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John A. Perez


Picture of John A. Perez
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Democratic AD-46 51556 Win
11-02-2010 Democratic AD-46 38566 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-53 61651 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 28, 1969 in Los Angeles, CA
Family: Cousin of Antonio R. Villaraigosa

200?-2008: Member, Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency
2008: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2008-2010: Majority Caucus Chair, California State Assembly
2010-2014: Speaker, California State Assembly
2014: Primary Candidate for Controller (Lost)
2014-Present: Member, University of California Board of Regents
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2017: Early Special Election Candidate for CD-34 (Withdrew)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: When the Statement of Vote was published on July 11th (a little more than a month after the Primary, Betty Yee had narrowly won a spot in the 2014 General election after defeating Perez by 481 votes (0.055%).
  • Bills: During his time in the Legislature, Perez introduced 109 regular session bills, of which 51 were signed into law.


Source: California Legislature Handbook (2009-10)