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New California lawmakers head to Sacramento

December 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Eight Democratic lawmakers will take their oaths of office Monday to represent California legislative districts previously held by Republicans. It’s part of a wave that will give Democrats 29 of the 40 Senate seats and 60 of the 80 Assembly seats.

The eight Democrats are among 17 freshmen legislators, though several incoming senators previously served in the Assembly.

Here are the incoming lawmakers:


— Sen. Bob Archuleta, Pico Rivera, SD32

— Sen. Anna Caballero, Salinas, SD12 (asterisk)#

— Sen. Maria Elena Durazo, Los Angeles, SD24

— Sen. Melissa Hurtado, Sanger, SD14 #

— Sen. Susan Rubio, Baldwin Park, SD22

— Sen. Tom Umberg, Santa Ana, SD34 (asterisk)#

— Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, Orinda, AD16 #

— Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath, Encinitas, AD76 #

— Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Laguna Beach, AD74 #

— Assemblyman James Ramos, Highland, AD40 #

— Assemblyman RobertRivas, Hollister, AD30

— Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Santa Clarita, AD38 #

— Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks, Oakland, AD15


— Sen. Andreas Borgeas, Fresno, SD8.

— Sen. Shannon Grove, Bakersfield, SD16(asterisk)

— Sen. Brian Jones, Santee, SD38(asterisk)

— Assemblyman Tyler Diep, Westminster, AD72


Previously served in the Assembly(asterisk)

Replaced a Republican#

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