Claire Chiara is a Republican candidate for California’s 15th State Assembly District. District 15 encompasses Berkeley, Richmond, a large portion of Oakland and the San Pablo Bay. Chiara is a young Republican living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is currently a junior at the University of California, Berkeley. She is double majoring in political science and economics. She is a graduate of the RNC’s Campaign Finance College. Chiara currently works as an intern at the Republican National Committee and serves as the Finance Director for the California Young Republican Federation.
Chiara was a reporter for UC Berkeley’s award-winning newspaper, The Daily Californian, for a year and a half and eventually became the lead reporter before leaving the organization to pursue political interests. Chiara is the Executive Director and Immediate Past President and Chairman of the UC Berkeley College Republicans, the largest college Republicans chapter in the state and one of the most recognized in the country. She looks to spread the voice of young Republicans within the district.