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June 5, 2018 — California Primary Election
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District 77California State AssemblyJune 5, 2018California Primary Election

June 5, 2018California Primary Election

California State AssemblyDistrict 77

Election Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting (273/273).

About this office

State assembly members introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and draft the state budget. They are elected to two-year terms.
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Who’s Running?

For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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Republican
Assemblymember
63,269 votes (56.1%)Winning
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  • Strengthening our Economy: I have been an advocate for legislation that supports our economy and helps to create jobs.
  • Supporting Education: I am a strong supporter of our state’s education system and have voted to fully fund K-12 education and supported legislation to freeze state tuition rates.
  • Animal Welfare: I have partnered with the ASPCA on many pieces of legislation to protect animals.
Profession:77th District Assemblymember
Assemblymember, California State Legislature — Elected position (2012current)

Brian Maienschein has represented California’s 77th Assembly District since 2012. Before joining the Assembly, Brian served eight years on the San Diego City Council, and as the city’s first Commissioner on Homelessness. He is most known for his outstanding response to two wildfires in his district, the 2003 Cedar Fire and the 2007 Witch Creek Fire, as well as for the completion of State Route 56 and the preservation from development of 10,000 acres in the San Pasqual Valley. Brian was named the Legislator of the Year by the California Small Business Association for his support of small businesses. He also received the Easter Seals California Assembly Champion Award for his work with the developmentally disabled community and the San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Hero Compassion Award for championing animal rights. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara and California Western School of Law, Brian also teaches a course on Election Law at USD School of Law. Brian’s proudest accomplishments are his two daughters, Taylin and Brenna.

Total money raised: $494,257

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

1
AT&T
$9,195
2
Facebook
$8,800
2
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians
$8,800
2
Philip Morris USA
$8,800
2
State Building & Construction Trades Council of California
$8,800

By State:

California 76.37%
Illinois 3.24%
District of Columbia 3.11%
Massachusetts 2.12%
Other 15.16%
76.37%15.16%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.98%)
Small contributions (0.02%)
99.98%

By Type:

From organizations (95.34%)
From individuals (4.66%)
95.34%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.
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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

STATE ASSEMBLY

77th District

BRIAN MAIENSCHEIN

Assemblymember

Assemblymember Brian Maienschein is the only candidate for State Assembly who brings a genuine commitment to community service and a record of getting things done.

Maienschein attended elementary, middle and high school in the district. He is the only candidate with deep roots in the community who also has children attending school in the local school district.

He received San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Hero Compassion Award for championing animal rights and authored legislation changing the law from the requirement that abandoned animals be destroyed, thus saving thousands of animals.

He was named the Easter Seals California Assembly Champion for his work with the developmentally disabled community.

Maienschein was named Legislator of the Year by the California Small Business Association for supporting small businesses.

As a San Diego City Councilmember, Maienschein preserved over 10,000 acres from development in the San Pasqual Valley and spearheaded the completion of SR-56.

Maienschein also led the rebuilding of two communities following the devastating Cedar and Witch Creek wildfires, which were the fastest disaster recoveries in California.

As the Commissioner on Homelessness, he created Project 25, reducing homelessness, saving taxpayers millions of dollars every year, and serving veterans.

He authored legislation that protects children by providing youth sports leagues the authority to conduct criminal background checks on all coaches.

"I am proud to serve this community as your Assemblymember. I will continue fighting for solutions to our state’s challenges in public safety, job creation, and education. I would be honored to receive your vote.”

Email Brian@BrianMaienschein.com
Phone: 619-857-7441
Address:
12463 Rancho Bernardo Rd #542
San Diego, CA 92128
Democratic
Small Business Woman
49,554 votes (43.9%)Winning
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  • Make college more affordable and help families save for their kids' education.
  • Smart transportation investments to fix our highways and roads and keep the economy moving.
  • Expand access to affordable, quality healthcare and housing.
Profession:Small-Business Owner

Sunday Gover is a lifelong San Diegan, public school mom and a successful small business owner.  Now, Sunday is running for State Assembly to bring new leadership to Sacramento and make real progress on the priorities that matter to San Diego.

As a mother and 18-year Scripps Ranch resident, Sunday understands the challenges ordinary people face and will bring that fresh perspective to Sacramento to deliver for our communities.

Running a small family business, Sunday knows what it takes to create jobs, meet a payroll and contribute to a growing economy. 

In the State Assembly, Sunday will focus on the priorities that matter to us.  Helping families afford college.  Fixing our highways and roads.  Expanding healthcare coverage.  Making it easier to build affordable housing.  Rooting out wasteful spending and abuse. 

Raised by a single mom, Sunday Gover knows what it’s like to overcome tough challenges and work hard to succeed.  It started with a paper route, babysitting and mowing neighbors' lawns at age 12.   Sunday worked her way through college and beat cancer in her 20s.  Always working to get ahead and provide for her kids, Sunday was a Starbucks District Manager and now runs a thriving family real estate practice, helping local families get their piece of the American Dream.

All her life, Sunday has given back to our community.  Sunday coached girls and boys soccer for 15 years, and was a volunteer art teacher in her children's schools.  From working with adults with special needs to volunteering with the early AIDS Foundation and helping field calls at a rape crisis hotline, Sunday has always helped people facing extraordinary challenges.  A steadfast supporter of women’s health, Sunday served as a volunteer patient advocate at Planned Parenthood, helping women get quality care and support.

Sunday attended University of San Diego High School and graduated from UCSD.  She lives in Scripps Ranch with her partner Kim, their four children and their dog, Lily.

Total money raised: $197,836

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

1
California Democratic Party
$40,065
2
California Teachers Association
$8,800
2
SEIU California
$8,800
3
EMILY's List
$4,400
3
Fund Her
$4,400
3
Employees of Huntington Manor
$4,400
3
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
$4,400
3
MAPA PAC-AFSCME Local 1001
$4,400

By State:

California 90.63%
District of Columbia 5.99%
Washington 0.79%
Pennsylvania 0.53%
Other 2.06%
90.63%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.42%)
Small contributions (4.58%)
95.42%

By Type:

From organizations (47.47%)
From individuals (52.53%)
47.47%52.53%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

I’m running for Assembly because the career politicians just don’t get it.  It’s time for a change and a fresh approach to getting things done.

I’m not part of the downtown power establishment or the insiders in the Capitol.

I'm a mom raising my kids in Scripps Ranch.  And I run a small family business.  I understand the struggles ordinary people face, because I’ve lived them my entire life. 

And that’s what’s missing in Sacramento: your voices, your values, your needs. 

In the Assembly, I’ll focus on the priorities that matter to us.  Helping families afford college.  Fixing our highways and roads.  Expanding healthcare coverage.  Making it easier to build affordable housing.  Rooting out wasteful spending and abuse. 

I’m a middle-class mom from San Diego, and I think that’s exactly the fresh perspective Sacramento needs.  And it’s the new leadership San Diego families deserve.

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