Jim Cooper (California Politician)
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Jim Cooper California Politician

Jim Cooper
California Assembly Member Jim Cooper.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 9th district

December 1, 2014
Richard Pan
Personal details
Born (1964-01-05) January 5, 1964 (age 57)
Verdun, France
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceElk Grove, California, U.S.
ProfessionSheriff's deputy

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.

Cooper is a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Assistant Majority Floor Leader.[1] 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.[2]

He has also been described as a "crusader against criminal justice reform".[3] Examples of this include his opposition to Proposition 47 and support for Proposition 20.[4]

2014 California State Assembly

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper 18,923 31.1
Democratic Darrell Fong 17,752 29.2
Republican Tim Gorsulowsky 10,938 18.0
Republican Manuel J. Martin 8,111 13.3
Democratic Diana Rodriguez-Suruki 5,080 8.4
Total votes 60,804 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper 50,188 55.5
Democratic Darrell Fong 40,220 44.5
Total votes 90,408 100.0
Democratic hold

2016 California State Assembly

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 64,879 69.9
Republican Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky 27,924 30.1
Total votes 92,803 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 109,979 66.8
Republican Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky 54,729 33.2
Total votes 164,708 100.0
Democratic hold

2018 California State Assembly

California's 9th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 49,675 67.8
Democratic Harry He 11,927 16.3
Democratic Mario Garcia 11,643 15.9
Total votes 73,245 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 92,951 68.3
Democratic Harry He 43,225 31.7
Total votes 136,176 100.0
Democratic hold

2020 California State Assembly

2020 California's 9th State Assembly district election
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 50,609 43.8
Republican Eric M. Rigard 33,997 29.4
Democratic Tracie Stafford 27,974 24.2
Democratic Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli 3,015 2.6
Total votes 115,595 100.0
General election
Democratic Jim Cooper (incumbent) 142,088 65.8
Republican Eric M. Rigard 73,742 34.2
Total votes 215,830 100.0
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ "CLBC Members Legislative Black Caucus". Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "CRPA 2020 Congressional Candidates Ratings and Endorsements" (PDF). Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "In Liberal California, A Crusader Against Criminal Justice Reform". The Appeal. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "California gears up for blockbuster year of ballot measures". politico.com. Retrieved 2020.

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