|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 66th district
December 5, 2016
|Preceded by||David Hadley|
December 3, 2012 – November 30, 2014
|Preceded by||new district|
|Succeeded by||David Hadley|
September 4, 1964 |
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
|Residence||Rolling Hills Estates, California|
|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley (BA)
University of California, Los Angeles (JD)
Albert Yasuro "Al" Muratsuchi (born September 4, 1964) is an American politician serving the California State Assembly. A Democrat, he represents the 66th Assembly District, encompassing parts of the South Bay region of Los Angeles.
First elected to the Assembly in 2012 to represent the 66th Assembly District, Muratsuchi was defeated in his 2014 bid for reelection by Republican David Hadley. In a 2016 rematch with Hadley, he won a decisive victory and reclaimed his old Assembly seat. Prior to his service in the Assembly, he was a deputy California Attorney General, trustee for the Torrance Unified School District, and trustee for the Southern California Regional Occupation Center.
Legislative Committee Assignments
Chairman of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance and Chairman of the Assembly Select Committee on Aerospace. Member of: Assembly Committee on Natural Resources, Assembly Judiciary Committee, Assembly Budget Committee, and Veterans Affairs.
Recent Appointments to Board and Commission: California Coastal Conservancy, Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission, Governor Brown’s Military Council, Inter-agency Veterans Council.
|California's 66th State Assembly district election, 2014|
|Democratic||Al Muratsuchi (incumbent)||30,439||49.5|
|Democratic||Al Muratsuchi (incumbent)||53,695||49.7|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
|California's 66th State Assembly district election, 2016|
|Republican||David Hadley (incumbent)||48,755||44.6|
|Republican||David Hadley (incumbent)|