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Edwin Chau


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 Democratic CD-42 104909 Loss
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-49 64791 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-49 33030 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-49 82964 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-49 75421 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-49 107976 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 17, 1957 in Hong Kong, British Crown Colony*
Married: Candice
Child: Caitlyn
University: University of Southern California (B.A., Sociology, 1979; B.S., Computer Science, 1983)

Previous: Member, Montebello City Budget Committee
Previous: Member, Montebello City Traffic and Safety Commission
Previous: Member, Montebello City Civil Service Commission
1999-2012: Member, Montebello Unified School District Board
2001-2012:  Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles Superior Court
2008: Candidate for CD-42 (Lost)
2021: Resigned from the State Assembly on December 10.
2021-Present: Judge, Los Angeles Superior Court

  • LEGISLATION: Co-Author of SB 1121 (Chapt. 735, Stats of 2018), the California Consumer Privacy Act, which gives consumers more control over the personal information that businesses collect about them.
  • Hong Kong was a British Crown Colony from 1945-1981, a British Dependent Territory from 1981-1997, and a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (1997-Present).