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Albert Muratsuchi


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-66 102136 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-66 53695 Loss
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-66 105336 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-66 108627 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-66 145874 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic AD-66 99280 Win
11-05-2024 Democratic AD-66 0

Candidate Biography:

Albert Yasuro Muratsuchi
Born: September 4, 1964 on Okinawa, Japan [US administration*]
Married: Hiroko Higuchi
Child: One daughter

1990: CORO Fellow
Previous: Member, Torrance Planning Commission
2006-2012: Member, Torrance Unified School District Board of Trustees
2009-2012: Deputy Attorney General, State of California
2010: Early Primary Candidate for AD-53 (Withdrew)
2020: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 1782 (2018) which established surfing as the official state sport. (Chapt. 162, Stats of 2018)
  • At the time Muratsuchi was born on Okinawa, it was administered by the United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands (1950-1972). In 1972, control of Okinawa was returned to Japan.
  • CLOSE CONTEST: David Hadley narrowly won the 2014 General election when he defeated Muratsuchi by 706 votes (0.6%).

Source: Biography at CauseUSA website [] (accessed 5/24/2012)