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California State SenateCandidate for District 30Short Term

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Renita Duncan

Command Sergeant Major
1,244 votes (1.8%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Economic Empowerment for Families and Businesses post COVID-19
  • Collaborative Community and Law Enforcement Reform
  • Accountability of Homeless and Homeless Veterans Initiatives



Profession:Veteran and Public Servant
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, US Department of Defense (USAR) (2014–2016)
Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention Training Instructor, US Army Reserve Command (2015–2016)
Staff Administrative Assistant & Staff Training Assistant, Department of Army (2006–2014)
Human Resource Manager & Human Resource Specialist, U.S. Army (2004–2008)
Program Administrator, Regional Case Analyst, & Texas Works Advisor I - IV, Texas Department of Human Services (1993–2004)


Southwestern College Bachelor of Science, Operations Management (current)
Grantham University Bachelor of Science, Business Management (current)
Capella University Master of Science, Studies in Human Behavior (2016)

Community Activities

Executive of Operations, Harvest Rock Church Downtown Los Angeles (2020–current)
Volunteer, Peace Over Violence - Los Angeles, CA Chapter (2018–current)
Volunteer, Living Water (2014–current)


I am your non-partisan champion, and I am running to be your representative for California Senate District 30 in the special election March 2, 2021.


I am a single mother, veteran, and citizen tired of the polarizing two party battle where no one is standing as the voice of the people in our district.  I aim to act and support bills and policies that protect our bottom line as citizens in district 30.  


With over 20 years of public and military service.  I understand programs, I understand government & I understand strategic planning. Truth, Integrity and Transparency are my core values and as your Senate representative I will fight for you.  


Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $5,974

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

Employees of SwedelsonGottlieb
Employees of .
Employees of iARMY
Employees of Snapchat

More information about contributions

By State:

California 98.26%
New York 1.74%

By Size:

Large contributions (96.26%)
Small contributions (3.74%)

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I believe in limited government, 2nd Amendment Rights, Pro-life, traditional marriage & social justice.

Videos (1)

— February 16, 2021 Renita Duncan for Senate 2021

Dear constituents of California Senate District 30, It is with great pleasure that I seek the office of Senator for California Senate District 30. I seek the position to serve your needs which requires truth, integrity, and transparency. That means I need to hear from you! I'd love to connect and hear your needs. Leave a comment, send an email, donate, and vote for Renita Duncan. Your voice is valuable and I need your help and input to represent you with excellence. Disclaimer: Renita Duncan is a member of the United States Army Reserves. Uses of her military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the United States Army Reserves, Department of the Army or the Department of Defense. All factual military information and photographs are provided in conjunction with other non-military biographical data.

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