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Jane Kim

American lawyer and politician

Jane Jungyon Kim (born July 9, 1977) is an American civil rights attorney and politician. She is the first Korean American elected official in San Francisco. She represented San Francisco's District 6 on the Board of Supervisors between 2011 and 2019.[1] She is currently a member of the San Francisco's Democratic County Central Committee and was the top vote getter in CA AD17.[2]

Jane Kim
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Member of the
San Francisco Board of Supervisors
from District 6
In office
January 8, 2011 – January 8, 2019
MayorGavin Newsom
Ed Lee
London Breed
Preceded byChris Daly
Succeeded byMatt Haney
Personal details
Born
Jane Jungyon Kim

July 9, 1977 (1977-07-09) (age 42)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic (2008–present)
Green (before 2008)
ResidenceSan Francisco, California
Alma materStanford University
UC Berkeley School of Law
OccupationCivil rights attorney, politician
ProfessionLawyer
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Websitejanekim.org

In 2016, she ran for the 11th California State Senate District, but lost to Scott Wiener in the primary. She was a candidate for Mayor in the 2018 mayoral election, finishing third with 24.03% of the first-round vote.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gordon, Rachel (December 31, 2010). "Incoming S.F. supervisor Jane Kim has grand goals". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved January 3, 2011.
  2. https://sfelections.org/results/20160607/
  3. https://ballotpedia.org/Mayoral_election_in_San_Francisco,_California_(2018)