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California State Assembly
California State Legislature
Coat of arms or logo
Type
TypeLower house of California State Legislature
Term limitsElected before 2012:
3 terms (6 years)
Elected 2012 and after:
6 terms (12 years)
New session startedDecember 7, 2020
Leadership
SpeakerAnthony Rendon, (D)
since March 7, 2016
Speaker pro TemporeKevin Mullin, (D)
since December 1, 2014
Majority LeaderEloise Reyes, (D)
since December 7, 2020
Minority LeaderMarie Waldron, (R)
since November 8, 2018
Structure
Composition of the California State Assembly
Political groupsMajority

     Democratic (60) Minority      Republican (19)

     Independent (1)
Length of term2 years
AuthorityArticle 4, California Constitution
Salary$114,877/year + per diem
Elections
Voting systemNonpartisan blanket primary
Last electionNovember 3, 2020
Next electionNovember 8, 2022
RedistrictingCalifornia Citizens Redistricting Commission
Motto
Legislatorum est justas leges condere
("It is the duty of legislators to pass just laws.")
Meeting place
California State Assembly room p1080879.jpg
State Assembly Chamber
California State Capitol
Sacramento, California
Website
California State Assembly

The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. It has 80 members. The assembly is currently controlled by the Democratic Party. It meets at the California State Capitol in Sacramento.

Composition

61 1 18
Democratic Ind Republican
Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color" | style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color" |
Democratic Republican Independent Vacant
End of previous legislature 61 17 1 79 1
Begin 60 19 1 80 0
Latest voting share 75% 23.75% 1.25%

Officers

Position Name Party District
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Speaker Anthony Rendon Democratic 63rd–Lakewood
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Speaker pro tempore Kevin Mullin Democratic 22nd–South San Francisco
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Assistant speaker pro tempore Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Democratic 16th–Orinda
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Majority leader Eloise Reyes Democratic 47th–Grand Terrace
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Assistant majority leaders Rob Bonta Democratic 18th–Alameda
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Al Muratsuchi Democratic 66th–Rolling Hills Estates
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Majority whip Jesse Gabriel Democratic 45th–Encino
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Assistant majority whips Tasha Boerner Horvath Democratic 76th–Encinitas
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Chris Ward Democratic 78th–San Diego
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Democratic caucus chair Mike Gipson Democratic 64th–Carson
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Republican leader Marie Waldron Republican 75th–Escondido
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Republican floor leader Heath Flora Republican 12th–Ripon
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Republican caucus chair Jay Obernolte Republican 33rd–Big Bear Lake
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Republican chief whip Phillip Chen Republican 55th–Yorba Linda
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | Republican whip Devon Mathis Republican 26th–Visalia
Acting Chief Clerk Sue Parker
Acting Chief Sergeant-at-Arms Alisa Buckley
Chaplain Reverend Patti Oshita (Buddhist Churches of America)

The Chief Clerk, the acting Chief Sergeant-at-Arms, and the Chaplains are not members of the Legislature.

Composition of the California State Assembly, 2019–20 Session      Democratic Party      Republican Party

