Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski was re-elected on November 6, 2012 and represents the 25th Assembly District in the California State Legislature. The district stretches from southern Alameda County into Santa Clara County and shares the member’s focus on job creation, clean technologies, protecting our environment and reducing unnecessary regulations.
Mr. Wieckowski serves as chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee. He is also a member of the Assembly Insurance, Health, and Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security committees.
In his first term in office, Assemblymember Wieckowski passed 24 bills through the Legislature, 21 of which were signed into law by Governor Brown. Reflecting his collaborative style, most of these bills were approved with strong, bipartisan support. Statewide organizations have selected him Legislator of the Year and Tech America named him a “Technology Champion.”
He has launched the Made in California Jobs Initiative to expand California manufacturing, invest in biotechnology research, and fight for small businesses. As part of this initiative, he is touring companies throughout his district to speak to business leaders and their workers about challenges facing their industries.
As a passionate advocate for his community, he has served on numerous boards and commissions. He previously served as Vice Mayor of the City of Fremont.
Mr. Wieckowski is a small business owner and a bankruptcy attorney. He has helped hundreds of families and seniors persevere through economic hardship, keep their homes and live with dignity. He received his B.A. from the University of California and his J.D. from Santa Clara University Law School.
Assemblymember Wieckowski lives in Fremont with Sue Lemke, and her son Luke.