Senator Anthony Cannella (R- Ceres) serves the 12th District in the California Senate. Cannella has authored and supported legislation that creates new jobs, makes neighborhoods safer, increases funding for local schools and strengthens public safety.
Cannella also wrote legislation to increase water storage and make clean drinking water available now and in the future. Currently, Cannella is working on solutions to rebuild California’s transportation infrastructure.
Prior to the Senate, Cannella served on the Ceres City Council and was twice elected mayor. Cannella is a civil engineer and small business owner.
A lifelong Central Valley resident, Anthony graduated from the University of California Davis and began his professional career in a civil engineering firm.
He founded two successful civil engineering businesses. He and his business partners continue to operate Northstar Engineering today. As a business owner, he understands firsthand just how difficult the Legislature has made it to start a business and create jobs.
Senator Cannella continues to live in his hometown of Ceres with his wife Julie and their four kids.