Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani, D-Livingston, will seek the new 5th State Senate District seat that includes Lodi and Galt in 2012, according to her legislative director, Robin Adam.
Galgiani will term out of her 17th Assembly District seat in 2012. Her Assembly district includes parts of Stockton, Tracy, Merced, Patterson and Los Banos.
A fifth-generation Stocktonian, Galgiani serves on the Assembly Agriculture, Higher Education, Governmental Organization and Transportation committees. She is also a member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council Auxiliary in San Joaquin County.
Galgiani, 47, was elected to the Assembly for the first time in 2006. She attended San Joaquin Delta College and California State University, Sacramento.
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