Final Official Election Results - 7th Senate District

Special Primary Election, March 17, 20151

Abbreviations for the qualified political parties are:

  • DEM = Democratic Party
  • REP = Republican Party
  • AI = American Independent Party
  • GRN = Green Party
  • LIB = Libertarian Party
  • PF = Peace & Freedom Party
  • W/I = Write-in Candidate

Similarly, voters who were previously known as "decline-to-state" voters (because they did not have a party affiliation) are now known as having "no party preference" or known as "NPP" voters.

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CandidatesAlamedaContra CostaTotal Votes CastPercentage of Total Votes Cast
Susan Bonilla, DEM 3,098 25,291 28,389 24.9%
Joan Buchanan, DEM 6,373 19,161 25,534 22.4%
Steve Glazer, DEM 7,955 30,456 38,411 33.7%
Terry Kremin, DEM 706 2,536 3,242 2.8%
Michaela M. Hertle, REP 3,854 14,427 18,281 16.1%
County2Registered VotersPrecinct VotersVote-By-Mail VotersTotal VotersPercent of Vote-By-Mail VotersPercent Turnout
Alameda 115,690 3,719 18,267 21,986 83.08% 19.00%
Contra Costa 371,805 13,575 78,296 91,871 85.22% 24.71%
District Total 487,495 17,294 96,563 113,857 84.81% 23.36%
  1. Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Mark DeSaulnier.
  2. State Senate District 7 is contained within Alameda and Contra Costa counties.