Jim Cooper (California politician)
James Cooper (born January 5, 1964) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 9th Assembly District, which encompasses portions of Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties.
|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 9th district
|Assumed office |
December 1, 2014
|Preceded by||Richard Pan|
|Born||January 5, 1964|
|Residence||Elk Grove, California|
Cooper is a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Assistant Majority Floor Leader. Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2014, he was an Elk Grove Founding Mayor and 15-year City Councilmember and 30-year Sacramento County Sheriff's Captain. Cooper has been graded an “F” by the California Rifle and Pistol Association for his positions associated with the Second Amendment.
2014 California State AssemblyEdit
|Republican||Manuel J. Martin||8,111||13.3|
2016 California State AssemblyEdit
|Democratic||Jim Cooper (incumbent)||64,879||69.9|
|Republican||Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky||27,924||30.1|
|Democratic||Jim Cooper (incumbent)||109,979||66.8|
|Republican||Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky||54,729||33.2|
2018 California State AssemblyEdit
|Democratic||Jim Cooper (incumbent)||49,675||67.8|
|Democratic||Jim Cooper (incumbent)||92,951||68.3|
2020 California State AssemblyEdit
|Democratic||Jim Cooper (incumbent)||26,160||43.7%|
|Republican||Eric M. Rigard||19,375||32.4%|
|Democratic||Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli||1,653||2.8%|
- "CLBC Members Legislative Black Caucus". Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved May 16, 2016.
- "CRPA 2020 Congressional Candidates Ratings and Endorsements" (PDF). Retrieved September 16, 2020.