Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

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Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
Rebecca Bauer-Kahan CA Assembly official photo.jpg
Member of the California State Assembly
from the 16th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2018
Preceded byCatharine Baker
Personal details
Born (1978-10-28) October 28, 1978 (age 40)
Santa Clara County, California
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Darren Bauer-Kahan
ResidenceOrinda, California
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania (BA)
Georgetown University Law Center (JD)
ProfessionAttorney; law professor

Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (born October 28, 1978) is an American attorney and politician who serves in the California State Assembly. A Democrat, she represents the 16th Assembly District, which encompasses Lamorinda and the Tri-Valley region of the San Francisco Bay Area. [1]

Bauer-Kahan was first elected to the State Assembly in November 2018 after defeating the previous incumbent, Republican Catharine Baker.


Prior to being elected to the State Assembly, Bauer-Kahan was an environmental attorney and taught appellate law at Santa Clara University.[2][3][1]

Electoral history[edit]

California's 16th State Assembly district election, 2018
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Catharine Baker (incumbent) 69,360 56.6
Democratic Rebecca Bauer-Kahan 53,269 43.4
Total votes 122,629 100.0
General election
Democratic Rebecca Bauer-Kahan 111,222 51.0
Republican Catharine Baker (incumbent) 106,683 49.0
Total votes 217,905 100.0


  1. ^ a b Kawamoto, Jon. "Newcomer Bauer-Kahan defeats incumbent Baker in 16th Assembly District race", East Bay Times, 16 November 2018. Retrieved on 17 November 2018.
  2. ^ Alvero, Erika. "Two Democrats announce campaigns to unseat Assemblywoman Baker", Danville-San Ramon, 26 September 2017. Retrieved on 17 November 2018.
  3. ^ Byrne, Trapper. "Bay Area’s lone GOP officeholder, Catharine Baker, concedes her Assembly race", San Francisco Chronicle, 16 November 2018. Retrieved on 17 November 2018.

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