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Carol Liu


Picture of Carol Liu
CA State Assembly
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-2000 Democratic AD-44 92081 Win
11-05-2002 Democratic AD-44 60570 Win
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-44 106179 Win
11-04-2008 Democratic SD-21 204737 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic SD-25 213127 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 12, 1941 in Berkeley, CA
Married: Michael Peevey
Children: Jed, Maria, and Darcie
University: San Jose State College (BA; 1963)

1975-1978: Executive Director, Richmond Federation of Teachers
Previous: President, Pasadena City College Foundation Board
1992-2000: Member, La Canada Flintridge City Council
1996: Mayor, City of La Canada Flintridge
1998: Woman of the Year (21st Senate District) [selected by Adam Schiff]
1999: Mayor, City of La Canada Flintridge

  • LEGISLATION: Author of SB 192 (2015) which would require all bicycle riders in California to wear helmets. (Died; Senate Appropriations)
  • LEGISLATION: Author of SB 608 (2015) which would have enacted the "Right to Rest Act", giving homeless the right to rest, construct shelters, eat, and perform religions observances in all public spaces, as well as the right to live in a motor vehicle or a recreational vehicle. (Died; Senate Transportation and Housing)
  • Michael Peevey served as both a member of the California Public Utilities Commission (2002) and as Chair of the California Public Utilities Commission (2002-2014).
  • LEGAL TROUBLES: On January 27, 2015, agents from the California Department of Justice executed a search warrant at the home of Liu and Michael Peevey in La Cañada Flintridge.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2001-02)