The 45th Assembly District falls within the boundaries of Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Jesse Gabriel (D) is the incumbent in this race. Gabriel has been the incumbent since winning a crowded 2018 race.
This district shows the following party registration for the three largest political groups (the source is http://www.l2political.com):
The open seat in 2018 created a crowded primary. Here are the 2018 primary results:
Daniel Brin (D)- 3.4%
Ray Bishop (D)- 1.5%
Tricia Robbins Kasson (D)- 7.4%
Ankur Patel (D)- 6.4%
Jesse Gabriel (D)- 43.7%
Jeff Bornstein (D)- 5.7%
Justin Clark (R)- 31.9%
As can be expected, Gabriel easily won in November by a margin of 70.3% to 29.7%.
In 2020 Gabriel drew no opponent and will get a free run with no opposition for November.