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Kevin Kiley


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Kiley campaign
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2016 Republican AD-06 149415 Win
11-06-2018 Republican AD-06 131284 Win
06-04-2019 Republican SD-01 70708 Loss
11-03-2020 Republican AD-06 178559 Win
09-14-2021 Republican Governor 255490 Loss
11-08-2022 Republican CD-03 181438 Win
11-05-2024 Republican CD-03 0

Candidate Biography:

Kevin Patrick Kiley
Born: January 30, 1985 in Sacramento, CA
Engaged: Chelsee (Sept. 2023)

2010: Summer Law Clerk, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
2015-2016: Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice

  • QUOTABLE: Following the 2023 appointment of Laphonza Butler (a resident of Maryland until two days before) to the US Senate, Kiley quipped "I applaud Governor Newsom for recognizing there are now so many Californians who have moved to other states that they deserve their own Senator." (Twitter/X, 10/2/2023 @ 6:36 PM)
  • LAWSUIT: James Gallagher and Kiley were plaintiffs in the "Gallagher and Kiley v. Newsom" lawsuit to overturn Executive Order N-67-20 relating to the 2020 General Election as well as the larger issue of the extent to which the California Emergency Services Act permits the Governor to exercise "legislative powers" in setting state policies in emergencies. On November 13, 2020, the Sutter County Superior Court found that the the Emergency Services Act did not permit Newsom to amend or create statutes. On May 7, 2021, the Third Appellate District, which overturned the Superior Court decision. On August 11, 2021, the California Supreme Court declined to hear the case.