1994-2001: Member, Long Beach Unified School District Board of Education
2001-2008: Member, Long Beach City Council
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2014: Primary Candidate for Mayor of Long Beach (Lost; 19.6%)
- Had a former spouse who served in the legislature concurrently (although in the other house).
- Bonnie's son Dan Lowenthal was previously married to Suja Lowenthal, who served on the Long Beach City Council (2006-Present) and was a primary candidate for AD-70 in 2014 (Lost; 27%)
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2009-10)