Lorena Gonzalez

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Lorena Gonzalez
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California State Assembly District 80
In office
May 28, 2013 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 1
Base salary$90,526/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
First electedMay 21, 2013
Term limits12 years
Office website
Lorena Gonzalez is a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 80. She was first elected to the chamber on May 21, 2013.



See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Lorena Gonzalez (D) was unopposed in the blanket primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]


See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Gonzalez won election in a special election for California State Assembly District 80. The seat was vacant following Ben Hueso's (D) election to the California State Senate on March 12, 2013. Gonzalez defeated Steve Castaneda (D) in the special election, which took place on May 21, 2013.[3][4][5][6]

California State Assembly, District 80, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLorena Gonzalez 71.2% 18,125
     Democratic Steve Castaneda 26.1% 6,646
     Independent Lincoln Pickard (write-in) 0.5% 140
     Independent Kaiden Degas (write-in) 2.2% 548
Total Votes 25,459


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In 2013, the California State Legislature was in session from December 3, 2012 to September 13, 2013.[7]

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Preceded by
Ben Hueso (D)
California State Assembly District 80
Succeeded by