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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 1

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Elizabeth Betancourt

Farmer/Watershed Scientist
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Increased investment in rural communities through investment in forest and watershed management.
  • Improve education and healthcare access and options throughout AD1 through innovative solutions.
  • Workforce development and jobs growth through increased natural resources investment and increased in-region educational opportunities.



Profession:Farmer, Watershed Scientist
Member, Redding Community Development Advisory Committee — Appointed position (2017–current)
Director, Board Vice Chair, Western Shasta Resource Conservation — Appointed position (2015–2019)


Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Masters of Science, Watershed Science (2005)
University of California, Davis Bachelors of Science, Environmental Biology and Management (2004)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $151,932

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

California Democratic Party
Employees of Barbara Chapman
California Association of Professional Scientists
Cecilia Aguiar-Curry for Assembly 2020
Women in Power (WIP)

More information about contributions

By State:

California 98.24%
Virginia 1.04%
Michigan 0.20%
Missouri 0.20%
Other 0.32%

By Size:

Large contributions (81.47%)
Small contributions (18.53%)

By Type:

From organizations (39.11%)
From individuals (60.89%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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