Nora Campos (born 1963) is an American politician from California. She served on the San Jose City Council and then in the California State Assembly. Prior to taking elected office, she worked as Community Relations Coordinator and then as Chief of Staff for a San Jose City Councilmember.
|Speaker pro tempore of the California State Assembly|
|Preceded by||Fiona Ma|
|Succeeded by||Kevin Mullin|
|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 27th district
23rd district (2010–2012)
December 6, 2010 – November 30, 2016
|Preceded by||Joe Coto|
|Succeeded by||Ash Kalra|
|Member of the San Jose City Council from the 5th District|
March 13, 2001 – December 6, 2010
|Preceded by||Manny Diaz|
|Succeeded by||Xavier Campos|
|Born||1963 (age 55–56)|
San Jose, California, U.S.
Early life and educationEdit
Nora Campos was raised in the Cassell neighborhood in East San Jose. She marched with Cesar E. Chavez and cites her early experience with the Farm Worker Movement as an influence on her decision to enter public service as an adult.[verification needed]
In June 2009, she announced her candidacy for the 23rd California State Assembly District. She was elected on November 10, 2010 with 75% of the vote, succeeding term-limited Democrat Joe Coto. In August 2012 she was appointed speaker pro tempore in the Assembly.
2014 California State AssemblyEdit
|Democratic||Nora Campos (incumbent)||34,799||69.5|
|Republican||G. "Burt" Lancaster||15,272||30.5|
|Democratic||Nora Campos (incumbent)||49,416||69.4|
|Republican||G. "Burt" Lancaster||21,779||30.6|
- Official Statement for Nora Campos
- "Hall of Fame: Nora Campos". East Side Union High School District Education Foundation. Retrieved 2017-05-24.
- "November 02, 2010 Statement of Vote -- State Assemblymember by District" (PDF). California Secretary of State's office. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 18, 2012. Retrieved 2011-01-06.
- Koehn, Josh (August 8, 2012). "Campos Appointed Speaker Pro Tempore". San Jose Inside. Metro Silicon Valley.
- Kaplan, Tracey (November 9, 2016) [November 2, 2016]. "Beall coasts to victory over Campos, winning his 20th election". San Jose Mercury News.