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James Schwab


Date Party Office Votes Result
01-18-2021 Democratic Secretary of State 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: California
Married: Alma Perez
Children: Santiago, Carlos, and ????

2007-200?: Consultant, Senate Select Committee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Competitiveness
2007-200?: Member, California Seismic Safety Commission
Previous: Legislative Consultant, State Senator Alex Padilla
2015-201?: Chief of Legislative Affairs, Secretary of State Alex Padilla
201?-2018: Deputy Secretary of State for Policy and Planning, Secretary of State Alex Padilla
2018-2021: Chief Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State Alex Padilla
2021-Present: Chief Deputy Secretary of State, Secretary of State Shirley Weber

  • Alma Perez is the Senior Consultant for the State Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee.

Source: "Secretary of State Alex Padilla Appoints James Schwab Chief Deputy," Press Release, December 18, 2018