SAN DIEGO — California’s primary election will be held June 7, with newly redrawn districts for 2022.

Here are the candidates running for California State Assembly in each district covering the San Diego County area, with links to their campaign websites, when applicable.

74th District

Stretching from San Onofre State Beach to Oceanside and Vista in San Diego County, California’s 74th District is currently represented by Democrat Cottie Petrie-Norris of Laguna Beach. Vying for her spot are Democrat Chris Duncan and Republican Laurie Davies.

Chris Duncan (D): Mayor Pro Tem (San Clemente)

Laurie Davies (R): Assemblymember (73rd District)/business owner

75th District

California’s 75th District starts as far north as Rainbow in Temecula County and covers most of East San Diego County including Ramona, Valley Center, Borrego Springs and Julian and goes as far south as stopping at the U.S.-Mexico border. Republican Marie Waldron is seeking re-election and is facing Republican Randy Voepel.

Randy Voepel (R): Assemblymember (71st District)

Marie Waldron (R): Assemblymember (75th District)

76th District

The 76th District, which includes San Marcos, Escondido, Rancho Bernardo, Fairbanks Ranch, Ranchos Penasquitos, Rancho Santa Fe and San Pasqual, features three candidates: Democrat Brian Maienschein, Republican June Cutter and Republican Kristie Bruce-Lane. Democrat Tash Boerner Horvath, who currently represents the 76th District, is running for the 77th District.

Brian Maienschein (D): Assemblymember (77th District)/educator

June Cutter (R): Business owner/attorney

Kristie Bruce-Lane (R): Businesswoman/water advocate

77th District

Along the coast from Carlsbad to Coronado, the 77th District is currently represented by Democrat Brain Maienschein, who is running for the 76th District seat.

Tasha Boerner Horvath (D): Assemblymember (76th District)

Dan Downey (R): CEO/financial advisor

78th District

California’s 78th District runs through the central region of San Diego including Mira Mesa to the north, Tierrasanta to the east, Bay Ho to the west and South Park to the south. Republican Eric Gonzales looks to oust Democrat Chris Ward from his current spot.

Chris Ward (D): Assemblymember (78th District)

Eric Gonzales (R): Retail sales associate

79th District

Democrat Akilah Weber seeks re-election for the 79th District, which covers a portion of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and as far south as Paradise Hills. Republican John Moore and Corbin Sabol are the two candidates running to replace Weber.

Akilah Weber (D): Assemblymember (79th District)

John Moore (R): Retired broker

Corbin Sabol (R): Project manager

80th District

Democrats David Alvarez and Georgette Gómez come into the June 7 primary fresh off a special election in the beginning of April that ultimately led to a runoff. The 80th District, which covers the southern part of San Diego along with Chula Vista and National City, was formerly filled by Lorena Gonzalez who resigned from the position in January after eight years on the job. 

David Alvarez (D): Small business owner

Georgette Gómez (D): Environmental advocate/businesswoman

For more information on other local races in the California June Primary and voting tips, check out our 2022 Election Guide.