Autumn Burke

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Autumn Burke
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 62nd district
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded by Steven Bradford
Personal details
Born (1973-11-23) November 23, 1973 (age 43)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Marina del Rey, California
Alma mater University of Southern California (BA)
Profession Realtor

Autumn Burke (born November 23, 1973) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Democrat representing the 62nd Assembly District, which encompasses portions of the Westside and the South Bay regions of Los Angeles County.

Burke is currently serving as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore, she is also the Vice-Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus.[1]

Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2014, she was a realtor and business consultant, she is the daughter of former congresswoman and Los Angeles County supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke. Her mother was the first member of Congress to give birth (to Autumn) while in office,[2] they appeared together on the March 1974 cover of Ebony magazine.

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 62nd State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Autumn Burke 14,933 40.9
Republican Ted J. Grose 7,357 20.1
Democratic Gloria Gray 6,083 16.5
Democratic Simona A. Farrise 4,624 12.7
Democratic Paul Kouri 1,091 3.0
Democratic Mike Stevens 939 2.6
No party preference Emidio "Mimi" Soltysik 922 2.5
Democratic Adam M. Plimpton 635 1.7
Total votes 36,549 100.0
General election
Democratic Autumn Burke 54,304 75.9
Republican Ted J. Grose 17,261 24.1
Total votes 71,565 100.0
Democratic hold

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 62nd State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Autumn Burke (incumbent) 67,691 99.9
Libertarian Baron Bruno (write-in) 32 0.0
Republican Marco Antonio "Tony" Leal (write-in) 32 0.0
Total votes 67,755 100.0
General election
Democratic Autumn Burke (incumbent) 123,699 77.2
Republican Marco Antonio "Tony" Leal 27,628 17.2
Libertarian Baron Bruno 8,958 5.6
Total votes 160,285 100.0
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CLBC Members Legislative Black Caucus". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Barone, Michael. "The Almanac of American Politics 1976". New York. EP Dutton & Co, 1975, pg 100

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