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

Definition of assemblyman

: a member of an assembly

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But for a new wave of political reformers such as Yuh-Line Niou, an assemblywoman from Manhattan who previously served as chief of staff for a Queens assemblyman, Ron Kim, the idea of Ms. Katz as a reformer seems distant. Jeffery C. Mays, New York Times, "How Did a Loyal Democrat Become an Enemy of the Progressives?," 25 July 2019 The race in Northern California’s 1st Senate District pitted two Republican assemblymen against one another: Brian Dahle of Bieber and Kevin Kiley of Rocklin. Phil Willon,, "Two California Senate special elections will bring only one new face to Sacramento," 4 June 2019 Matthew Harper, a former Republican state assemblyman from Huntington Beach who lost his seat to a Democrat by 5 percentage points in 2018, noted that Democrats had success in Orange County in the past. Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times, "Orange County, longtime GOP stronghold, now has more registered Democrats than Republicans," 7 Aug. 2019 When the prime minister boasted on the campaign trail in West Bengal that 40 of the opposition’s assemblymen were in touch with him, his opponents were outraged. The Economist, "India’s ruling party keeps on winning seats, even after the elections," 25 July 2019 There’s some disagreement over the methodology the Pension Tracker uses, but Nation, a former Democratic assemblyman from Northern California, said that’s because pension systems generally use unrealistic expectations on returns. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: San Diego makes pension move but long slog remains," 12 June 2019 In 2015, the state paid $545,000 to settle harassment claims related to a former assemblyman from Brooklyn, Vito Lopez. Vivian Wang, New York Times, "New York Rewrites Harassment Laws, but Some Say the Changes Fall Short," 30 Mar. 2018 In California, Democratic assemblyman Al Muratsuchi of Torrance introduced a school smartphone bill (paywall) in March that would allow administrators to limit technology in schools. Ephrat Livni, Quartz, "Earthquakes are making Japan think twice about banning smartphones in schools," 23 June 2019 Fletcher, a former assemblyman, last year became the only Democrat on the five-member county Board of Supervisors. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Election themes surface in firefight over Tri-City Medical Center," 14 June 2019

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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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