David was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2014 to represent District 17, which encompasses Eastern San Francisco. He was re-elected in 2016.
He was appointed by Speaker Toni Atkins to serve as Assistant Speaker pro Tempore for the 2015-16 Legislative Session.In his second term, David serves as Chair of the Assembly Housing & Community Development Committee. He also sits on the following legislative committees: Budget; Business and Professions; Judiciary; Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed 34 bills that David authored during his first three years in the Assembly. He is championing many other important priorities for San Francisco and California.