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California Board of EqualizationCandidate for Member, District 4

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David Dodson

State Board Supervisor
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Support Owner-Occupied home ownership. The family home is one of the few avenues for working and middle class families to build wealth.
  • Protecting the rights of taxpayers. Closing loopholes and providing transparency and access to build public trust and cooperation.
  • Supporting the department and the Assessors in their constitutional duty to fairly administer California's property tax system.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Property Tax Supervisor, Board of Equalization
Property Tax Supervisor, California State Board of Equalization (1992–current)
Property Tax Appraiser, Los Angeles County Assessor's Office (1989–1991)
Petty Officer, United States Coast Guard Reserve (1978–1985)

Education

El Camino College Certificate of Competency, Real Estate (1988)
University of Arizona Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Regional Development (1986)
San Diego State University Geography (1984)

Community Activities

Volunteer, Surfrider (2021–current)
Volunteer, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church (1999–2018)
Referee/Coach, AYSO (2003–2011)
Volunteer, Pet Project Foundation (2003–2008)
Treasurer, R.H. Dana Elementary School, Dana Point (2002–2007)

Biography

I am the most qualified candidate running for the Board of Equalization. The Board of Equalization oversees California's Property Tax system. I have worked in property tax assessment at the Board of Equalization for thirty years. I run the Southern California office of the Board of Equalization. I am committed to using my experience and expertise in this very specialized field to protect your rights while staying true to my values. Prior to the Board of Equalization, I worked at the Los Angeles County Assessor's office.

 

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $35,098

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

1
California Labor Federation
$16,200
1
SEIU California
$16,200
2
Employees of Kelly Technology
$296
3
Employees of Legent Technology
$200
3
Employees of Margie's Pet Grooming
$200

More information about contributions

By State:

California 99.71%
Washington 0.29%
99.71%

By Size:

Large contributions (96.86%)
Small contributions (3.14%)
96.86%

By Type:

From organizations (95.31%)
From individuals (4.69%)
95.31%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

 

I am a progressive, environmentalist, and animal rights supporter. In my long career in property tax assessment, I have seen how elements of Proposition 13 are essential to protect homeowners in the extreme Southern California real estate environment. Much can be done within the property tax system to encourage owner-occupied home ownership. I support laws that preserve open space and California’s agricultural heritage. Many believe that property tax law is written in stone. The truth is that property tax law changes every year. You deserve someone with the knowledge and experience necessary to navigate these changes.  

Videos (5)

— May 24, 2022 Penny Dodson

Raised at the beach I always appreciate the opportunity to keep our ocean environment clean and healthy. Whether it is picking up a plastic bag as I walk up from a surf or participating in an organized beach clean up it simply feels great to be at the beach and enjoy the natural beauty. Today was especially rewarding because I got to work with the wonderful volunteers at the Surfrider Foundation and also meet up with some fellow Alumni from my alma mater the University of Arizona. 

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David Dodson has worked for the Board of Equalization for 30 years. He is the Supervisor in the Southern California office. To find out more about David go to www.DavidDodson4BOE.org 

 

Board of Equalization Fourth District oversees Orange County, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and a portion of  San Bernardino. It is important to vote in the primary on or before June 7th 2022. 

The Board of Equalization administers California's property tax. California's property taxes fund schools, parks, and community services.

 

https://hwww.DavidDodson4BOE.org



Surfrider Foundation

 

Beach Cleanup and a Surfrider special “Hands Across The Sand” event to support clean energy and oppose new offshore oil drilling.

 

Angel Gomez has known candidate David Dodson for over 7 years. In this video Angel endorses David for the State Board of Equalization. To find out more about David's campaign please visit https://www.DavidDodson4BOE.org  

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David Dodson has worked for the Board of Equalization for 30 years. He is the Supervisor in the Southern California office. To find out more about David go to www.DavidDodson4BOE.org 

 

Board of Equalization Fourth District oversees Orange County, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and a portion of  San Bernardino. It is important to vote in the primary on or before June 7th 2022. The two candidates with the most votes will go on to the general election in November. Please share this video and tell your friends, family and neighbors. 

 

The Board of Equalization administers California's property tax. California's property taxes fund schools, parks, and community services.

 

www.DavidDodson4BOE.org

 

https://registertovote.ca.gov/

 

https://www.tiktok.com/@dodson4boe

 

https://twitter.com/Dodson4BOE

 

https://www.instagram.com/dodson4boe/

 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dodson4boe/

This is a video endorsement of Board of Equalization 4th District Candidate David Dodson. It was recorded in Vietnamese. Vote by June 7th, 2022 in California's Primary Election. Please Find Out More About David Dodson and the Board of Equalization by visiting: https://www.DavidDodson4BOE.org

.............................................. David Dodson has worked for the Board of Equalization for 30 years. He is the Supervisor in the Southern California office. Board of Equalization Fourth District oversees Orange County, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and a portion of San Bernardino. It is important to vote in the primary on or before June 7th 2022. The two candidates with the most votes will go on to the general election in November. Please share this video and tell your friends, family and neighbors. The Board of Equalization administers California's property tax. California's property taxes fund schools, parks, and community services. www.DavidDodson4BOE.org https://registertovote.ca.gov/ https://www.tiktok.com/@dodson4boe https://twitter.com/Dodson4BOE https://www.instagram.com/dodson4boe/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dodson4boe/

This is a video endorsement of Board of Equalization 4th District Candidate David Dodson. It was recorded in Tagalog. Vote by June 7th, 2022 in California's Primary Election. Please Find Out More About David Dodson and the Board of Equalization by visiting: https://www.DavidDodson4BOE.org

.............................................. David Dodson has worked for the Board of Equalization for 30 years. He is the Supervisor in the Southern California office. To find out more about David go to www.DavidDodson4BOE.org Board of Equalization Fourth District oversees Orange County, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and a portion of San Bernardino. It is important to vote in the primary on or before June 7th 2022. The two candidates with the most votes will go on to the general election in November. Please share this video and tell your friends, family and neighbors. The Board of Equalization administers California's property tax. California's property taxes fund schools, parks, and community services. www.DavidDodson4BOE.org https://registertovote.ca.gov/ https://www.tiktok.com/@dodson4boe https://twitter.com/Dodson4BOE https://www.instagram.com/dodson4boe/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dodson4boe/

Vote in the June 7th Primary Election. The two candidates that receive the most votes go onto the November Election. Show up, your vote is your voice! #vote2022 #california www.DavidDodson4BOE.org

.............................................. David Dodson has worked for the Board of Equalization for 30 years. He is the Supervisor in the Southern California office. To find out more about David go to www.DavidDodson4BOE.org Board of Equalization Fourth District oversees Orange County, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and a portion of San Bernardino. It is important to vote in the primary on or before June 7th 2022. The two candidates with the most votes will go on to the general election in November. Please share this video and tell your friends, family and neighbors. The Board of Equalization administers California's property tax. California's property taxes fund schools, parks, and community services. https://www.DavidDodson4BOE.org

https://registertovote.ca.gov/ https://www.tiktok.com/@dodson4boe https://twitter.com/Dodson4BOE https://www.instagram.com/dodson4boe/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/dodson4boe/

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