Edwin "Ed" Chau – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Assembly Member District 49, California

California Democratic Party
PO Box 660873Arcadia, CA 91066
(626) 403-3033
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

When I get elected to Congress, I will do the best I can to:

1. vote for sound economic spolicies that will help the working families of the 42nd Congressional District to achieve the American Dream;

2. Restoring Ethics and Integrity to Congress;

3. Ensuring all children receive the same opportunity for a quality education;

4. Help to find solution to provide affordable health care to all;

5. Help create more good-paying jobs;

6. Look more closely and renewable energy and reduce global warming;

7. End the war in Iraq and bring home our troops who have done an outstanding job.

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

Gender: Male

Age: 51

Marital Status: Married to Candice and have a (1-year old) daughter

Religion: Christian

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Attorney at Law (1993-present)

Judge Pro Tem (pro bono - LA Superior Court; 2001-present)

Computer Engineer - IBM Corporation (from 1985-1993)

Computer Programmer - Burroughs / Unisys Corporation (1983-1985)

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

State Bar of California

San Gabriel Valley Bar Association

Lion's Club

Rio Hondo Boys and Girls' Club

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

School Board Member, Montebello Unified School District (1999-present)

Board of Directors, Los Angeles County Office of Education (1999-2001)

Delegate, California School Board Association (1999-2001)

Civil Service Commissioner, City of Montebello (former)

Traffic and Safety Commissioner, City of Montebello (former)

Budget Alternative Committee Member, City of Montebello (former)

Investment Committee Member, City of Montebello (former)

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)


Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

Congressional Recognition of Excellence in Service (2007)

Honorary Service Award (Montebello Council PTA - 2004)

Man of The Year Award (Rio Hondo Boys and Girls Club -2002)

LA Superior Court Recognition (2002- present)

Recognition Award (IBM)

Branch Manager's Award (IBM)

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

Juris Doctor (Law) - Southwestern University (1992)

B.S. (Computer Science) - University of Southern California (USC) - 1983

B.A. (Sociology) - University of Southern California (USC) - 1979

A.A. Los Angeles City College - 1977

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