Albert Yasuro Muratsuchi
Born: September 4, 1964 on Okinawa, Japan [US administration*]
Married: Hiroko Higuchi
Child: One daughter
1990: CORO Fellow
Previous: Member, Torrance Planning Commission
2006-2012: Member, Torrance Unified School District Board of Trustees
2009-2012: Deputy Attorney General, State of California
2010: Early Primary Candidate for AD-53 (Withdrew)
- LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1782 (2018) which established surfing as the official state sport. (Chapt. 162, Stats of 2018)
- At the time Muratsuchi was born on Okinawa, it was administered by the United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (1950-1972). In 1972, control of Okinawa was returned to Japan.
- CLOSE CONTEST: David Hadley narrowly won the 2014 General election when he defeated Muratsuchi by 706 votes (0.6%).
Source: Biography at CauseUSA website [causeusa.org] (accessed 5/24/2012)