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Mark DeSaulnierDEMDemocrat United States Representative, CA-11
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Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

Mark James DeSaulnier (də-SOH-nee-ay; born March 31, 1952) is an American politician who has served as the U.S. representative for California's 11th congressional district since 2015. The district includes most of Contra Costa County, a suburban county in the East Bay. He has been a member of the Democratic Party since 2000; before that, he was a Republican. Before serving in the House of Representatives, DeSaulnier was a member the Concord City Council (1991–94), a Contra Costa County Supervisor (1994–2006), and a member of the California State Legislature, representing the 11th State Assembly district from 2006 to 2008 and the 7th State Senate district from 2008 to 2015.

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Campaign Funding

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$573,950
Total Raised
$486,920
Total Spent
$311,530
Cash on Hand

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Harvard University
Attended Leadership Program/Symposium on Affordable Housing
2002
College of the Holy Cross
BA History
1974
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Senator
California State Senate
2008 - 2014
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2007 - 2008
Chair
Board of Supervisors, Contra Costa County
1994
Member
Concord City Council
1991 - 1993
Former Mayor
City of Concord
Former Supervisor
Board of Supervisors, Contra Costa County
Fellow
Leadership Program and Symposium on Affordable Housing, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government
2003
Restauranteur
Bay Area Restaurants
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Former Member
Association of Bay Area Governments
Former Member
Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Former Member
California Air Resources Board
Former Member
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Member
Teamsters International Union
Member
Concord Planning Commission
Member
Advisory Committee, Toxic Substances Research and Teacher Program, University of California
Member
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, California State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, California State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation and Public Assets, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Budget Committee, California State Senate