Members

District Name Party Residence First elected Term limited Notes
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 1 Megan Dahle Republican Bieber 2019† 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 2 Jim Wood Democratic Santa Rosa 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 3 James Gallagher Republican Yuba City 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 4 Cecilia Aguiar-Curry Democratic Winters 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 5 Frank Bigelow Republican O'Neals 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 6 Kevin Kiley Republican Rocklin 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 7 Kevin McCarty Democratic Sacramento 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 8 Ken Cooley Democratic Rancho Cordova 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 9 Jim Cooper Democratic Elk Grove 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 10 Marc Levine Democratic Greenbrae 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 11 Jim Frazier Democratic Discovery Bay 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 12 Heath Flora Republican Ripon 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 13 Carlos Villapudua Democratic Stockton 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 14 Tim Grayson Democratic Concord 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 15 Buffy Wicks Democratic Oakland 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 16 Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Democratic Orinda 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 17 David Chiu Democratic San Francisco 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 18 Rob Bonta Democratic Alameda 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 19 Phil Ting Democratic San Francisco 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 20 Bill Quirk Democratic Hayward 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 21 Adam Gray Democratic Merced 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 22 Kevin Mullin Democratic South San Francisco 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 23 Jim Patterson Republican Fresno 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 24 Marc Berman Democratic Palo Alto 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 25 Alex Lee Democratic San Jose 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 26 Devon Mathis Republican Visalia 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 27 Ash Kalra Democratic San Jose 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 28 Evan Low Democratic Campbell 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 29 Mark Stone Democratic Scotts Valley 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 30 Robert Rivas Democratic Hollister 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 31 Joaquin Arambula Democratic Fresno 2016dagger 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 32 Rudy Salas Democratic Bakersfield 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 33 Thurston Smith Republican Hesperia 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 34 Vince Fong Republican Bakersfield 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 35 Jordan Cunningham Republican Paso Robles 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 36 Tom Lackey Republican Palmdale 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 37 Steve Bennett Democratic Ojai 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 38 Suzette Martinez Valladares Republican Santa Clarita 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 39 Luz Rivas Democratic North Hollywood 2018dagger 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 40 James Ramos Democratic Highland 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 41 Chris Holden Democratic Pasadena 2012 2024
42 Chad Mayes Independent Yucca Valley 2014 2026 Changed party affiliation on December 6, 2019[1]
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 43 Laura Friedman Democratic Glendale 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 44 Jacqui Irwin Democratic Thousand Oaks 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 45 Jesse Gabriel Democratic Encino 2018dagger 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 46 Adrin Nazarian Democratic Sherman Oaks 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 47 Eloise Reyes Democratic Grand Terrace 2016 2028 Majority Leader
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 48 Blanca Rubio Democratic Baldwin Park 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 49 Ed Chau Democratic Arcadia 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 50 Richard Bloom Democratic Santa Monica 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 51 Wendy Carrillo Democratic Boyle Heights 2017dagger 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 52 Freddie Rodriguez Democratic Pomona 2013dagger 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 53 Miguel Santiago Democratic Los Angeles 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 54 Sydney Kamlager-Dove Democratic Los Angeles 2018dagger 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 55 Phillip Chen Republican Yorba Linda 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 56 Eduardo Garcia Democratic Coachella 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 57 Lisa Calderon Democratic Whittier 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 58 Cristina Garcia Democratic Bell Gardens 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 59 Reggie Jones-Sawyer Democratic Los Angeles 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 60 Sabrina Cervantes Democratic Riverside 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 61 Jose Medina Democratic Riverside 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 62 Autumn Burke Democratic Marina del Rey 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 63 Anthony Rendon Democratic Lakewood 2012 2024 Speaker
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 64 Mike Gipson Democratic Carson 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 65 Sharon Quirk-Silva Democratic Fullerton 2016 2026 Previously served from 2012 to 2014.
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 66 Al Muratsuchi Democratic Rolling Hills Estates 2016 2026 Previously served from 2012 to 2014.
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 67 Kelly Seyarto Republican Murrieta 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 68 Steven Choi Republican Irvine 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 69 Tom Daly Democratic Anaheim 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 70 Patrick O'Donnell Democratic Long Beach 2014 2026
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 71 Randy Voepel Republican Santee 2016 2028
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 72 Janet Nguyen Republican Garden Grove 2020 2028 Previously served in the Senate from 2014 to 2018
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 73 Laurie Davies Republican Laguna Niguel 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 74 Cottie Petrie-Norris Democratic Laguna Beach 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Republican Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 75 Marie Waldron Republican Escondido 2012 2024 Minority Leader
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 76 Tasha Boerner Horvath Democratic Encinitas 2018 2030
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 77 Brian Maienschein Democratic San Diego 2012 2024 Changed party affiliation on January 24, 2019[2][3]
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 78 Chris Ward Democratic San Diego 2020 2032
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 79 Shirley Weber Democratic San Diego 2012 2024
style="background-color:Template:California Democratic Party/meta/color;" width=10px | 80 Lorena Gonzalez Democratic San Diego 2013dagger 2024
  • dagger elected in a special election

Seating chart

Speaker
Rendon
Chu Bonta width="80" Template:Party shading/Vacant | Vacant Lackey Brough Waldron Calderon Petrie-Norris Rubio Holden Smith Irwin
Dahle Cunningham Santiago Cooper Diep Flora Wicks Gipson Limón Bloom C. Garcia Chau
Kiley Fong Patterson Gallagher Grayson Daly Ting Gray Maienschein McCarty Mathis Obernolte
Chen Bigelow Wood Cooley Carrillo L. Rivas Reyes Quirk-Silva Low Burke Choi Voepel
Medina Rodriguez Frazier Jones-Sawyer R. Rivas Kalra Weber Kamlager Muratsuchi Chiu Nazarian Levine
Gonzalez Boerner Horvath Quirk Bauer-Kahan O'Donnell Friedman Aguiar-Curry Eggman Cervantes Salas Arambula Ramos
Berman Gabriel E. Garcia Rendon Mullin Gloria Mayes Stone

References