Johan Klehs

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Johan M. Klehs is a California state politician from San Leandro. He was born in Alameda, California in 1952. He is a Democrat. Member of the San Leandro, California City Council 1978-1982. He represented California's 14th Assembly District from 1982 until 1992 and the 18th District from 1992 to 1994. He served as a member of the State Board of Equalization from 1994 until 2002 when he was termed out and lost the Democratic primary for State Controller. He served in the Assembly again from 2004 to 2006, representing the 18th District.

Klehs lost a primary to Ellen Corbett in the 10th Senate District in 2006. Klehs served as a lecturer of political science and strategic advisor to the Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley.

Currently, Johan Klehs is President of the Johan Klehs & Company, Inc.; a government relations firm serving private, public sector, and organizational clients throughout the United States.

Elected offices[edit]

California Assembly
Preceded by
Bill Lockyer
California State Assemblyman, 14th District
1982-1992
Succeeded by
Tom Bates
Preceded by
Delaine Eastin
California State Assemblyman, 18th District
1992-1994
Succeeded by
Michael Sweeney
Preceded by
Ellen Corbett
California State Assemblyman, 18th District
2004-2006
Succeeded by
Mary Hayashi

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