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Biographical Profile for Bob Dutton
Previous Candidate for United States Representative District 31, California
Age: 64
Party: No Party
Phone: (909) 996-0131
Address: PO Box 3867
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
 
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Bob Dutton and his family have lived in Rancho Cucamonga for 35 years and he has been a small business owner for 40 years.

His commitment to the Inland Empire began shortly after arriving in Southern California as he opened a real estate investment and management firm located in Rancho Cucamonga. In addition to running a small business and being a member of a number of professional organizations, Bob Dutton also made a commitment to giving back to the community, a value instilled in him by his father. He has served as president or board member for numerous community and civic organizations including the local Kiwanis Club, YMCA, Red Cross, the Chamber of Commerce and the Community Foundation. Bob also served as the coach/manager of his daughter’s fast-pitch softball team for 9 years. Dozens of girls from those teams received scholarships and went on to play college softball.

Bob Dutton won election to the Rancho Cucamonga City Council in 1998 and won re-election in 2000. Bob worked to improve public safety without raising taxes and led the fight to eliminate the city’s utility tax, which was abolished in 2001.

His experience as a local elected official and business owner led to his election to California’s 63rd State Assembly District in 2002. In 2004, Bob Dutton won election to the State Senate and represents portions of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in the 31st Senate District. He won a second term in November 2008 when he captured nearly 60 percent of the vote.

Bob Dutton was unanimously selected Senate Republican Leader in early 2010. During the 2011-12 budget negotiations, Bob was able to unite the Senate Republican Caucus and not only held the line against tax increases, but his leadership resulted in taxes being lowered for California families. Reduced sales taxes, car taxes and personal income taxes saved the average California family hundreds of dollars a year.
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Andrea
1 Child: Kara.
Birth Date: 10/13/1950
Birthplace: Lincoln, NE
Home City: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
AA, Real Estate, Los Angeles Valley College, 1972
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Owner, Robert Dutton and Associates, 2012 - Present
President/Chief Executive Officer, Dutton and Associates, Incorporated, 1992-2011
President/Chief Executive Officer, Security Management Company, 1972-1992
Sergeant, Army Reserve/California Air National Guard, 1969-1974.

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
Army Reserve/ California Air National Guard 1969-1974 Honorable Discarge
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Member, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Council, 1990-present
Member, California State Chamber Small Business Committee, 1986-present
Member/Board Member/Former President, Rancho Cucamonga Chamber of Commerce, 1982-present
Member, Building Owners and Management Association-Past
Member, Institute of Real Estate Management- Past
Board Member/Chair, Rancho Cucamonga Community Foundation- Past
Board Member, West End Red Cross- Past
Board Member/Past President/Chair, West End and Ranco Cucomonga Family Young Men's Christian Association - Past
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Senator, California State Senate, 2004-present
Assemblymember, California State Assembly, 2003-2004
Alternate Delegate, Republican National Convention, 2000, 2004
Member, Rancho Cucamonga City Council, 1998-2002
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Catholic
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Bob Dutton has received many honors including Legislator of the Year by the California League of Cities, the California State Sheriff’s Association, the California Small Business Association, California Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Veterans of California, and the California Small Business Roundtable.
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