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Mike Roos


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Date Party Office Votes Result
06-21-1977 Democratic AD-46 15345 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic AD-46 33487 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic AD-46 35454 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic AD-46 32462 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic AD-46 32848 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-46 27682 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-46 31509 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-46 20454 Win

Candidate Biography:

Michael Yancey Roos
Born: August 6, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee
Children: Shelby, Melissa, Caroline and Catherine

1979-1980: California Campaign Coordinator, Jimmy Carter for President
1980-1986: Majority Floor Leader, California State Assembly
1987-1991: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
1991: Resigned from the State Assembly on March 19.
1991-19??: President, LEARN (Los Angeles Educational Alliance for Restructuring Now)

  • Roos was 35 when he became Majority Leader; the second-youngest in the history of the Assembly.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Roberti-Roos Assault Weapons Control Act (1989), which provided a statutory definition of "assault weapons" and required that all assault weapons be registered with the state.