Donald P. Wagner
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|Donald P. Wagner|
|Mayor of Irvine|
December 13, 2016
|Preceded by||Steven Choi|
|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 68th district
70th district (2010–2012)
December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2016
|Preceded by||Chuck DeVore|
|Succeeded by||Steven Choi|
December 3, 1960 |
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
|Website||Donald P. Wagner|
Donald P. "Don" Wagner (born December 3, 1960) is an American politician and the current mayor of Irvine, California. He previously served as a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing the 68th district, which includes portions of Orange County.
Education and family
Wagner received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Juris Doctorate in 1987 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and was admitted to the California Bar in the same year.
Wagner is married to Superior Court Judge Megan Wagner, and he and his family resides in Irvine, California.
Legal and political career
Wagner was an attorney for Kindel and Anderson from 1987 to 1993, and for Wagner and Associates from 1993 to 1998. He has been an attorney for Wagner Lautsch Limited Liability Partnership since 1998.
Wagner served on several committees or advisory boards for the Orange County Bar Association and as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Superior Court of Orange County. Other previous positions include three active terms as a member of the South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees. He founded and served as the first president of the Orange County Chapter of the Federalist Society.
California State Assemblyman
For the 2011–2012 legislative session, Wagner was appointed to these committees:
- Aging and Long-Term Care Committee
- Appropriations Committee
- Budget Committee
- Education Committee
- Judiciary Committee – Vice Chair
2014 California State Assembly
|California's 68th State Assembly district election, 2014|
|Republican||Donald P. Wagner (incumbent)||35,223||69.7|
|Republican||Donald P. Wagner (incumbent)||66,445||68.4|
- Project Vote Smart provides the following results from legislative scorecards.
- National Rifle Association – A in 2010