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California Board of EqualizationCandidate for Member, District 1

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Ted Gaines

Board of Equalization Member
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I’m a tax-cutting, tough-on-crime public servant who will stand up for what’s right.
  • It’s time for lower taxes, defending Prop. 13, safer streets, cheaper gas, parent-powered schools, real homeless solutions, and a secure border.
  • Let’s turn California around and make it a Golden State once again!



Profession:Member, California State Board of Equalization
Owner, Gaines Insurance Agency (1990–current)
Board Member, California State Board of Equalization — Elected position (2019–current)
California State Senator, Senate District 1 — Elected position (2011–2019)
California State Assemblymember, Assembly District 4 — Elected position (2006–2011)
Supervisor, Placer County Board of Supervisors — Elected position (2000–2006)
Member, City of Roseville Planning Commission — Appointed position (1997–1999)


Lewis & Clark College Bachelor of Arts (current)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $154,920

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

Pacific Coast Building Products
Employees of CEO
Personal Insurance Federation of California
BNSF Railway
Employees of Kirkland & Ellis
Robert Craig Films LLC

More information about contributions

By State:

California 94.57%
Texas 3.23%
Nevada 1.55%
Idaho 0.32%
New York 0.32%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.89%)
Small contributions (0.11%)

By Type:

From organizations (53.47%)
From individuals (46.53%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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