Cheryl Brown is the incumbent Democratic candidate for District 47 of the California State Assembly. District 47 is at the heart of the Inland Empire and encompasses the cities of Bloomington, Colton, Grand Terrace, Fontana, Muscoy, Rialto and San Bernardino.
Prior to being elected Brown served as the president of the San Bernardino County NAACP. She was elected to the California State Legislature on November 6, 2012 to represent California’s 47th Assembly District. Prior to election to the legislature, Brown served on the San Bernardino County and City Planning Commissions for 17 years. Her achievements include authoring the first mining ordinance in San Bernardino County and directed Auto Club Speedway through the environmental review process. During her tenure as a commissioner, she was elected president of the California County Planning Commissioners Association.