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Alan Nakanishi


Picture of Alan Nakanishi
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2000 Republican SD-05 141013 Loss
11-05-2002 Republican AD-10 72302 Win
11-02-2004 Republican AD-10 121076 Win
11-07-2006 Republican AD-10 84455 Win
11-08-2016 Republican SD-05 133604 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 21, 1940 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Sue
Children: Jonathan, Pamela and Jennifer

1998-2002: Member, Lodi City Council
1998: Primary Candidate for AD-10 (Lost; 22.7%)
2001–2002: Mayor, City of Lodi
2009-2014: Economy Specialist, BOE Member Michelle Steel
2010: Primary Candidate for SBOE-02 (Lost; 29.2%)
2011-Present: Member, Lodi City Council

  • Nakanishi and his family were sent to the Japanese internment camp at Tule Lake [California] from 1942 to 1945 during World War II. 
  • UNACKNOWLEDGED API: This elected official was excluded from the "History of Asian Americans in the California Legislature" by the California Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus (Source).

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2003-04)