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California State SenateCandidate for District 25

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Anthony J. Portantino

Educator/State Commissioner
218,242 votes (57.8%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Public Education - California's educational goals and funding need to be at the higher end of the national spectrum
  • Environment - California's unique environment must be protected while ensuring that our water needs are met.
  • The Economy - By focusing on Green Technologies and raising educational standards, California can be the flagship of the 21st Century Workforce.



Profession:Visiting Fellow University of Southern California & California Film Commisioner
Visiting Fellow, University of Southern California (2013–current)
Mayor and Assemblymember, City of La Canada Flintridge and State of California — Elected position (2001–2012)


Albright College, Reading PA Bachelor , Studied Business and Psychology (1983)

Community Activities

California Film Commission ~ Santa Monica Mts Conservancy Advisory Committe, State of California (2012–current)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $2,973,724

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

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

More information about contributions

By State:

California 97.82%
District of Columbia 0.67%
Florida 0.25%
Tennessee 0.20%
Other 1.06%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.07%)
Small contributions (0.93%)

By Type:

From organizations (88.86%)
From individuals (11.14%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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