Assembly District 24
Kennita Watson has been a member of the Libertarian Party since 1982, and has run for public office many times, most prominently for California Secretary of State in 1990. She is currently running for State Assembly, District 24.
Kennita was born and raised in East Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Laurel School in 1977 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from MIT in 1981. After university, she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, where she currently lives. Kennita earned her Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Stanford in 1989 and has worked at a number of Bay Area firms, including IBM, Informix, and Sun Microsystems – from which she retired in 2003.