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Jean Fuller


Picture of Jean Fuller
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2006 Republican AD-32 85055 Win
11-04-2008 Republican AD-32 120628 Win
11-02-2010 Republican SD-18 166051 Win
11-04-2014 Republican SD-16 122700 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: April 16, 1950 in Bakersfield, CA
Married: Russell
University: University of Southern California

1983-1988: Principal, Keppel Union School District
1990-1999: Superintendent, Keppel Union School District
1999-2006: Superintendent, Bakersfield City School District
2015-2017: Minority Leader, California State Senate
2016: Delegate, Republican National Convention 
2016: Candidate for Presidential Elector for California (Lost)
2019-Present: Director, Early College Program at Bakersfield College

  • 2016 Trump Delegate
  • PRESIDING OFFICER: On Janaury 31, 2011, Fuller became the first Republican in 14 years to be a presiding officer in the California State Senate. Prior to Fuller, the last Republican to run a meeting of the State Senate was Robert G. Beverly in 1996.
  • Although some sources indicate Fuller was born in Shafter, she was actually born in Bakersfield. She grew up in Shafter, and now lives in Bakersfield.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2007-08)
Source: "After 14 Years, a Republican Is Back on the Senate Rostrum" by Greg Lucas, California's Capitol (2/3/2011)
Source: "Jean Fuller to lead an Early College Program at Bakersfield College" by Hope ShyAnne, The Renegade Rip (2/8/2019)