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California State SenateCandidate for District 27

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Henry Stern

Educator/Environmental Attorney
57,189 votes (27.3%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Sparking Bright, Young Minds: our obligation as a state is to help localities provide access to free education from pre-K through college, with robust after-school and STEM learning opportunities, technical career and apprenticeship programs
  • Tapping Regional Water and Energy Solutions: $7 billion water bond investments in drought solutions like groundwater cleanup in the San Fernando Valley and water recycling and neighborhood-level greywater systems (voter pre-approved, Prop 1). Solar
  • Attacking Traffic with Modernized Transportation: $10 billion annual state match to federal, local and private investment in cleaner transportation infrastructure; funded by existing oil and air pollution fees (not a new tax). Promoting new mobility



Profession:Educator/Environmental Attorney
Board Member, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Advisory Committee — Elected position (2014–current)
Senior Policy Advisor, State Senator Fran Pavley (2012–2016)
Legal Extern, U.S. House of Representatives (2009–2009)


University of California, Berkeley School of Law J.D. (current)
Harvard University B.A. (current)

Who supports this candidate?

Elected Officials (40)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $2,936,917

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

California Democratic Party
Tehama County Democratic Central Committee
Santa Barbara County Democratic Party
Napa County Democratic Central Committee
San Mateo County Democrats

More information about contributions

By State:

California 95.83%
District of Columbia 1.50%
New York 0.51%
Illinois 0.34%
Other 1.81%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.48%)
Small contributions (0.52%)

By Type:

From organizations (56.56%)
From individuals (43.44%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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