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California State SenateCandidate for District 30

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Holly J. Mitchell

State Senator
230,623 votes (100%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • End the cycle of poverty for children and their families
  • Fix costly errors of the prison system with criminal justice reforms
  • Increase access to jobs with livable wages



Profession:State Senator
State Senator, California's 30th District (2014–current)
State Senator, California's 30th District — Elected position (2014–current)
State Senator, California's 26th District (special election) — Elected position (2013–2014)
Assemblymember, California's 47th and 54th District — Elected position (2010–2013)


California State University, Riverside (current)


I am a third-generation native Angeleno, the proud daughter of career public servants who instilled in me a passion for service. As the chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, I helped adopt a $183 billion state budget that directs funds to communities and initiatives that have been overlooked including - elementary and college students, the health-care systems and long-neglected programs to assist the elderly and youth. Prior to serving in the State Senate I was the Assemblymember for District 54 and before then the President of the nonprofit Crystal Stairs. I graduated from University of California Riverside. I am a single parent to a soon-to-be high school graduate and unapologetic advocate for marginalized communities and the working class.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $920,579

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

California Faculty Association
California Federation of Teachers
California Teachers Association
SEIU California
United Domestic Workers of America

More information about contributions

By State:

California 82.80%
District of Columbia 2.85%
Texas 1.56%
New York 1.54%
Other 11.25%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.85%)
Small contributions (0.15%)

By Type:

From organizations (83.92%)
From individuals (16.08%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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— April 26, 2018 Holly J Mitchell for State Senate 2018

Senator Holly J. Mitchell proudly serves nearly one million residents in California's 30th District. Learn more about her advocacy and leadership in helping to create a thriving California and visit to support her 2018 re-election campaign.

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