Assemblymember Berman Appointed Chair of Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee

Monday, April 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Berman (D-Palo Alto) has been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) to Chair the Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting.

“I thank Speaker Rendon for his confidence in my abilities so soon after arriving in Sacramento. I'm excited for the opportunity to lead the Elections and Redistricting Committee. During this period of renewed attacks on voting rights across the country, California must continue to be a leader in improving transparency and participation in our elections. I look forward to working to increase voter and citizen engagement in campaigns, financial disclosure of political contributions, and political reform in order to strengthen the public's trust in our elections.”

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon made the following statement regarding his decision to appoint Assemblymember Berman to Chair the Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting. 

“Assemblymember Marc Berman came into office at a time that demonstrated the importance and power of the vote. In a few months, he has shown himself to be adept at many issues. I am happy to be appointing him to lead the Elections and Redistricting Committee, where we can benefit from his eagerness to make sure all California voters have a voice.”

Assemblymember Marc Berman represents the 24th Assembly District, which includes southern San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County in the heart of the Silicon Valley. Website of Assemblymember Marc Berman: www.assembly.ca.gov/Berman

Contact: Kaitlin Curry, (916) 319-2024