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Shirley Weber


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-79 94170 Win
11-04-2014 Democratic AD-79 49264 Win
11-08-2016 Democratic AD-79 114080 Win
11-06-2018 Democratic AD-79 103533 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic AD-79 147994 Win
01-28-2021 Democratic Secretary of State 0 Win
11-08-2022 Democratic Secretary of State 6462159 Win

Candidate Biography:

Shirley Nash Weber
Born: September 20, 1948 in Hope, Arkansas
Married: Daniel Weber (m. 1973, d. 2002)
Children: Akilah Faizah and Akil Khalfani

1988-1996: Member, San Diego City Board of Education
2012: Chair, San Diego Citizens’ Equal Opportunity Commission
2016: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2016: Presidential Elector
2020: Presidential Elector for Joe Biden/Kamala Harris.
2021: Resigned from the State Assembly on January 28.

  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 3121 (2020) which established the California Reparations Task Force to study and develop reparation proposals for descendants people enslaved in the United States.
  • Shirley N. Weber was a 2023 Woman of the Year (Assembly District 79) [selected by Assemblymember Akilah Weber].
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB 392 (Chapt. 170, Stats of 2019) which amended Penal Code section 835(a) to limit peace officer's lawful use of deadly force to situations in which the officer reasonably believes that such force is necessary to;
    1) Defend against an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury to the officer or to another person, or 
    2) Apprehend a fleeing person for any felony that threatened or resulted in death or serious bodily injury, if that person will cause death or serious bodily injury to another unless immediately apprehended.
  • Daniel Weber was an administrative judge for the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board in the 1990s.

Source: Biography at campaign website [] (accessed 5/24/2012)
Source: California Assembly Handbook (2015)