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California House District 5

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 142,618 70.4%
Robert Dinsmore Republican 52,940 26.1%
Joseph Miller Libertarian 2,548 1.3%
Gordon Mors Amer indep 2,231 1.1%
Charles Kersey Natural law 2,123 1.0%
1996 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Dinsmore Republican 28,901 70.5%
William Stein Republican 12,066 29.5%
1998 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 130,715 71.9%
Robert Dinsmore Republican 47,307 26.0%
Douglas Tuma Libertarian 3,746 2.1%
1998 House All-Party Special Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 94,745 70.6%
Robert Dinsmore Republican 23,905 17.8%
Edward Gorre Republican 12,947 9.6%
Douglas Tuma Libertarian 2,670 2.0%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 147,025 68.7%
Ken Payne Republican 55,945 26.1%
Ken Adams Green 6,195 2.9%
Cullene Lang Libertarian 2,919 1.4%
Charles Kersey Natural law 1,975 0.9%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 92,726 70.5%
Richard Frankhuizen Republican 34,749 26.4%
Timothy Roloff Libertarian 4,103 3.1%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert Matsui Democratic 138,004 71.4%
Mike Dugas Republican 45,120 23.3%
Pat Driscoll Green 6,593 3.4%
John Reiger Peace & freedom 3,670 1.9%
2005 House All-Party Blanket Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 56,175 68.2%
Julie Padilla Democratic 7,158 8.7%
John Flynn Republican 6,559 8.0%
Serge Chernay Republican 3,742 4.5%
Michael O'Brien Republican 2,591 3.1%
Shane Singh Republican 1,753 2.1%
Bruce Stevens Republican 1,124 1.4%
Pat Driscoll Green 976 1.2%
Leonard Padilla Independent 916 1.1%
Charles Pineda Jr. Democratic 659 0.8%
Gale Morgan Libertarian 451 0.5%
John Reiger Peace & freedom 286 0.3%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 105,676 70.8%
Claire Yan Republican 35,106 23.5%
Jeff Kravitz Green 6,466 4.3%
John Reiger Peace & freedom 2,018 1.4%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 52,951 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Claire Yan Republican 19,005 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 164,242 74.3%
Paul Smith Republican 46,002 20.8%
L.R. Roberts Peace & freedom 10,731 4.9%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 51,006 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Smith Republican 18,232 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 124,220 72.1%
Paul Smith Republican 43,577 25.3%
Gerald Frink Peace & freedom 4,594 2.7%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Doris Matsui Democratic 56,762 100.0%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Paul Smith Republican 14,588 56.7%
Erik Smitt Republican 11,148 43.3%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mike Thompson Democratic 202,872 74.5%
Randy Loftin Republican 69,545 25.5%

Demographic Data

Population 715,809
Percentage White 68.2%
Percentage Black 6.4%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.9%
Percentage Asian 10.2%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.4%
Percentage Mixed Race 4.8%
Percentage Other Race 9.0%
 
Percentage Hispanic 27.5%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 52.1%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 6.0%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 2.3%
 
Median Household Income $60,693
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 37.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 12.9%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.5%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 22.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 73.6%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 0.7%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 14.7%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 46.6%
Percentage with a College Degree 29.2%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 33.2%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 25.2%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 10.3%
 
Percentage Married Couples 47.8%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 18.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.5%

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