Senate District 6

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Darrell Steinberg, Democrat

How residents of SD6 have voted:

2006 General
Steinberg 115,628
Green, Jr. 71,051
2 others*
2006 Gubernatorial Primary
Steinberg (D) 51,252
Green, Jr. (R) 30,447
Hawkins (D) 11,615
2 others*
2006 Gubernatorial Primary
Angelides (D) 39,040
Schwarzenegger (R) 35,338
Westly (D) 28,728
13 others*
Gubanatorial Special
Schwarzenegger 103,531
Bustamante 67,767
McClintock 29,157
Camejo 9,589
Recall Gov. Davis
Gubanatorial Special
Yes 122,948
No 102,482
*Candidates receiving less than 0.5% of the winner's total are not shown.
Source: Secretary of State

Voter registration in SD6 Click on points to see percentages

Source: Secretary of State


Today's headlines

Steinberg staffers will represent immigrant kids
Bay Area News Group - East Bay - Political Blotter weblog, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s staff counsel will help provide free legal services to undocumented, unaccompanied children arriving in California from Central America. Steinberg, D-Sacramento, announced Wednesday that his policy director, Anthony Williams, and his senior policy consultant, Margie Estrada, will take part in the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Legal Assistance Project, [...]

That's Governor Toni Atkins " At Least For One Day
KPBS San Diego public broadcasting - News radio (MP3) podcast, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
From San Diego city councilwoman to assemblywoman to speaker to governor of California — at least for a day.

Steinberg discusses ambitions after leaving the Legislature
Sacramento Bee, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
Senate leader Darrell Steinberg said Tuesday that he has mentioned his interest in being appointed to the California Supreme Court to Gov. Jerry Brown, but downplayed the likelihood that he would land such a position immediately after leaving the Legislature later this year. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento listens on the day that Sen. Kevin de Leon was chosen to replace him on Monday, June 16, 2014.

Confused about potential Tesla Gigafactory locations? Here's what we know
Business Journal - Sacramento, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
The last few weeks have seen competing claims over where Tesla Motors will locate its mammoth $5 billion battery factory, dubbed the Gigafactory. Residents across the Western states have publicly claimed that they are in discussions with the electric car manufacturer and touted the winning attributes of their town. Where is Sacramento in the race? It's hard to say. The Brown administration contacted Sacramento County officials this year about Mather Airport’s business park, and Tesla ...

GovBeat: For a fleeting moment today, California will have its first openly gay governor
Washington Post, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
If everything plays out as scheduled, California will see its first-ever openly gay governor on Wednesday, albeit briefly. The state this week is cycling through four Democratic governors as official after official leaves for scheduled travel. Gov. Jerry Brown is on a trade mission in Mexico. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom filled in for a bit, but is on the East Coast for a Special Olympics event. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg took the reins, but he has plans to leave the state ...

Editorial: One week, four California governors and (please) no mischief
Sacramento Bee - Opinion, July 30, 2014  »E-mail story
None of the acting governors this week can really do anything dramatic, unless, of course, they do. Acting Gov. Mike Curb with tax crusader Paul Gann on February 26, 1979.

The Buzz: California sticks with tougher stance on employee transfers
Sacramento Bee - The Buzz, July 29, 2014  »E-mail story
Despite heavy lobbying from departments and unions, California’s personnel panel has stood its ground: If you’re applying for a state job, you have to meet the minimum qualifications – even if you’re already a state worker. To work at the Capitol, applicants must pass a test demonstrating that they meet the job qualifications – even if they already work for the state.