Christopher Ward

California State Assembly, District 78

Christopher will continue to be a voice for equality in the California Legislature!


Chris Ward is the incumbent State Assemblymember for the 78th Assembly District and is the Vice-Chair of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus. He is Chair of the Assembly Committee on Housing and Community Development. A resident of University Heights, he previously served on the San Diego City Council and was a legislative chief of staff and environmental planner, in addition to serving on a number of boards and commissions which benefitted the local LGBTQ community. He and his partner are parents to two young children, and fights for housing for all, smarter climate policies for our future, and equal rights.