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Joe Coto

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-23 62569 Win
11-07-2006 Democratic AD-23 49977 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic AD-23 81523 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic SD-15 122345 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 4, 1939 in Miami, Arizona
Married: Camille
Children: Lisa Camille and Sylvia Marie 

Previous: Member, Oakland City Council
Previous: Superintendent, Oakland Unified School District
1988-2003: Superintendent, East Side Union High School District
2005-2010s: Chair, Silicon Valley Latino Democratic Forum
2006-2008: Chair, California Latino Legislative Caucus
2020: Opponent, Proposition 25 [Cash Bail Referendum] (Failed; 43.6%)

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 2238 (2010) which would establish the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council as an advisory council within the California Emergency Management Agency.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2005-06)
Source: Biography on campaign website [joecoto.com] (accessed 4/4/2012)