Councilwoman Angelique Ashby is the District One Sacramento City Councilmember, having been elected to office in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 and 2018. Councilwoman Ashby is the sole female on the City Council.


Councilwoman 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 and three children in Natomas.


For an unprecedented five out of nine years, Councilwoman 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.


Councilwoman Ashby has received many accolades for her dedication and service including:



  • Being named the 5th Assembly District Woman of the Year in 2012 and;

  • Sacramento Magazine and Sacramento News and Review have each named her as a top elected official and;

  • The Sacramento Business Journal selected her for their prestigious 40 under 40 Award which recognizes leaders and entrepreneurs under the age of 40 and;

  • The Governing Institute of Washington, D.C. selected her as one of 25 National honorees, recognized as women leaders in Government from across the country

  • Sacramento Business Journal’s 2017 Women Who Mean Business Recipient

  • Fem Dems of Sacramento 2017 Community Leader of the Year Recipient

  • 2018 St John’s Women & Children’s Shelter Advocate of the Year, Champion for Change Award

Councilwoman Ashby also serves on 9 different boards and commissions including:


  • City of Sacramento Budget and Audit Committee

  • City of Sacramento Personnel and Public Employees Committee

  • Member, Sacramento Public Library Authority

  • Member, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

  • President, Downtown Sacramento Revitalization Corporation

  • Association of California Water Agencies

  • Member, Sacramento Regional County Solid Waste Authority

  • Governing Institute’s California Leadership Forum Advisory Board

  • Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission

  • Sacramento Waste Authority


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