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California State SenateCandidate for District 39

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Toni Atkins

State Senator, San Diego County
212,626 votes (91.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Building more affordable housing
  • Implementing solutions to homelessness
  • Responding to the crisis emergency and its impacts



Profession:California State Senate President pro Tempore
Senator, District 39; President pro Tempore 2018 - present, California State Senate — Elected position (2016–current)
Assemblymember, 76th District (2010-12) and 78th District (2012-16); S, California State Assembly — Elected position (2010–2016)
Councilmember, District 3 (Acting Mayor 2005), San Diego City Council — Elected position (2000–2008)


John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Senior Executive Program (1985)
Emory and Henry College Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (1984)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $1,621,273

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

Reyes Holdings and employees
Int'l Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 13 PAC Fund
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
SEIU California
United Nurses Associations of California Union of Health Care Professionals

More information about contributions

By State:

California 79.08%
District of Columbia 2.73%
Texas 2.34%
Illinois 1.91%
Other 13.94%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.97%)
Small contributions (0.03%)

By Type:

From organizations (83.65%)
From individuals (16.35%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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