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Mike Gordon


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-2004 Democratic AD-53 95156 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: November 15, 1957 in Lynwood, CA
Married: Denise
Children: Ryan, Erika, Amanda, and Gordy
Died (in office): June 25, 2005 in El Segundo, CA

1975: Voter Registration Coordinator, Assembly Speaker Leo McCarthy
Previous: Staff, Assemblyman Bruce Young
1983-1985: Executive Director, California Democratic Party
1996-1998: Member, El Segundo City Council
1998-2004: Mayor, City of El Segundo
2000: Delegate, Democratic National Convention

  • Chaptered Legislation: During his 202 days in the State Assembly, Gordon authored 19 bills, of which four bills were chaptered into law (all after his death) and one was vetoed.

Source: California Legislature Handbook (2005-06)