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Chris Norby
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California State Assembly District 72
Former Member
In office
2010-2012
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$95,290.56 per year
Per diem$141.86 per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Prior offices
Fullerton City Council
1984-2002
Education
Bachelor'sOccidental College (1972)
Master'sCalifornia State University, Fullteron (1989)
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Office website
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Chris Norby (born December 3, 1949) is a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing District 72 from 2010 to 2012. He was elected to this position in a special election on January 12, 2010 to replace Michael Duvall.[1][2]

Norby previously served as the Fourth District Supervisor of Orange County. He was elected to that post in 2002.

Legislative campaign

Primary

The primary for the seat made vacant by Michael Duvall's resignation took place on November 17, 2009. Norby faced two challengers for the Republican nomination, Republican activist Linda Ackerman and political newcomer Richard Faher.[2]

Runoff

In the January 12 runoff election, Norby faced Democrat John MacMurray and Green candidate Jane Rands.

  • Chris Norby: 63%
  • John MacMurray: 31%
  • Jane Rands: 6%[2]

Political experience

Before his election to the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Norby served on the Fullerton City Council starting in 1984. He was re-elected to that position in 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000. He also served as Mayor of Fullerton for three years, in 1990-91 and 1995-97.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Norby ran for re-election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 65. Due to redistricting following the 2010 census, he was displaced from District 72. He and Sharon Quirk-Silva (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012. He was subsequently defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

California State Assembly, District 65, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSharon Quirk-Silva 52% 68,988
     Republican Chris Norby Incumbent 48% 63,576
Total Votes 132,564

2010

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010

Norby won re-election to the 72nd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the June 8 primary. He defeated Esiquio Ramos Uballe and Jane Rands in the November 2 general election.[5]

California State Assembly, District 72 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Norby (R) 68,751
Esiquio Ramos Uballe (D) 36,534
Jane Rands (G) 6,845

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Norby raised $114,636 in contributions.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
California Association Of Realtors $11,700
SA Recycling $7,800
Prime Healthcare Anaheim $3,900
Altria $3,900

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Political offices
Preceded by
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California State Assembly District 72
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Travis Allen (R)