Josh Newman (politician)
|Member of the California State Senate
from the 29th district
December 5, 2016
|Preceded by||Bob Huff|
|Born||October 17, 1964|
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||1986-1990|
Newman is a Democrat representing the 29th Senate District, encompassing parts of Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties. His election was a surprise, as he narrowly defeated state Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang to succeed term-limited Republican Bob Huff.
Prior to being elected to the state senate, he was a veterans' advocate and executive director of a nonprofit for veterans.
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- Arom, Eitan (January 6, 2017). "Jewish state legislators ready to make an impact". Jewish Journal.