Kevin Kiley (politician)

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Kevin Kiley
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 6th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2016
Preceded byBeth Gaines
Personal details
Born (1985-01-30) January 30, 1985 (age 35)
Sacramento, California
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceRocklin, California
Alma materHarvard University
Yale Law School
Loyola Marymount University
OccupationPolitician

Kevin Kiley (born January 30, 1985) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Republican representing the 6th district, encompassing an outer ring of northern and eastern Sacramento suburbs.

Early life[edit]

Kiley grew up in the Sacramento area, where his father was a physician and his mother was a teacher. He graduated from Harvard University and was a teacher in Los Angeles. He then attended and graduated from Yale Law School to become a lawyer and returned to northern California

Career[edit]

Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was a lawyer and then a state deputy attorney general. In 2016, he was elected to the California State Assembly. After winning a second term, he ran for the Senate Seat in California's 1st District to succeed fellow Republican Ted Gaines, who resigned to become a member of the California Board of Equalization. This special election occurred on March 26, 2019.[1] He finished second in primary, but lost the runoff to fellow state Assemblyman Brian Dahle.

2016 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Caples 26,707 19.8
Republican Kevin Kiley 22,019 16.3
Republican Andy Pugno 19,033 14.1
Democratic John Edward Z'berg 15,884 11.8
Republican Cristi Nelson 12,834 9.5
Republican Bill Halldin 12,342 9.2
Republican Kevin Hanley 8,989 6.7
Republican Ron "Mik" Mikulaco 8,239 6.1
Republican Suzanne Jones 4,397 3.3
No party preference "Bo" Bogdan I. Ambrozewicz 2,634 2.0
Republican Gabriel L. Hydrick 1,649 1.2
Total votes 134,727 100.0
General election
Republican Kevin Kiley 149,415 64.6
Democratic Brian Caples 81,919 35.4
Total votes 231,334 100.0
Republican hold

2018 California State Assembly[edit]

California's 6th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Kiley (incumbent) 80,843 61.3
Democratic Jacalyn "Jackie" Smith 50,953 38.7
Total votes 131,796 100.0
General election
Republican Kevin Kiley (incumbent) 131,284 58.0
Democratic Jacalyn "Jackie" Smith 94,984 42.0
Total votes 226,268 100.0
Republican hold

2020 California State Assembly[edit]

2020 California's 6th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Kiley (incumbent) 76,649 60.8%
Democratic Jackie Smith 49,466 39.2%
Total votes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assemblyman Kevin Kiley". asmrc.org. Retrieved December 14, 2019.

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