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California State Legislature - Assemblymember, 78th District
Birthdate:
August 03, 1976 (Age 46)

Term Expires:
2022 (Term Limited in 2032)

2022 Redistricting Data

2022 District Registration (As of May 23, 2022)
Total Voters DEM REP OTHER MARGIN
310,116 47.28% 21.71% 31.01% D +25.57%
New District Historical Candidate Performance
Election DEM REP Margin
2020 Presidential Biden - 68.2% Trump - 29.4% D +38.80%
2018 Gubernatorial Newsom - 65.8% Cox - 34.2% D +31.60%
2016 Presidential Clinton - 64.1% Trump - 29.5% D +34.60%
2020 Census Data
Total Population Total White Hispanic Black Asian Native Pacific
511,710 49.5% 22.1% 7.0% 20.5% 2.7% 1.2%

Old District Data

Current District Registration Data (As of July 01, 2021)
Total Voters DEM REP OTHER MARGIN
307,322 48.10% 20.03% 31.87% D +28.07%
Old District Historical Candidate Performance
Election DEM REP Margin Turnout
2020 Presidential Biden - 71.8% Trump - 25.7% D +46.10% 86.90%
2018 Gubernatorial Newsom - 69.4% Cox - 30.6% D +38.80% 71.12%
2016 Presidential Clinton - 67.5% Trump - 25.9% D +41.60% 83.72%
2014 Gubernatorial Brown - 62.7% Kashkari - 37.3% D +25.40% 47.81%
2012 Presidential Obama - 63.1% Romney - 34.1% D +29.00% 78.21%
Ballot Measure Performance
Ballot Item Description Yes No Margin
Prop 51 (2016) School Facility Bonds 56.71% 43.29% 13.41%
Prop 62 (2016) Death Penalty Repeal 51.49% 48.51% 2.98%
Prop 6 (2018) Gas Tax Repeal 37.15% 62.85% -25.70%
Prop 15 (2020) Prop 13 Split-Roll 53.21% 46.79% 6.42%
Prop 16 (2020) Repeal Affirmative Action 48.22% 51.78% -3.55%
Prop 21 (2020) Allow Local Rent Control 45.04% 54.96% -9.91%
Campaign Finance Limits
  • Contribution Limit:
    $4,900
  • Corporate Contributions:
    Allowed
  • PAC Contributions:
    Allowed
  • Party Contribution Limit:
    No Limit
Prior Elected Officials
Elected Official Years Served
Todd Gloria 2016 - 2020

Electoral History
2022 Primary Election Results (June 7, 2022)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Chris Ward (D) 76,917 68.2%
Eric Gonzales (R) 35,857 31.8%
2020 General Election Results (November 3, 2020)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Chris Ward (D) 123,755 56.19%
Sarah Davis (D) 96,486 43.81%
2020 Primary Election Results (March 3, 2020)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Chris Ward (D) 69,125 55.62%
Sarah Davis (D) 34,410 27.69%
Micah Perlin (D) 20,741 16.69%