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Jim PattersonREPRepublican State Assembly Member, District 8
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CAResidence (state)

James Norwood Patterson (born February 18, 1948) is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Republican representing the 23rd district, which encompasses eastern Fresno County, including the cities of Fresno and Clovis, and a small slice of Tulare County. He is the former Mayor of Fresno, California.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
California State University Fresno
BA Political Science
1989 - 1992
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2022 - Current
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2012 - 2022
Mayor
City of Fresno
1993 - 2001
Political Analyst
KMPH-TV 26
Current
Talk Show Host
KMJ News
Current
President
Jim Patterson Consulting Services
2001 - Current
Former General Managing Partner
Compass Broadcasting, Incorporated
Other Experience1 - 19 of 19
Former Board Member
San Joaquin River Conservancy
Former Board Member
City of Fresno Pension Retirement System
Former Board Member
Fresno County Transportation Authority
Former Board Member
Council of Fresno County Governments (COG)
Former Member
Advisory Board, Fresno Alumni Association
Member
Joint Committee on Legislative Audit, California State Assembly
Current
Member
Budget Subcommittee Number One on Health and Human Services, California State Assembly
Current
Member
Communications and Conveyance Committee, California State Assembly
Current
Member
Budget Subcommittee Number Three Resources and Transportation, California State Assembly
Current
Vice-Chair
Accountability and Administrative Review Committee, California State Assembly
Current
Vice-Chair
Utilities and Energy Committee, California State Assembly
Current
Former Co-Chair
Legislative Ethics Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Select Committee on California's Clean Energy Economy, California State Assembly
Former Member
Revenue and Taxation Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Subcommittee 6 on Budget Process Oversight and Program Evaluation, California State Assembly
Former Member
Health Committee, California State Assembly
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, California State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Labor and Employment Committee, California State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Utilities and Commerce Committee, California State Assembly