California State Senator
Patricia Bates (redistricted)
October 27, 1946 (age 77) Escondido, California (
California Republican Party
Carlsbad, California, United States
California State Senator since 2006
Mark wyland and tony strickland on mitt romney
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- NCAI 2012 Annual Conv Message from Romney Campaign Mark Wyland CA State Senator
- 38th Senate District
NCAI 2012 Annual Conv. - Message from Romney Campaign - Mark Wyland, CA State Senator
Mark Wyland grew up in the city of Escondido. As a Fulbright Scholar, he earned a B.A. in International Relations from Pomona College, where he is a current trustee, and an M.A. in Political Science from Columbia University. After briefly working for the city of New York, he returned to Escondido and worked at Pine Tree Lumber Company, his family’s lumber and building materials business, where he worked his way up and eventually became a co-owner.
Mark Wyland first began his government service by sitting on the Escondido Union School District Board from 1997 to 2000. In 2000, he was elected to the California State Assembly to represent the 74th Assembly District. In 2006 he was elected to the 38th Senate District California State Senate. Senator Mark Wyland was reelected to the California State Senate in November, 2010.
Senator Wyland has been honored with numerous awards including Legislator of the Year by Tech America, the leading national technology trade association, for his effort to create jobs and promote the high-tech industry.
Currently, Senator Wyland serves on the Governmental Organization, Transportation, Insurance, and Business and Professions Committees. In addition, he is the ranking Republican on the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee. Senator Wyland is also a member of the state’s Little Hoover Commission, which makes recommendations on government reform proposals, and the State Allocation Board, which allocates and oversees bond funding for school construction.
38th Senate District
Senate District 38 is composed of portions of Orange County and San Diego County.
North San Diego County - stretches along Interstate 5 from the horse track of Del Mar to the Marine Corps base at Camp Pendleton. Additional San Diego County cities include Bonsall, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, Fairbanks Ranch, Hidden Meadows, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego (Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, Rancho Penasquitos, Carmel Valley), San Marcos, Solana Beach, and Vista.