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Fred Keeley


Picture of Fred Keeley
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1996 Democratic AD-27 86099 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic AD-27 81234 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic AD-27 98434 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 9, 1950 in Sacramento, CA
Married: Maria Rodriguez-Keeley, Barbara (m. 2016)
University: San Jose State University (BA, Social Sciences; 1974

1980-1984: Policy Director, Santa Cruz County Supervisor Joe Cucchaira
1984-1988: Chief of Staff, Assemblymember Sam Farr
1988-1996: Member, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors
1998: Majority Caucus Chair, California State Assembly
1998-2003: Speaker pro Tem, California State Assembly
2002-2005: Executive Director, Planning and Conservation League and the PCL Foundation
2005-2015: Treasurer, Santa Cruz County
2005-2010s: Co-Chair, Voices for Reform Coalition
2006: Leader-in-Residence, San Jose State University Political Science Department
2008-2009: Member, Commission on the 21st Century Economy
2009-Present: Member, California Ocean Science Trust, Board of Trustees
2023-Present: Mayor, City of Santa Cruz

Source: California Blue Book (2000)