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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 9

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Tim Gorsulowsky

Business Security Consultant
27,924 votes (30.1%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Remove restrictive regulations to California Businesses
  • Build tax incentive programs for Business Development
  • Promote energy saving programs



Profession:Corporate President
President, Commercial Services Group of CA, Inc. (1996–current)
Committee Member, Elk Grove Disability Advisory Committee — Appointed position (2015–current)


East Texas Baptist University Bachelors Degree , Business (1987)
Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science Diploma in Mortuary Science, Mortuary Science (1981)

Questions & Answers

Questions from The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and California Counts, a public media collaboration. (4)

Climate changes and the continuing drought worry many in California. What new strategies do you believe would ensure that California is able to both satisfy its water needs and protect the environment? Please be specific. 
Answer from Tim Gorsulowsky:

California has been behind in developing programs to integrate new resourses for water storage. It is imperative that new resevoirs are built to maintain a larger water storage. Desalination plants are essential to ultimately provide water to the ever growing population in California. 

Many Californians are concerned about the influence of money in politics. What can the state legislature do to ensure that decision-making by elected officials is not swayed by moneyed interests at the expense of constituents?
Answer from Tim Gorsulowsky:

Reduce the expenditure and contribution limits made by PACS.

There are a variety of proposals to raise California's minimum wage. Many of these proposals face opposition from business groups who are concerned that they would kill jobs. Do you support increasing the minimum wage in California?  In your answer please explain your position on the relationship between wages and jobs with specific reference to the situation in your district. 
Answer from Tim Gorsulowsky:

No, wage base should be structured by region. Many regions in California have extremely high costs of living, while others are more affordable. Offering a regional base rate, we would better serve the community with costs while offering the employee a comenserate pay scale.

What are your top three fiscal priorities, recognizing the need to balance the state’s income with its spending?
Answer from Tim Gorsulowsky:

1. We need to reduce and/or eliminate programs that duplicate U.S. Government programs.


Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $14,483

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

Santa Clara County Republican Party
Employees of Charles T. Munger
California Trailblazers
Employees of John Fronefield

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.31%)
Small contributions (0.69%)

By Type:

From organizations (55.71%)
From individuals (44.29%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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