Assemblyman Rich Gordon is running for re-election to the California State Assembly.
Over the past three years, he has grown into a leader in the Assembly and is one of the most productive legislators in the Assembly with 33 of his bills signed into law.
Gordon is committed to putting our community first and crafting legislation to make government more effective and efficient. He reaches across the aisle to encourage Democrats and Republicans to pass legislation to address the needs of our state. Gordon is Chair of the Assembly Rules Committee as well as Chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus.
Gordon’s campaign has already received endorsements from throughout the Peninsula, including Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier, State Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymembers Paul Fong and Nora Campos, Santa Clara County Supervisors Joe Simitian and Ken Yeager, Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Sheppard, and all five members of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. He has also been endorsed by the California Professional Firefighters and the California School Employees Association.
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Gordon served on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors for 13 years and was the Executive Director of Youth and Family Assistance, a non-profit based in Redwood City helping homeless youth.
Gordon is running for re-election in the 24th Assembly District, which includes the communities of: Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, the San Mateo Coast (El Granada to the Santa Cruz County Line), Palo Alto, Stanford, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale.