Ian Calderon

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Ian Calderon
Ian Calderon Headshot.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 57th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by Charles Calderon (redistricted)
Majority Leader of the California State Assembly
Assumed office
March 10, 2016
Preceded by Chris Holden
Personal details
Born (1985-10-19) October 19, 1985 (age 31)
Whittier, California
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Elise
Residence Whittier, California
Alma mater California State University, Long Beach

Ian Charles Calderon (born October 19, 1985) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 57th Assembly District, which encompasses the Gateway Cities and portions of the San Gabriel Valley. He is currently serving as the Assembly Majority Leader and is the youngest Majority Leader in the history of the State of California, he was also the first millennial ever elected to the California State Legislature.

Calderon is a member of the California Latino Legislative Caucus, the founder of the California Millennial Caucus and the co-founder of the California Technology and Innovation Caucus. Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2012, he was a surfing champion and field representative for the California State Assembly.

He is the son of former Assemblymember and State Senator Charles Calderon.

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 57th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rita Topalian 15,859 52.2
Democratic Ian Calderon (incumbent) 14,544 47.8
Total votes 30,403 100.0
General election
Democratic Ian Calderon (incumbent) 32,284 51.5
Republican Rita Topalian 30,397 48.5
Total votes 62,681 100.0

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 57th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ian Calderon (incumbent) 50,996 65.7
Republican Rita Topalian 26,639 34.3
Total votes 77,635 100.0
General election
Democratic Ian Calderon (incumbent) 93,339 62.7
Republican Rita Topalian 55,577 37.3
Total votes 148,916 100.0
Democratic hold

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