Beth Gaines

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Beth Gaines
Beth Gaines.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 6th district
4th district (2011–2012)
In office
May 12, 2011 – November 30, 2016
Preceded by Ted Gaines
Succeeded by Kevin Kiley
Personal details
Born Beth A. Burkhard
(1959-09-17) September 17, 1959 (age 58)
Sacramento, California
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ted Gaines
Residence El Dorado Hills, California
Alma mater University of California, Irvine
Profession Businesswoman

Beth Burkhard Gaines[1] (born September 17, 1959) is an American politician who served in the California State Assembly. She is a Republican who represented the 6th district. She won a special election to the assembly in 2011 to succeed her husband, Ted Gaines, who had won a special election to the state senate. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, she was a businesswoman.

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 55,167 64.3
Democratic Brian Caples 30,575 35.7
Total votes 85,742 100.0
General election
Republican Beth Gaines (incumbent) 94,020 65.7
Democratic Brian Caples 49,044 34.3
Total votes 143,064 100.0
Republican hold


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-01-14. 

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