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Anthony Rendon


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-63 76258 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-63 28544 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-63 89134 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-63 49367 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-63 71460 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic AD-62 39442 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 4, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Annie V. Lam (m. 2014)
Child: Vienna Lam Rendon

2000-2005: COO/Director of Development, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
2001-2008: Adjunct Professor, CSU Fullerton
2008: Presidential Elector
2008-2009: Interim Executive Director, California League of Conservation Voters
2009-2013: Executive Director, Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc.
2016-2023: Speaker, California State Assembly
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2020: Member, Governor's Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery

  • Lam was a Legislative Aide to Assemblymember Judy Chu and Legislative Director for Assemblyman Mike Eng.
  • In 2017, Rendon was the target of an attempted recall led by Veronica Osuna. The recall failed to qualify for the ballot.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 711 (2013) which banned the use of lead ammunition for hunting.
  • Speakership Tenure: Jesse Unruh was California's longest-serving Assembly Speaker from 1966 (when he surpassed Sam Collins until 1987, when Willie Brown surpassed him. In June 2023, Anthony Rendon surpassed him as well, making Unruh the third-longest-serving Speaker in California history.
  • PLACENAME: At the State Capitol, Room 317 has been named the Speaker Anthony Rendon Conference Room (by HR47 in 2023). At Cerritos College, the Anthony Rendon Student Services Center was named in 2024.

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