Jim Cooper (California politician)

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Jim Cooper
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 9th district
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded by Richard Pan
Personal details
Born (1964-01-05) January 5, 1964 (age 53)
Verdun, France
Political party Democratic
Residence Elk Grove, California
Profession Sheriff's deputy

James Cooper (born January 5, 1964) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 9th Assembly District, which encompasses portions of Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties.

Cooper is a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Assistant Majority Floor Leader.[1] Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2014, he was an Elk Grove City Councilmember and Sacramento County sheriff's deputy.

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper 18,923 31.1
Democratic Darrell Fong 17,752 29.2
Republican Tim Gorsulowsky 10,938 18.0
Republican Manuel J. Martin 8,111 13.3
Democratic Diana Rodriguez-Suruki 5,080 8.4
Total votes 60,804 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper 50,188 55.5
Democratic Darrell Fong 40,220 44.5
Total votes 90,408 100.0
Democratic hold

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 64,879 69.9
Republican Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky 27,924 30.1
Total votes 92,803 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 109,979 66.8
Republican Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky 54,729 33.2
Total votes 164,708 100.0
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CLBC Members Legislative Black Caucus". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2016. 

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