|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 74th district
|Assumed office |
December 3, 2018
|Preceded by||Matthew Harper|
|Born||August 7, 1975|
|Residence||Laguna Beach, California|
|Alma mater||Yale University|
Catherine Ann "Cottie" Petrie-Norris (born August 7, 1975) is an American politician who serves in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 74th Assembly District, which encompasses the coastal Orange County communities of Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Beach. Prior to being elected, she was a small business owner and served on the Housing and Human Services Committee of Laguna Beach.
Petrie-Norris was first elected to the State Assembly in November 2018 after defeating the previous incumbent, Republican Matthew Harper. In 2020, Petrie-Norris was reelected to a second term by a very narrow margin over Newport Beach City Councilwoman Diane Dixon.
2018 California State Assembly election
|Republican||Matthew Harper (incumbent)||46,500||41.6|
|Republican||Matthew Harper (incumbent)||85,656||47.7|
2020 California State Assembly election
|Democratic||Cottie Petrie-Norris (incumbent)||76,081||52.3|
|Democratic||Cottie Petrie-Norris (incumbent)||133,607||50.5|
- "Meet Cottie". Cottie Petrie-Norris for California State Assembly. Retrieved 4 December 2018.