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State of CaliforniaCandidate for Controller

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Ron Galperin

Controller, City of Los Angeles/Attorney
689,234 votes (10.2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Transparency and Accountability: As City Controller, I have served as the watchdog for taxpayers at City Hall, making sure public dollars are spent efficiently and effectively. Most notably, I launched the first open data portal to detail how every t
  • Addressing Homelessness and Housing: The issues of housing and homelessness are interconnected in my mind, and there are no issues more pressing or more daunting than these two. We cannot accept more of the status quo. When it comes to both issues, a
  • Promoting Equity and Opportunity: We have a long way to go to ensure economic and racial justice for people of color in California. As City Controller, I produced the LA Equity Index, a first-of-its-kind online mapping tool to illustrate the level of



Profession:Controller, City of Los Angeles / Attorney
Los Angeles City Controller, City of Los Angeles (2013–current)
Attorney, Self (1993–2013)
Author & Columnist, The Los Angeles Times (1985–2000)
Editor, Various (1985–1995)


Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1993)
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Major: English. Minors: Business and Political Science (1985)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $818,665

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

Ron Galperin
Employees of ABS Properties
California School Employees Association (CSEA)
Employees of CPLLC
Laborers' Local 300 Union
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters

More information about contributions

By State:

California 96.45%
Illinois 1.00%
Colorado 0.99%
Georgia 0.61%
Other 0.94%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.45%)
Small contributions (0.55%)

By Type:

From organizations (22.48%)
From individuals (77.52%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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