Frank Bigelow

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Frank Bigelow
Frank Bigelow (CA).jpeg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 5th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded bynew district
Personal details
Born
Frank Edward Bigelow

(1954-07-22) July 22, 1954 (age 66)
Fresno, California, US
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Barbara
Children3
ResidenceO'Neals, California
ProfessionRancher
Websitead05.asmrc.org

Frank Bigelow (born July 22, 1954) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. Bigelow is a Republican representing the 5th district, encompassing Gold Country and the central Sierra Nevada.[1]

Early life[edit]

On July 22, 1954, Bigelow was born in Fresno, California.[2]

Career[edit]

In 1973, Bigelow became an employee and later became the Vice President of Ponderosa Telephone Company.[3]

In 2007, Bigelow was appointed to become a member of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley.[4]

In 1998, Bigelow was elected to the Madera County Board of Supervisors.[5]

In 2012, Bigelow decided to campaign for the California State Assembly.[6] On November 6, 2012, Bigelow won a surprise victory by defeating former state Senator Rico Oller, who had represented much of the area in both houses of the legislature before, and became California state Assemblyman for the 5th district.[3]

2014 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 67,924 99.9
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan (write-in) 60 0.1
Total votes 67,984 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 88,602 74.2
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan 30,735 25.8
Total votes 119,337 100.0
Republican hold

2016 California State Assembly[7][8][dead link][edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 73,180 60.0
Democratic Robert Carabas 27,190 22.3
Democratic Kai Ellsworth 11,313 9.3
No party preference Mark Belden 10,289 8.4
Total votes 121,972 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 121,644 64.5
Democratic Robert Carabas 66,949 35.5
Total votes 188,593 100.0
Republican hold

2018 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 72,983 62.4
Democratic Carla J. Neal 43,983 37.6
Total votes 116,966 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 106,791 59.9
Democratic Carla J. Neal 71,488 40.1
Total votes 178,279 100.0
Republican hold

2020 California State Assembly[edit]

2020 California's 5th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 94,368 100%
Total votes
Republican hold

Personal life[edit]

In 1978, Bigelow married Barbara. They have three children.[2][3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members | Assembly Internet". assembly.ca.gov. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Frank Bigelow". JoinCalifornia.com. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Frank Bigelow's Biography". VoteSmart.org. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Frank Bigelow Vice President and Director of the Board". GoPonderosa.com. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  5. ^ "Assemblyman Frank Bigelow". ASMRC.org. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  6. ^ Mayer, Cole (February 15, 2012). "Madera County supervisor runs for Assembly". Placerville Mountain Democrat. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  7. ^ Appleton, Rory (November 8, 2016). "San Joaquin Valley incumbents in California Assembly re-elected". The Fresno Bee. McClatchy. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  8. ^ "Bigelow, Carabas face off in 5th Assembly". Auburn Journal. Retrieved August 29, 2017.

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