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Richard Pan
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California State Assembly District 9
Incumbent
In office
December 6, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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)
Education
Bachelor'sJohns Hopkins University
Master'sHarvard University
M.D.University of Pittsburgh
Personal
ProfessionPhysician/Professor
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Richard Pan is a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. He represented District 5 from 2010 to 2012.

Biography

Pan earned his B.S. from Johns Hopkins University, his MA in Public Health from Harvard University, and his his MD from the University of Pittsburgh. His professional experience includes working as a physician for the University of California Davis Children's Hospital and as an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of California Davis.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Appropriations
Health, Chair
Revenue and Taxation
Emergency Management

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Pan won re-election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 9. Due to redistricting following the 2010 census, he was displaced from District 5. He advanced past the June 5, 2012 blanket primary, defeating Tom Santos (D), Edward Nemeth (R), Sophia Gonzales Scherman (R), and C.T. Weber (Peace and Freedom). Pan defeated Antonio Amador (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

California State Assembly, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Pan Incumbent 58.9% 86,092
     Republican Antonio "Tony" Amador 41.1% 60,136
Total Votes 146,228


California State Assembly, District 9 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Pan Incumbent 39.9% 24,617
     Democratic Tom Santos 13.3% 8,200
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAntonio Amador 16.3% 10,060
     Republican Edward Nemeth 11.1% 6,823
     Republican Sophia Gonzales Scherman 16.3% 10,029
     Peace and Freedom C.T. Weber 3.2% 1,950
Total Votes 61,679

The Sacramento Bee endorsed Pan in June 5, 2012 blanket primary.[3]

2010

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010

Pan defeated opponents Larry Miles, Matt Gray and James C. Shelby in the June 8 primary. He then defeated Republican Andy Pugno and Peace and Freedom Party candidate Elizabeth Martinez in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

California State Assembly, District 5 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Pan (D) 78,239
Andy Pugno (R) 71,910
Elizabeth Martinez (Peace and Freedom) 7,850
California House of Representatives, District 5 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Pan (D) 14,649
Larry Miles (D) 8,580
Matt Gray (D) 6,366
James C. Shelby (D) 3,436

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Pan raised $2,826,186 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
California Democratic Party $1,302,915
Sacramento County Democratic Central Cmte $187,026
Los Angeles County Democratic Party $135,000
Del Norte County Democratic Central Cmte $132,000

Personal

Pan is married and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Dickinson (D)
California Assembly District 9
2012-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Roger Niello (R)
California Assembly District 5
2010-2012
Succeeded by
Frank Bigelow (R)