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Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr.


Picture of Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr.
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-59 40519 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-59 28493 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-59 77324 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-59 47765 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-59 63448 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic AD-57 40334 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 14, 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Children: Lauren Diane, Reginald B. Jr., and Evan Brandon
University: University of Southern California (B.S. in Public Administration)

2003: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Withdrew; 0.6%)
2010: Candidate for AD-47 (Lost; 37.3%)
2007-2011: Secretary, California Democratic Party
Previous: Assistant Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles
200?-2012: Director of Real Estate, City of Los Angeles
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2021-2023: Member, California Reparations Task Force
2024: Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (Pending)

  • FAMILY: Jones-Sawyer is a nephew of Jefferson Thomas, one of the Little Rock Nine, the group of African-American students who integrated Little Rock Central High School with assistance from the 101st Airborne Division in 1957.

Source: Biography at campaign website [] (accessed 6/7/2012)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)