Dominic Cortese, Democrat, served the California Legislature as a State Assembly Member from 1981-1996. The Dominic Cortese
Papers consist of 22.5 cubic feet of records reflecting Cortese's legislative activities during his 16-year legislative career.
The records consist of Bill Files, Correspondence, Hearing Files, Press Releases, special Interest Letters, Subject Files,
and Committee Files.
Dominic Cortese, Democrat, was a California State Assembly Member from 1981-1996. In November 1980, Cortese was elected to
represent California's 24th Assembly District, which covered the southern and eastern regions of Santa Clara County and downtown
San Jose. Following redistricting in 1992 the 24th Assembly District encompassed the eastern half of Santa Clara County and
greater San Jose while the downtown portion of the city was incorporated into the 23rd Assembly District. In November 1992,
Cortese ran for the 23rd Assembly District seat, which he held through 1996.
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