California State Assembly
The California State Assembly is a legislative chamber in California’s bicameral Legislature, and together with the California State Senate makes up the California State Legislature. In committee hearings, the State Assembly introduces, analyzes and debates the bills that may become State Law during each two-year session. The State Assembly is comprised of 80 members, elected by a geographic district for a two-year term, who can serve no more than three terms. Each State Assemblymember represents approximately 475,000 Californians. The following Assemblymembers represent the City of Long Beach.
Assemblymember Mike Gipson, 65th District
Assemblymember Gipson, first elected to the California State Assembly in November 2014, represents the 65th Assembly District that includes Long Beach, among other communities. In various capacities, he has been serving the people of the 65th District his entire life. As a peace officer, legislative staff, elected official, and labor organizer, Assemblymember Gipson’s dedication to the residents of the South Bay is a testament to his heart and enthusiasm for helping others. He currently is a member of various Assembly Standing Committees.
State Capitol Office:1021 O Street, Suite 8110
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 319-2065
205 South Willowbrook Avenue
Compton, CA 90220
Tel: (310) 605-5557
Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal, 69th District
Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal was elected to the California State Assembly in November of 2022 to represent the 69th Assembly District. Assemblymember Lowenthal worked as an entrepreneur and business owner with a long, successful record of accomplishment in tech and telecom startups.Growing up and working in Long Beach, Josh committed himself to improve the community we live in by working to alleviate homelessness, help at-risk children, and create good, 21st-century jobs. Josh Lowenthal grew up in Long Beach, where he attended public schools. He worked as a local teacher, is a local business owner, and has three daughters in public schools.
State Capitol Office:1021 O Street, Suite 5130
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: (916) 319-2069
5000 E. Spring Street, Suite 550
Long Beach, CA 90815
Tel: (562) 429-0470