Kevin Mullin

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Kevin Mullin
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Speaker pro tempore of the California Assembly
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded byNora Campos
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 22nd district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded byJerry Hill (redistricted)
Personal details
Born (1970-06-15) June 15, 1970 (age 48)
Daly City, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of San Francisco (BA)
San Francisco State University (MPA)

Kevin Mullin (born June 15, 1970) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly.[1] He is a Democrat representing the 22nd Assembly District, which encompasses most of the San Francisco Peninsula region.

Mullin is currently serving as the Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore. Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2012, he was a Mayor and City Councilmember in South San Francisco.

Early life[edit]

Mullin attended public and Catholic elementary schools, graduated from Junipero Serra High School, received a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of San Francisco, and a master's degree in public administration (M.P.A.) from San Francisco State University.[2] Additionally, Mullin completed an executive leadership program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Prior to service as an elected official, Mullin was a local business owner, district director to then-Senator Jackie Speier, and political director for his father, Assemblymember Gene Mullin.


Prior to elected office[edit]

He previously served as district director for then-State Senator Jackie Speier (now Congresswoman) and as political director for his father, former State Assemblymember Gene Mullin.

As an entrepreneur, Mullin created KM2 Communications—a multimedia production business in South San Francisco. He produced public affairs programming seen on local television and hosted various programs seen on Peninsula-TV Channel 26.

As an elected official[edit]

Mullin was elected to the South San Francisco City Council in 2007. In 2011, he served as mayor. Mullin also represented the cities of San Mateo County on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.[2]

During his first term as Assembly member, Mullin served as Assistant Speaker pro Tempore. On December 1, 2014, he was sworn in as Speaker pro-Tempore.[2] In this role, he has presided regularly over Assembly floor sessions and continued as part of Speaker Anthony Rendon's leadership team. His legislative priorities will be to focus on a balanced budget with a healthy rainy day fund, election reform, clean energy and strengthening our innovation economy.

Mullin serves on the following committees: Budget, Budget Subcommittee #4 on State Administration, Business and Professions, Local Government, Revenue and Taxation, Elections and Redistricting and Housing and Community Development.

Mullin lives in South San Francisco with his wife, Jessica Stanfill Mullin, their twin sons Liam and Landon and their Kerry Beagle, Sunshine. He is the son of former Assemblymember Gene Mullin.

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 22nd State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin Mullin (incumbent) 42,575 71.0
Republican Mark Gilham 9,053 15.1
Republican Jonathan Emmanuel Madison 8,297 13.8
Total votes 59,925 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin Mullin (incumbent) 73,928 70.6
Republican Mark Gilham 30,781 29.4
Total votes 104,709 100.0
Democratic hold

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 22nd State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kevin Mullin (incumbent) 85,682 76.2
Republican Art Kiesel 14,998 13.3
Republican Mark Gilham 11,748 10.4
Total votes 112,428 100.0
General election
Democratic Kevin Mullin (incumbent) 148,289 74.4
Republican Art Kiesel 51,046 25.6
Total votes 199,335 100.0
Democratic hold


  1. ^ Lifsher, Marc (10 October 2014). "California attorney general investigating PG&E and PUC". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Biography - Assemblymember Kevin Mullin Representing the 22nd California Assembly District". Retrieved 2016-01-07.

External links[edit]

Wyoming House of Representatives
Preceded by
Nora Campos
Speaker pro tempore of the California Assembly