Marian Bergeson served as a California Legislator from 1979 to 1994. She was a member of the Republican Party. The Marian
Bergeson Papers consist of 21 cubic feet of textual records from her term as an Assembly Member, 1979-1984, and from her term
in the Senate, 1985-1992.
Marian Bergeson was a California State Assembly member from 1979 to 1984 and a California State Senator from 1985-1994. She
was a member of the Republican Party. She was initially elected to represent the 74th Assembly District from 1979 until 1982,
which encompassed the Orange and San Diego County coastline, including Newport Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, and San Clemente.
After reapportionment, her district's boundaries changed in 1983 for her final Assembly term. The district became the 70th
Assembly District, stretching from Newport Beach to the North Tustin area, San Juan Capistrano, and Laguna Beach. Her first
Senate District was Senate District 37. The multi-county district contained the entire Orange County coast, northeastern San
Diego County, Hemet-Sun City area of Riverside County, and all of Imperial County. Following legislative reapportionment in
1992, Bergeson represented the 35th Senate District, encompassing all of the Orange County shoreline, from Seal Beach to Laguna
Beach and reaching inland to Tustin, including most of Irvine and parts of Anaheim.Criminal Justice, 1979-1980Agriculture and Water Resources, 1985-1990
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