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Tony Cardenas


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-39 41798 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic AD-39 41841 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic AD-39 54466 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic CD-29 111287 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic CD-29 50096 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic CD-29 128407 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 31, 1963 in Pacoima, CA
Married: Norma
Children: Vanessa, Christian, Andres, and Alina Brianna

1998-2000: Majority Caucus Chair, California State Assembly
2000: Proponent, Proposition 20 (Requires at least 34% of the total annual state lottery revenues shall be allocated to benefit public education) [Passed: 53%]
2002: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Lost; 49.62%)
2003-2013: Member, Los Angeles City Council
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • LEGISLATION: In 2008, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa signed into law an ordinance requiring most pets to be spayed or neutered. The ordinance had been co-authored by Councilmembers Richard Alarcon and Cardenas.

Source: California Blue Book (2000)

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