City of Oceanside

City Council, 2nd District

Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson

Republican | Birthdate: Sep 30, 1955 (Age 68)

Councilmember, City of Oceanside
District Analysis
District map

Oceanside's 2nd Council District occupies the northeastern quadrant of the city, distinguished by its combination of agricultural lands, educational institutions, recreational areas, and residential communities.

The district's northern boundary aligns with the upper limit of Oceanside, encapsulating a significant portion of the city's remaining agricultural zones. These areas are crucial for maintaining the rural character and agricultural heritage of the region, contributing to the city's diversity in land use and providing open space within an urbanizing area.

To the south, the San Luis Rey River provides a natural demarcation before the border transitions into College Boulevard and then follows CA-76. This southern boundary separates the district from the central parts of Oceanside, with the San Luis Rey River corridor offering a blend of natural landscapes and recreational trails.

Stretching eastward to the border with Bonsall, the district includes several community parks and recreational facilities. Melba Bishop Park and Libby Lake Park are key recreational spaces that offer residents sports fields, play areas, and community gathering spots. These parks play an integral role in the district's recreational landscape and serve as green spaces for events and activities.

The presence of Mission Vista High School adds an educational dimension to the district, serving as an academic hub and a location for community involvement. Educational institutions in the district are central to fostering a sense of community and providing local youth with opportunities for growth and development.

Golf enthusiasts can find attractions in the district, such as the Arrowood Golf Course and most of the Oceanside Golf Course, which provide not only leisure activities but also green spaces that enhance the district's aesthetic.

The inclusion of natural elements like Guajome Lake and Spring Creek Park further enriches the district's landscape, offering settings for passive recreation and a connection to the natural environment.

In essence, Oceanside's 2nd Council District is characterized by its blend of functional agricultural land, active recreational facilities, educational institutions, and the suburban spread. This mixture supports the district's multifaceted identity and its role as a bridge between the city's urban centers and its pastoral edges.

24,735 Registered Voters as of 01/10/23 D +8.03%
9,460 Voters
7,475 Voters
7,800 Voters
District Historical Candidate Performance
Election DEM REP Margin
2022 Gubernatorial Newsom - 51.04% Dahle - 48.96% D +2.1%
2020 Presidential Biden - 54.5% Trump - 42.6% D +11.90%
2018 Gubernatorial Newsom - 51.8% Cox - 48.2% D +3.60%
2016 Presidential Clinton - 50.2% Trump - 43.3% D +6.90%
2020 Census Data
Total Population Total White Hispanic Black Asian Native Pacific
43,617 35.3% 42.9% 7.4% 12.7% 4.0% 2.9%

2022 General Election Results (November 8, 2022)
Name Votes Vote % Vote Share
Richard Robinson (R) 6,316 53.46%
Daniel Dominguez (D) 5,499 46.54%