Mike Gordon (politician)

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Mike Gordon (1957 – June 25, 2005) was an American politician who served as a member of the California State Assembly. After his swearing in in December 2004, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in March and died in June 2005. Prior to his time in the Assembly, he served as the mayor of El Segundo, CA from 1996 until 2004. He also served as the executive director of the California Democratic Party from 1983 until 1985. He was a principal in the El Segundo-based political fund-raising firm Gordon & Schwenkmeyer, which has many prominent Democrats among its clients.

In 2004, Gordon left the office of mayor of El Segundo to run for State Assembly. He won by a close margin over Redondo Beach mayor Greg Hill.

Political offices
Preceded by
George Nakano
Assemblymember, 53rd Assembly District
Succeeded by
Ted Lieu