Christopher Chandler

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Christopher Ray Chandler
Member of the
California State Assembly
from the 3rd district
In office
1986–1992
Preceded byWally Herger
Succeeded byBernie Richter
Personal details
Born(1951-01-20)January 20, 1951[1]
Yuba City, California[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Cindy (m. 1975)
ChildrenCarolyn, Jessica
ResidenceYuba City, California
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley (B.A.)
McGeorge School of Law (J.D.)[2]
Professionlawyer

Christopher Ray Chandler (born January 20, 1951) is a former Sutter County Superior Court judge, and a former member of the California State Assembly from the 3rd district from 1986 to 1992.

He is the son of former Sutter County Supervisor Roger Chandler and Lois Jacqueline Kofahl.[3] His great grandfather was Wilber Fisk Chandler, a five-term member of the California Assembly and one-term member of the California Senate from Fresno County.[3]

In 1984, he was Sutter County chairman of the Reagan-Bush Campaign.[1]

In 1986, he defeated Democrat Floyd Myers Marsh for the 3rd district assembly seat.[4] In 1988, he defeated Democrat Bruce Conklin and Libertarian Mark Sweany.[5] In 1990, he defeated Democrat Lon Hatamiya.[6]

In 1993, he was appointed as a judge of the Sutter County Municipal Court.[7] He served as a Superior Court judge from his appointment in 1998 until his retirement on May 31, 2016.[8]

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Preceded by
Wally Herger
Member of the
California State Assembly
from the 3rd district

1986–1992
Succeeded by
Bernie Richter