Bruce McPherson, Republican, served in the California legislature from 1994 to 2004. The Bruce McPherson papers consist of
8 cubic feet of textual records dating from 1994 to 2004. The records are organized into five series: Bill Files, 1997-2002;
Subject Files, 1994-2004; Press Clippings, 1998; Legislative Counsel Files, 1996-1997; and Correspondence, 1994-1997.
Bruce McPherson, Republican, served in the California legislature from 1994 to 2004. He was first elected to the California
State Assembly, replacing Assembly Member Sam Farr, through a special election in 1993. He represented the 27th Assembly District
(southern Santa Cruz County and western Monterey County). In 1996, McPherson was elected to the California State Senate to
represent the 15th Senate District, which covered the central coast districts of Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Monterey and San
Benito counties. McPherson held this position until 2004 when he left office due to term limits. In 2005 he was appointed
by the Governor as the California Secretary of State to replace Kevin Shelley, who had resigned the office.
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