Speaker Spotlight

James Gallagher

California State Representative

James Gallagher has represented California’s Third Assembly District since 2014. He was elected Leader of the Assembly Republican Caucus in 2022.

Before joining the Assembly, he served on the Sutter County Board of Supervisors for six years. James earned his Bachelor of Arts degree at UC Berkeley before completing an Assembly Fellowship in Sacramento and a law degree at UC Davis, where he graduated at the top of his class. He advocates for small businesses and farmers in his law practice and is a partner in his family’s farming operation.

James is married to his high school sweetheart, Janna; the two live in Sutter County where they are raising their five young children.