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Tom Ammiano


Picture of Tom Ammiano
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Democratic AD-13 162977 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic AD-13 120174 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-17 161124 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 15, 1941 in Montclair, New Jersey
Partner: Tim Curbo (1978, d.1994)
Child: Annie Jupiter-Jones

1965-1968: English Teacher, South Vietnam
1978: Co-Founder, No on 6 (Opposed to Proposition 6; the Briggs Initiative)
1980: Candidate for San Francisco Board of Education (Lost)
1988: Candidate for San Francisco Board of Education (Lost)
1990-1994: Member, San Francisco Board of Education
1992: President, San Francisco Board of Education
1994-2008: Member, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
1998-2002: President, San Francisco County Board of Supervisors
1999: Candidate for Mayor of San Francisco (Lost; 25.0%)
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2020: Delegate, Democratic National Convention (Sanders)

  • LEGISLATION: Ammiano was the author of AB 1266 (Chapt. 85, Stats of 2013) which permits public school students (K-12) to participate in sex-segregated school activities and use the facilities (including bathrooms) based on their stated gender identity.
  • Silver Screen: A '1970s' Ammiano was portrayed by himself in the movie "Milk" (2008).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2009-10)