- Cathleen Galgiani at a glance
Residence: Moved to Stockton this year; previously lived in Livingston.
Public office: Elected to Assembly in 2006 and re-elected in 2008 and 2010.
Education: Bachelor's degree in government at California State University, Sacramento.
Career: Consultant to legislative committee on the development of UC Merced. Previously worked for former first lady Sharon Davis; John Garamendi when he was insurance commissioner; former state legislator Patrick Johnston; former Assemblywoman Barbara Matthews; and former Stockton City Councilwoman Loralee McGaughey. Served for eight years as a physical therapy aide at San Joaquin General and Dameron, working with stroke victims and others with major injuries and diseases.
Posted: Monday, May 21, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 6:58 am, Mon May 21, 2012.
As the only Democrat in the 5th Senate District race, Cathleen Galgiani faces a likely battle with either Republican Bill Berryhill or Leroy Ornellas in November's general election.
Nevertheless, she insists that she's taking the June primary very seriously.
Monday, May 21, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:58 am.