Jesse Arreguin

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Jesse Arreguin
22nd Mayor of Berkeley
Assumed office
December 1, 2016
Preceded by Tom Bates
Member of Berkeley City Council
from the 4th district
In office
December 2008 – December 1, 2016
Preceded by Dona Spring
Succeeded by Kate Harrison
Personal details
Born Berkeley, California, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of California Berkeley
Website Government website

Jesse Arreguin is the mayor of Berkeley, California. He was elected in the general presidential election on November 8, 2016 to a renewable four year term.[1] He was sworn in as mayor on December 1, 2016.[2]

Prior to his election as mayor, Arreguin served as a Berkeley City Council member representing City Council District 4 beginning in 2008,[3] He is a Democrat, although local government positions are officially nonpartisan per California state law.


  1. ^ "Jesse Arreguin wins as Berkeley's 1st Latino mayor". Daily Cal. November 9, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Berkeley swears in Arreguin, city's first Latino mayor". East Bay Times. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ Mayor's Biography