Frank Edward Bigelow (born July 22, 1954) is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly.

Frank Bigelow
Frank Bigelow (CA).jpeg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 5th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded bynew district
Personal details
Born (1954-07-22) July 22, 1954 (age 65)
Fresno, California
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Barbara
Children3
ResidenceO'Neals, California
ProfessionRancher
Websitead05.asmrc.org

Early lifeEdit

On July 22, 1954, Bigelow was born in Fresno, California.[1]

CareerEdit

In 1973, Bigelow became an employee and later became the Vice President of Ponderosa Telephone Company.[2]

In 2007, Bigelow was appointed to become a member of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley.[3]

Bigelow was a Madera County supervisor.[4]

In 2012, Bigelow decide to campaign for the county supervisor seat.[5] On November 6, 2012, Bigelow won the election and became California State Representative for the 5th district.[2] Bigelow is a Republican representing the 5th district, encompassing Gold Country and the central Sierra Nevada.[6]

2014 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2014
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 67,924 99.9
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan (write-in) 60 0.1
Total votes 67,984 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 88,602 74.2
Libertarian Patrick D. Hogan 30,735 25.8
Total votes 119,337 100.0
Republican hold

2016 California State Assembly[7][8][dead link]Edit

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2016
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 73,180 60.0
Democratic Robert Carabas 27,190 22.3
Democratic Kai Ellsworth 11,313 9.3
No party preference Mark Belden 10,289 8.4
Total votes 121,972 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 121,644 64.5
Democratic Robert Carabas 66,949 35.5
Total votes 188,593 100.0
Republican hold

2018 California State AssemblyEdit

California's 5th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 72,983 62.4
Democratic Carla J. Neal 43,983 37.6
Total votes 116,966 100.0
General election
Republican Frank Bigelow (incumbent) 106,791 59.9
Democratic Carla J. Neal 71,488 40.1
Total votes 178,279 100.0
Republican hold

Personal lifeEdit

In 1978, Bigelow married Barbara. They have three children.[1][2][3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Frank Bigelow". JoinCalifornia.com. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Frank Bigelow's Biography". VoteSmart.org. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Frank Bigelow Vice President and Director of the Board". GoPonderosa.com. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  4. ^ "Assemblyman Frank Bigelow". ASMRC.org. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  5. ^ Mayer, Cole (February 15, 2012). "Madera County supervisor runs for Assembly". Placerville Mountain Democrat. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  6. ^ "Members | Assembly Internet". assembly.ca.gov. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  7. ^ Appleton, Rory (November 8, 2016). "San Joaquin Valley incumbents in California Assembly re-elected". The Fresno Bee. McClatchy. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  8. ^ "Bigelow, Carabas face off in 5th Assembly". Auburn Journal. Retrieved August 29, 2017.

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