Robert Rivas (politician)

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Robert Rivas
Robert Rivas CA Assembly official photo.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 30th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2018
Preceded byAnna Caballero
Personal details
Born (1980-01-02) January 2, 1980 (age 40)
Henderson, Nevada
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Christen Rivas
ResidenceHollister, California
Alma materCSU Sacramento (BA)
San Jose State University (MPA)

Robert A. Rivas (born January 2, 1980) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, he represents the 30th Assembly District, which encompasses the Pajaro and Salinas valleys of the Central Coast. Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, he served on the San Benito County Board of Supervisors.

Rivas was first elected to the State Assembly in November 2018, defeating Republican Neil G. Kitchens.

2018 California State Assembly election[edit]

California's 30th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Rivas 30,379 45.5
Republican Neil G. Kitchens 20,099 30.1
Democratic Peter Loera-Muñoz 7,099 10.6
Democratic Catrina Gomez 5,003 7.5
Democratic Bill Lipe 4,217 6.3
Total votes 66,797 100.0
General election
Democratic Robert Rivas 74,707 67.3
Republican Neil G. Kitchens 36,368 32.7
Total votes 111,075 100.0

2020 California State Assembly election[edit]

2020 California's 30th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Rivas (incumbent) 44,118 67.8%
Republican Gregory Swett 20,973 32.2%
Total votes

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