While growth in the Latino population has helped make California a reliably Democratic state today, this was not always the case.
In fact, from 1952 through 1988, Republicans won every presidential election except the landslide loss of Barry Goldwater in 1964.
How much of California is Republican?
In February 2013, California had 18,055,783 registered voters, comprising about 47% of its total population of 38.43 million. Of those registered voters, 7,932,373 (43.9 percent) were registered Democrats, and 5,225,675 (28.9 percent) were Republicans.
How many people voted in 2016?
A record 137.5 million Americans voted in the 2016 presidential election, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Overall voter turnout – defined as the share of adult U.S. citizens who cast ballots – was 61.4% in 2016, a share similar to 2012 but below the 63.6% who say they voted in 2008.
Who won the election California?
California Election Results. At the top of the ticket, Gavin Newsom won the race to replace Governor Jerry Brown. The Democrat, who is the state’s Lieutenant Governor, defeated his Republican opponent, John Cox, without difficulty.
Which states voted for Obama?
2012 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Barack Obama||Mitt Romney|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Paul Ryan|
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Is California Democrat or Republican 2018?
Going into this election, California had 39 Democratic representatives and 14 Republican representatives. Here’s how each district leans politically, based on how it voted in the 2016 presidential election, with 2018 results as they come in.
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