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  Ammiano, Tom
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameTom Ammiano
Address125 Upper Ter
San Francisco, California , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born December 15, 1941 (76 years)
ContributorJake
Last ModifedRBH
Mar 24, 2016 04:02am
Tags Italian - Very Liberal - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Death Penalty - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Gay -
InfoSupervisor Tom Ammiano is a long-time San Francisco Democratic leader who has served the city nearly three decades as a teacher, civil rights leader, educator and Supervisor.

A native of New Jersey, Tom earned his B.A. from Seton Hall and his Masters Degree in special education from San Francisco State University. He taught English to children in South Vietnam as part of a Quaker program until 1968, when he returned to San Francisco to become a public school teacher shortly after the Tet Offensive.

Tom was elected to the San Francisco School Board in 1990, where he served until 1994 and was elected President of the School Board. In 1994, Tom won citywide election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. In 2000, after the institution of district elections, Tom was elected District 9 Supervisor, and he represents the Mission District, Bernal Heights and Portola neighborhoods.

He served as President of the Board of Supervisors from 1998 to 2002. In addition to serving on the Board, Tom currently serves on the Golden Gate Bridge Board and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

Today, Tom Ammiano is a candidate for the 13th Assembly District, currently held by Assemblyman Mark Leno. Among his many supporters, Tom is endorsed by the entire San Francisco delegation, including State Senator Leland Yee, State Senator Carole Migden, Assemblyman Mark Leno and Assemblywoman Fiona Ma.


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Feb 22, 2009 07:00pm Proposed Legislation Legalize It: Ammiano to Introduce Legislation Monday to Allow Pot -- and Tax It  Article Craverguy 

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RACES
  11/06/2012 CA State Assembly 17 Won 86.23% (+72.46%)
  06/05/2012 CA State Assembly 17 - Open Primary Won 84.17% (+68.34%)
  11/02/2010 CA State Assembly 13 Won 82.93% (+65.85%)
  06/08/2010 CA State Assembly 13- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 CA State Assembly 13 Won 83.35% (+66.70%)
  06/03/2008 CA State Assembly 13 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 SF Board of Supervisors - District 9 Won 50.73% (+28.65%)
  11/04/2003 San Francisco Mayor Primary Lost 10.31% (-31.61%)
  11/07/2000 SF Board of Supervisors - District 9 Won 68.30% (+54.10%)
  12/14/1999 San Francisco Mayor - Runoff Lost 40.39% (-19.22%)
  11/02/1999 San Francisco Mayor Won 24.06% (+0.00%)
  11/03/1998 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Won 15.01% (+1.41%)
  11/08/1994 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Won 11.19% (-1.10%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  01/04/2011 San Francisco Mayor - Acting Lost 0.00% (-83.33%)
  04/22/1998 San Francisco Board of Supervisors - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
  02/13/1997 SF Board of Supervisors - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
  05/29/1996 SF Board of Supervisors - Appointment Won 0.00% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
San Francisco Mayor - Special Election - Jun 05, 2018 D Jane Kim
San Francisco Sheriff - Nov 08, 2011 D Ross Mirkarimi
San Francisco Mayor - Nov 08, 2011 D John Avalos
Proposition 19 - Legalizes Marijuana Under California but not Federal Law - Nov 02, 2010 YES Yes
CA State Assembly 21 - D Primary - Jun 08, 2010 D Richard S. Gordon
CA Lieutenant Governor - Appointment - Apr 26, 2010 NPA Reject
SF Board of Supervisors - District 5 - Nov 04, 2008 D Ross Mirkarimi
SF Board of Supervisors - District 1 - Nov 04, 2008 D Eric Mar
SF Board of Supervisors - District 3 - Nov 04, 2008 D David Chiu
Oakland Mayor - Jun 06, 2006 N Nancy Nadel
CA State Assembly 06 - D Primary - Jun 06, 2006 D Pamela Torliatt
CA State Assembly 12 - D Primary - Jun 06, 2006 D Janet Reilly
CA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D Howard Dean
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D Howard Dean
San Francisco Mayor - Dec 09, 2003 I Matt Gonzalez
CA US President - D Primary - Mar 07, 2000 D Bill Bradley
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 D Bill Bradley
San Francisco District Attorney - Runoff - Dec 14, 1999 D Terence Hallinan
San Francisco Mayor - Nov 05, 1991 D Arthur C. "Art" Agnos