Steve Knight – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected United States Representative District 25, California

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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

Steve Knight has a storied history that includes service to his country, protecting conservative values and demonstrating true leadership in the community. Knight has worked on behalf of the people of California's 36th Assembly District to bring relief to California's ailing economy - voting tirelessly against increased taxes and working to provide relief from the State's harmful anti-business policies.

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Knight lives in Palmdale with his wife, Lily, and their two sons, Christopher and Michael.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Knight became a police officer with the LAPD, where he has served on the front lines for over 18 years. In 1995, Knight was hand-selected to join the Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (CRASH) team to combat street gangs.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Member, Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Senator, California State Senate, 2012-present

Assistant Minority Leader, California State Assembly, 2010-2012

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, 2008-2012

Member, Palmdale City Council, 2005-2008

Former Vice Mayor, City of Palmdale

In 2005, Knight sent a conservative shockwave through the Palmdale community with his election to the City Council. Knight received the most votes of the nine candidates in the election.

During his tenure on the city council, Knight kept a strict policy against tax increases and wasteful spending in local government. A strong advocate for Jessica's Law, Steve has been instrumental in the development of many innovative crime-fighting programs for the City of Palmdale.

Knight was elected to the State Assembly

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Diploma, Palmdale High School

Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)

Knight served in the U.S. Army completing his training in Fort Knox, Kentucky and was later stationed in Friedberg, Germany.

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