On December 1, Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Fairfield) announced he would be resigning from the State Assembly.
According to sources, Assemblyman Jim Frazier announced his resignation Wednesday morning to staff during a Zoom call and would be turning in his resignation to Speaker Anthony Rendon at some point during the day.
No official announcement has been provided by Assemblyman Frazier or Speaker Rendon as of 11:30 am.
UPDATE Jim Frazier Announces His Resignation from California State Assembly
Sacramento, CA – California State Assemblyman Jim Frazier (D-Fairfield) today announced his resignation from the California State Assembly, District 11, effective December 31, 2021. Mr. Frazier will be seeking new opportunities in the field of transportation.
Assemblyman Frazier said, “This is the best job that I have ever had. I have enjoyed serving the State of California and the 11th Assembly District and greatly appreciate the confidence that my constituents have shown me over the last nine years. I am proud of the many successes that we have achieved together. My future plans are to put to use my passion and experience in the transportation sector, explore new career opportunities and spend additional time with family and friends.”
The 11th District encompasses portions of Solano, Contra Costa and Sacramento counties and includes the following cities, towns, and areas: Antioch, Bethel Island, Birds Landing, Brentwood, Byron, Collinsville, Discovery Bay, Fairfield, Isleton, Knightsen, Locke, Oakley, Pittsburg (partial), Rio Vista, Suisun City, Travis Air Force Base, Vacaville and Walnut Grove.
- Jim Frazier – 64.7%
- Debra Schwab – 35.3%
- Jim Frazier – 61.5%
- Lisa Romero – 38.5%
- Jim Frazier – 64.2%
- Dave Miller – 35.80%
- Jim Frazier – 59.7%
- Alex Henthorn – 40.3%
- Jim Frazier – 62%
- Mike Hudson – 38%
Frazier is a former small-business owner who was elected to the State Assembly in 2012.
In 2008, after serving on the city’s Planning Commission and as a Commissioner on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Citizen Advisory Committee, Frazier was elected to the Oakley City Council. He then served as Mayor of Oakley from 2011-2012.
Frazier’s list of awards and accomplishments include: 2017 California Transportation Foundation Elected Official of the Year, Director’s Special Recognition for Infrastructure Advocacy by American Society of Civil Engineers, 2016 Special Olympics Volunteer of the Year, 2016 AMVETS Legislator of the Year, 2015 Decoding Dyslexia: Assemblymember of the Year, 2015 California Transportation Foundation: Elected Official of the Year, 2015 Small Business Legislator of the year by California Small Business Association (CSBA) and California Small Business Roundtable (CSBR), 2015 CA Waterfowl Association, Grant Kenyon Award, Legislator of the Year, Appreciation Award: Sikh Communities of Napa and Solano Counties and Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District.