as·​sem·​bly·​man | \ ə-ˈsem-blē-mən How to pronounce assemblyman (audio) \

Definition of assemblyman

: a member of an assembly

Examples of assemblyman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The assemblyman won, but a year later state legislators banned the use of guards at polling places unless they are approved by local election officials. John Wilkens, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Election poll watchers suddenly are in the spotlight. Here’s what they’re allowed to do," 11 Oct. 2020 The assemblyman's comments came just a few days before California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that mandates all new cars and passenger trucks sold in the state be zero-emission vehicles by 2035. Megan Henney, Fox News, "Dan Crenshaw praises California Dem who says 'lofty green energy goals' hurt working families," 24 Sep. 2020 No on Prop 25 spokesman Mike Gatto, a former Democratic assemblyman, said the campaign has not tried to conceal the sources of its funding. Bob Egelko,, "California bail industry makes itself invisible opposing Prop. 25, ending cash bail," 22 Sep. 2020 His father was a governor and assemblyman who became an elections commissioner; his mother was a pharmacist. John Leland, New York Times, "Sixto Brillantes Jr., Elections Lawyer in the Philippines, Dies at 80," 21 Aug. 2020 The comparison is one others such as a New York assemblyman and a sandwich shop owner in California have also come under fire for making. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A high school swimming and diving coach at Germantown who compared Black Lives Matter to the Ku Klux Klan fired," 18 Aug. 2020 Now an assemblyman is calling for the state attorney general or a federal agency to investigate. Wendy Leung, USA TODAY, "In CA: In some cities, nighttime curfew deemed no longer necessary," 5 June 2020 Sapphire has not disclosed how many residents have died in the outbreak, but on Wednesday, the home’s administrator told the local state assemblyman, Ron Kim, that the total was 29, Mr. Kim said. New York Times, "Cuomo and Trump Spar Over Virus Aid: Live Updates," 17 Apr. 2020 Two Republican assemblymen also introduced a long-shot resolution this week to terminate Newsom’s state of emergency declaration. Alexei Koseff,, "California lawmakers pushing back on Gavin Newsom’s pandemic spending plans," 22 May 2020

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1647, in the meaning defined above

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“Assemblyman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of assemblyman

: a person (especially a man) who is a member of a legislative assembly

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