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Rob Bonta

Rob Bonta
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 18th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2012
Preceded by Sandré Swanson (redistricted)
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mialisa
Residence Alameda, California
Alma mater Yale University (B.A, J.D)

Rob Bonta is an American politician serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 18th district, encompassing the central East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was an Alameda city councilmember.

Bonta is the first Filipino American elected to the California State Legislature.[1]

Bonta is an alumnus of Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks, CA.

Legislative history

In 2013, Bonta introduced legislation that would require California public schools to teach students the contributions of Filipino Americans in the farm labor movement. Bonta's mother, Cynthia Bonta, helped organize Filipino and Mexican American farmworkers for the United Farm Workers.[1]


  1. ^ a b Rene Ciria-Cruz (3 April 2013). "Bill to teach Filipinos’ role in labor movement advances in California". Philippine Inquirer. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Campaign website
  • Official Facebook page
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