Angelique Ashby is the District One Sacramento City Councilmember, having been elected to office in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, she is the longest serving member of the council. Councilmember Ashby, the sole female on the City Council, represents North Natomas.
Before entering public service, Angelique was a community leader who started a small business and put herself through law school while working and raising her son as a single mom.
On the Council, Ashby has reduced crime in her district and improved emergency response times by three minutes. She led the City’s effort to establish a City Police Commission and ushered in ethics reforms.
Ashby fought and successfully returned $1.7 million to homeowners who were overcharged by developers. She knows how to manage the City and is making Sacramento an even better place to live, work, and raise a family.
For an unprecedented four years straight, Mayor Pro Tem Ashby was selected by her peers to serve as either Vice Mayor or Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Sacramento. She is also the only Councilmember in Sacramento history to give birth while in office.
Ashby is a graduate of Sacramento High School and obtained her B.A in Sociology with an emphasis on Law and Society from the University of California at Davis and her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law. She is a business owner in Sacramento and lives with her husband, an emergency room trauma nurse, and their children in Natomas. Her eldest son is a student and rugby player at Sacramento State University.