Bob Wieckowski

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Bob Wieckowski
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 25th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by Kristin Olsen
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 20th district
In office
December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2012
Preceded by Alberto Torrico
Succeeded by Bill Quirk
Fremont City Councillor from District A
In office
December 6, 2004 – December 6, 2010
Preceded by Bill Pease
Succeeded by Dominic Dutra
Personal details
Born (1955-02-18) February 18, 1955 (age 59)
San Francisco, California[1]
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Domestic partner Sue Lemke
Residence Fremont, California
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Santa Clara University
Profession Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic
Website http://www.asmdc.org/members/a25/

Robert A. "Bob" Wieckowski (born February 18, 1955) is an American attorney and politician in California. He was elected November 2, 2010 to the California State Assembly from the 25th district. Wieckowski previously served as vice-mayor of Fremont, and was a member of their city council.

Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski was re-elected on November 6, 2012 and represents the 25th Assembly District in the California State Legislature. The district stretches from southern Alameda County into Santa Clara County.

Mr. Wieckowski serves as chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee. He is also a member of the Assembly Insurance, Health, and Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security committees.

In his first term in office, Assemblymember Wieckowski passed 24 bills through the Legislature, 21 of which were signed into law by Governor Brown. Reflecting his collaborative style, most of these bills were approved with strong, bipartisan support. Statewide organizations have selected him Legislator of the Year and Tech America named him a “Technology Champion.”

He has launched the Made in California Jobs Initiative to expand California manufacturing, invest in biotechnology research, and fight for small businesses. As part of this initiative, he is touring companies throughout his district to speak to business leaders and their workers about challenges facing their industries.

As a passionate advocate for his community, he has served on numerous boards and commissions. He previously served as Vice Mayor of the City of Fremont.

Mr. Wieckowski is a small business owner and a bankruptcy attorney. He has helped hundreds of families and seniors persevere through economic hardship, keep their homes and live with dignity. He received his B.A. from the University of California and his J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.

Assemblymember Wieckowski lives in Fremont with Sue Lemke, and her son Luke.

Wieckowski's parents are Gene and Helen Wieckowski.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Full Biography for Robert 'Bob' Wieckowski". League of Women Voters. Fall 2000. Retrieved 2013-08-15. "Robert A. Wieckowski was born in the city of San Francisco." 
  2. ^ Barbosa, Jeff (2010-12-06). "Wieckowski Takes Oath as Assemblymember for 20th District". California State Assembly Democratic Caucus (Press release). Retrieved 2013-08-15. "... and his parents, Gene and Helen Wieckowski." 

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