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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 15 Alameda Portion

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Nick Pilch

City Council Member
9,811 votes (2.88%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Supporting candidate and resolutions that foster the creation of affordable and market-rate housing
  • Supporting candidate and resolutions that tackle climate change
  • Supporting candidate and resolutions that foster equitable transportation choices



Profession:Manager, Software Engineering
Director, Cloud Operations, Bluescape (2013–current)
Mayor, City of Albany — Elected position (2019–current)
City Council Member, City of Albany — Elected position (2013–current)
Vice-Mayor, City of Albany — Elected position (2017–2018)
Planning and Zoning Commissioner, City of Albany — Appointed position (2011–2013)


Bowdoin College BA, plus post-graduate studies in Architecture and Computer Science, chemistry (1983)

Community Activities

Co-founder, Albany Strollers & Rollers (2004–current)
Founding member and officer, Albany Democratic Club (2017–current)
Committee Member, League of California Cities, Environmental Quality Policy Committee (2015–current)
Executive Committee Member, Bay Chapter, Sierra Club (2010–2016)



Life-long environmentalist and outdoor enthusiast. Sierra Club member and elected member of Bay Chapter Executive Committe previously for 6 years.


3 years government service in the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa, immediately after college.


Resident of the Bay Area most of my adult life.


19-year resident of District 5, I have a son who attended Albany public schools, and my wife has long been a public employee in special education.




Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Pete Maass, Albany City Council Member
  • Kate Harrisson, Berkeley City Council Member
  • Dianne Martinez, Emeryville City Council Member

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I am a progressive politician. I believe an elected official should be visible and active in making change happen.

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