 110,168 48.2
Democratic Julie Griffith-Flatter 68,947 30.2
Republican Les Baugh 37,442 16.4
No party preference "Bo" Bogdan I. Ambrozewicz 11,923 5.2
Total votes 228,480 100.0
General election
Republican Ted Gaines (incumbent) 263,256 63.7
Democratic Julie Griffith-Flatter 150,111 36.3
Total votes 413,367 100.0
Republican hold

2011 (special)

California's 1st State Senate district special election, 2011
Vacancy resulting from the death of Dave Cox
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ted Gaines 91,083 62.9
Democratic Ken Cooley 53,747 37.1
Republican Joseph McCray, Sr. (write-in) 28 0.0
Total votes 144,858 100.0
Republican hold

2008

California State Senate election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cox (incumbent) 267,426 62.3
Democratic Anselmo Chavez 162,044 37.7
Total votes 429,470 100.0
Republican hold

2004

California State Senate election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dave Cox 261,607 62.8
Democratic Kristine Lang McDonald 141,462 34.1
Libertarian Roberto Leibman 13,292 3.1
Total votes 416,361 100.0
Republican hold

2000

California State Senate election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rico Oller 220,427 57.8
Democratic Thomas A. Romero 144,997 38.0
Libertarian John Petersen 16,075 4.2
Total votes 381,499 100.0
Republican hold

1996

California State Senate election, 1996
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Leslie (incumbent) 215,931 63.2
Democratic Thomas "Tom" Romero 125,894 36.8
No party Lamar Norton Latimer (write-in) 55 0.0%
Total votes 341,880 100.0
Republican hold

1992

California State Senate election, 1992
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Leslie (incumbent) 189,095 54.8
Democratic Thomas A. Romero 123,563 35.8
Green Kent Warner Smith 32,717 9.5
Total votes 345,375 100.0
Republican hold

See also

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