Brian Jones (California)

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Brian Jones
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California State Assembly District 71
In office
December 6, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$95,291/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Prior offices
Santee City Council
Bachelor'sSan Diego State University
Office website
Campaign website
Brian Jones is a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing District 71. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He served as Deputy Floor Manager from 2010 to 2012. He also served as a council member for the City of Santee from 2002 to 2010.


Jones earned his B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jones served on the following committees:

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Business, Professions and Consumer Protection, Vice-chair
Governmental Organization
Utilities and Commerce


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on these committees:



See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Jones won re-election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 71. Due to redistricting following the 2010 census, he was displaced from District 77. He advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary, defeating John McLaughlin (R). Jones defeated Patrick Hurley (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

California State Assembly, District 71, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian W. Jones Incumbent 63.1% 106,663
     Democratic Patrick J. Hurley 36.9% 62,330
Total Votes 168,993

California State Assembly, District 71 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick Hurley 30.2% 23,510
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Jones Incumbent 46.7% 36,424
     Republican John McLaughlin 23.1% 17,987
Total Votes 77,921


See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010

Jones defeated Christine Rubin and Bill Wells in the June 8 primary. He then defeated Democrat Mark Hanson and Libertarian Richard Belitz in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

California State Assembly, District 77 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Jones (R) 82,909
Mark Hanson (D) 43,674
Richard Belitz (L) 6,228
California House of Representatives, District 77 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Jones (R) 19,559
Bill Wells (R) 13,003
Christine Rubin (R) 12,843

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Jones raised $159,939 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Viejas Band Of Kumeyaay Indians $8,043
Sycuan Band Of The Kumeyaay Nation $7,800
Barona Band Of Mission Indians $7,800
Chelsea Investment Corp $6,400


Jones and his wife, Heather, have three children.

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Preceded by
Jeff Miller (R)
California State Assembly District 71
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Joel Anderson (R)
California Assembly District 77
Succeeded by
Brian Maienschein (R)