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Carlos Villapudua


Picture of Carlos Villapudua
State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-13 83746 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic AD-13 51891 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 10, 1968 in Stockton, CA
Married: Edith
Children: Four daughters, Catalina
University: CSU Sacramento (2007)

Previous: Community Social Service Director, San Joaquin County Human Services Agency
Previous: Legislative Assistant, San Joaquin County Supervisor Steve Gutierrez
2009-2016: Member, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors
2016: Candidate for Mayor of Stockton (Lost; 23.8%)
2018: Primary Candidate for AD-13 (Lost; 16.9%)
2020: CEO, San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
2024: Primary Candidate for SD-05 (Lost; 23.4%)

  • Family: Cousin of San Joaquin County Supervisor Miguel Villapudua (2017-present)
  • Primary Shuffle: In one of the more difficult to track political ballets in modern history, the. In the earliest part of the 2024 primary campaign, Assemblyman Carlos Villiapudua created a campaign account to run for reelection to the State Assembly and his wife Edith filed to run for a vacant State Senate. Villapudua's appeared to be uncontested, while Edith's campaign for State Senate drew a challenge from Rhodesia Ransom (the district director for a local member of Congress). With the deadline of December 8th approaching, at 4:28 pm on December 7th, Carlos announced that he would instead be running for the State Senate (and his wife running for his vacant Assembly seat). At 3:04 pm on December 8th, Rob Pyers of the California Target Book announced that former Congressman Jerry McNerney was joining Carlos in the State Senate campaign.