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Matt Dababaneh
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California State Assembly District 45
In office
January 6, 2014 - Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Base salary$90,526/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 19, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years
Office website
Matt Dababaneh is a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 19, 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Matt Dababaneh (D) and Susan Shelley (R) were unopposed in the blanket primary. Dababaneh will face Shelley in the general election.[1][2]


See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Dababaneh won election in a special election for California State Assembly District 45. The seat was vacant following Rep. Bob Blumenfield's (D) election to the Los Angeles City Council. Dababaneh faced ten others in a blanket primary, which took place on September 17. As no candidate received 50 percent of the vote the top two vote-getters - Matt Dababaneh (D) and Susan Shelley (R) - met in a runoff election on November 19, which Dababaneh won.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

California State Assembly, District 45, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Dababaneh 50.5% 14,984
     Republican Susan Shelley 49.5% 14,665
Total Votes 29,649


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Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Blumenfield (D)
California Assembly District 45
January 2014-Present
Succeeded by