Mike Gipson (born June 25, 1966) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 64th Assembly District, which encompasses portions of the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.

Mike Gipson
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 64th district
Assumed office
December 1, 2014
Preceded byIsadore Hall, III
Personal details
Born (1966-06-25) June 25, 1966 (age 53)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceCarson, California
Alma materUniversity of Phoenix (BA)
ProfessionPolice officer

Gipson is a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus.[1] Prior to being elected to the Assembly in 2014, he was a Carson City Councilmember.

Assemblymember Mike Gipson was a cosponsor of AB60 that allowed unauthorized aliens to get a California Department of Motor Vehicles issued driver license in 2015. [2]

The bill was approved by Governor Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. on June 17, 2015. [2]

As of March 30, 2018: 1,001,000 unauthorized aliens have obtained the licenses, which are renewable after five years. [3]

2014 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Gipson 11,975 51.0
Democratic Prophet La'Omar Walker 5,022 21.4
Democratic Steve Neal 3,580 15.2
Democratic Micah Ali 2,923 12.4
Total votes 23,500 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Gipson 30,041 63.6
Democratic Prophet La'Omar Walker 17,217 36.4
Total votes 47,258 100.0
Democratic hold

2016 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Gipson (incumbent) 46,186 76.5
Republican Theresa Sanford 14,179 23.5
Total votes 60,365 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Gipson (incumbent) 86,419 73.4
Republican Theresa Sanford 31,300 26.6
Total votes 117,719 100.0
Democratic hold

2018 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 64th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Gipson (incumbent) 29,422 100.0
Republican Theresa Sanford (write-in) 9 0.0
Total votes 29,431 100.0
General election
Democratic Mike Gipson (incumbent) 83,210 84.7
Republican Theresa Sanford 15,010 15.3
Total votes 98,220 100.0
Democratic hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CLBC Members Legislative Black Caucus". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b https://legiscan.com/CA/bill/AB60/2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-dmv-illegal-immigration-licenses-20180404-story.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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