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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 37

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Cathy Murillo

Santa Barbara Mayor
27,236 votes (18.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Improve Public Education, by focusing on preparing children for school, helping students succeed in K-12, and increasing opportunities in higher education by boosting Cal Grants and enrollment in community colleges, Cal State, and UC systems.
  • Protect Our Natural Environment. Focus on climate resiliency, clean air and water, restoring endangered species, cleaning up our oceans and preparing for sea-level rise. Finding ways to transition from oil and gas production to renewable energy.
  • Create Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality of Live for all Californians. Focus on public health and safety, a sustainable economy with respect for the environment and workers rights, and housing and job security.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Mayor of Santa Barbara
Mayor and Council Member, City of Santa Barbara — Elected position (2012–current)

Education

UC Santa Barbara B.A., Dramatic Art (1988)

Biography

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $232,802

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
$9,400
2
California Federation of Teachers
$9,300
2
California State Association of Electrical Workers
$9,300
2
California State Council of Laborers
$9,300
2
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
$9,300

More information about contributions

By State:

California 94.03%
District of Columbia 4.08%
Nevada 1.46%
Washington 0.43%
94.03%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.05%)
Small contributions (0.95%)
99.05%

By Type:

From organizations (59.17%)
From individuals (40.83%)
59.17%40.83%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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