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|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 37th district
35th district (2010–2012)
December 6, 2010
|Preceded by||Pedro Nava|
|Santa Barbara City Councillor|
December 4, 2002 – December 6, 2010
June 29, 1974
|Spouse(s)||Jonnie Erika Williams|
|Alma mater||University of California, Santa Barbara|
Dohassen Gault-Williams (born June 29, 1974), better known as Das Williams, is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 37th district, encompassing parts of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was a member of the Santa Barbara City Council.
Before embarking in politics, Williams worked as a junior high school teacher and a legislative aide to then-assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson.
Williams holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science & Management, with a focus on water pollution, planning processes, and land-use law at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. As a UC grad, Williams has opposed fee increases for the UC system.
2014 California State Assembly
|California's 37th State Assembly district election, 2014|
|Democratic||Das Williams (incumbent)||43,124||57.3|
|Democratic||Das Williams (incumbent)||75,452||58.6|
- "Assemblyman Williams Issues Statement on Proposed UC Fee Increase". Noozhawk. 19 November 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- Legislative info re: AB 1081
- Legislative search for bills authored by "Williams"