13 Facts About Evan Low


Evan Low was born on June 5,1983 and is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly.


Evan Low is a Democrat representing the 26th Assembly District, which encompasses parts of the Northern CA South Bay and Silicon Valley, including Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and portions of northern and western San Jose.


On January 15,2020, Evan Low was named national co-chair of the Andrew Yang for president campaign.


Evan Low was born in San Jose, California on June 5,1983, to Chinese American optometrist Arthur Evan Low.


Evan Low grew up in San Jose, California and attended Leland High School.


Evan Low earned an associate's degree from De Anza College, a community college in Cupertino, California, and a bachelor's degree in political science from San Jose State University.


In 2004, Evan Low unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the City Council, but he ran again in 2006 and won in his second attempt.


Evan Low worked as a senior district representative for California's former 28th State Assembly district Assemblymember Paul Fong.


When his colleagues selected him to become Campbell mayor in 2009, Evan Low became the youngest openly gay, Asian American Mayor in the nation.


Evan Low was kept in the same leadership role by Atkins's successor, Speaker Anthony Rendon, in 2016.


Evan Low chaired the California Assembly Business and Professions Committee from March 2016 until November 2021, when he was removed without explanation by Speaker Anthony Rendon.


Evan Low is a co-founder and co-chair of the California Legislative Tech Caucus.


Evan Low has been credited with driving the future of Uber and Lyft in the California State Legislature.