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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Legislative voting records for California House and Senate


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    from CA legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • ACLU (3)
  • Adam Gray (25) Democrat U.S. Rep California-13
  • Alex Padilla (9) Democratic Appointee California
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (5) California Former Republican Governor (2003-2010)
  • Brian Dahle (25) California Republican candidate for Governor
  • Christy Smith (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California-25
  • Connie Conway (17) Republican U.S. Rep California-22
  • David Hadley (8) California Republican candidate for Governor
  • David Valadao (1) Republican U.S. Rep California-21
  • Donald Trump (1) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Gavin Newsom (5) California Democratic Challenger
  • Gray Davis (1) California Former Democratic
  • Jay Obernolte (11) Republican U.S. Rep California-8
  • Jerome Horton (4) Democratic Challenger California
  • Jerry Brown (26) California Democratic Governor
  • Jimmy Gomez (17) Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
  • Kamala Harris (5) California Democratic nominee for Vice President; California Senator
  • Kevin de Leon (24) Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator California
  • Kevin Kiley (3) Republican U.S. Rep California-3
  • Kevin Mullin (27) Democrat U.S. Rep California-15
  • Lou Correa (6) Democrat U.S. Rep California-46
  • Mark DeSaulnier (16) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-11
  • Mimi Walters (19) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California-45
  • Norma Torres (17) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-35
  • Rob Bonta (26) California State Attorney General nominee
  • Rocky Chavez (22) Republican Senate candidate California
  • Steve Knight (15) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California-25
  • Sydney Kamlager (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California-37
  • Ted Lieu (17) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California-33
  • Tom Steyer (13) Possible Democratic candidate for President from California
  • Travis Allen (19) California Republican candidate for California Governor
  • Young Kim (8) Republican U.S. Rep California-39
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    California state legislative voting records, including these candidates: CA-R Connie Conway U.S. House of Representative (CA-22) June-December 2022 Member of the California Assembly, 34th district (20082012), 26th district (20122014)

  • CA-D Christy Smith
    Member of the California State Assembly, 38th district, 2018-2020
  • AB732: ACLU, "Reproductive Justice & Gender Equity," Aug. 2020
  • AB1297: California Rifle & Pistol Association, "2020 Brings New California Gun Laws-What You Need To Know," 1/2/2020

  • CA-R Kevin Kiley
    U.S. House of Representatives since 2023
    Member of the California State Assembly, 6th district, 2016 - 2022

  • CA-D Adam Gray
    U.S. House of Representatives since 2023
    Member of the California State Assembly, 21st district, 2012 - 2022

  • CA-D Sydney Kamlager
    U.S. House of Representatives, CD-37, since 2023
    Member of the California Senate, 30th district, 2021-2022
    Member of the California State Assembly, 54th district, 2018 - 2021

  • CA-D Kevin Mullin
    U.S. House of Representatives, CD-15, since 2023
    Speaker pro tempore of the California State Assembly, 2014 - 2022
    Member of the California State Assembly, 22nd district 2012-2022

  • CA-R Brian Dahle, candidate for governor 2022
    California Senate, 1st district, 2019 -
    Minority Leader, California Assembly, 2017--2018
    California State Assembly, 1st district, 2012--2019

  • D-CA Rob Bonta - state attorney-general, 2021
    State assembly, 18th district, 2012-2021
    Alameda City Council, 2010-2012

  • CA-D   Alex Padilla   U.S. Senate nominee 2021
    Secretary of State of California, 2015-2020

  • CA-R   David Valadao   Elected to U.S. House 2020 district CA-21
    Member of the California State Assembly, 30th district, 2011-2012

  • CA-D   Jerome Horton   Candidate for U.S. Senate 2022
    Member of the California State Assembly, 51st district, 2001-2006

  • CA-D - Christy Smith - 2020 nominee for CA-25 special election May 2020
    Member of the California State Assembly, 38th district, since Dec. 2018

  • CA-R - Jay Obernolte -   Elected to U.S. House 2020 district CA-8
    Member of the State Assembly, 33rd district, since 2014

  • CA-D Kamala Harris Democratic Senator from California; presidential contender 2019
    32nd Attorney General of California, Jan.3, 2011-Jan.3, 2017
    27th District Attorney of San Francisco, Jan.8, 2004-Jan.3, 2011

  • CA-R Young Kim -   Elected to U.S. House 2020 district CA-39
    Candidate for US House CA-39 in 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly, 65th district, 2014-2016

  • CA-D Lou Correa - Elected 2016 to U.S. House
    Member of the California State Senate, District 34, 2006-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly, District 69, 1999-2004

  • CA-R Rocky Chavez - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 76th district; 2012-2018

  • CA-D Mark DeSaulnier - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 7th district In office 20082015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 11th district In office 20062008

  • CA-R Steve Knight - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 21st district In office 2012-2015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 36th district In office 2008-2012

  • CA-D Norma Torres - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 32nd district In office 2013-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 52nd district 2012-2013
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 61st district 2008-2012

  • CA-R Mimi Walters - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 37th district 2008-2015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 73rd district 2004-2008

  • CA-D Ted Lieu - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 28th district 2011-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 53rd district 2005-2010

  • CA-D Delaine Eastin - State Superintendent of Schools; candidate for Governor 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly 1986-1994

  • CA-R Travis Allen - Republican Candidate for Governor, 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly 72nd district since 2013

  • CA-R David Hadley - Republican Candidate for Governor, 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly (66th district), 2014-2016

  • CA-D Kevin de Leon - 2018 Democratic candidate for California U.S. Senator
    California State Assembly (2006-2010)
    California Senate (2010 - )
    President pro tempore of the California Senate (2014 - )

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Kevin Mullin: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Adam Gray: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Sydney Kamlager: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Adam Gray: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Kevin Mullin: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Sydney Kamlager: Repeal law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    Gavin Newsom: Repeal law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    Adam Gray: Repeal law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    Kevin Mullin: Repeal law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    Kevin Kiley: Keep law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    Brian Dahle: Keep law requiring coroners to investigate stillbirths.
    ACLU: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Alex Padilla: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Christy Smith: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Gavin Newsom: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Jerry Brown: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Kevin de Leon: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Norma Torres: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Rob Bonta: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Rob Bonta: Provide full reproductive services in jails and prisons.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Ted Lieu: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
Budget & Economy
    Tom Steyer: Require Rainy Day budget stabilization in state constitution.
Civil Rights
    Adam Gray: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Kevin Mullin: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Adam Gray: Allow "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Alex Padilla: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Expand civil right act to cover orientation & gender.
    Brian Dahle: Don't eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
    David Hadley: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    David Valadao: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
    Jerome Horton: Expand civil right act to cover orientation & gender.
    Jerry Brown: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Jerry Brown: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Jerry Brown: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Jimmy Gomez: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Kamala Harris: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Kamala Harris: Refused to defend Prop. 8 gay marriage ban.
    Kevin de Leon: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Kevin de Leon: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Lou Correa: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
    Mimi Walters: Don't expand civil right act to cover orientation & gender.
    Norma Torres: Recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.
    Norma Torres: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Rob Bonta: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Rob Bonta: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Rocky Chavez: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
    Ted Lieu: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Travis Allen: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Young Kim: Ban "Redskins" for school or athletic team name or mascot.
Corporations
    Tom Steyer: Supported 2012 income tax increase for multistate businesses.
Crime
    Adam Gray: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Kevin Mullin: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Sydney Kamlager: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Adam Gray: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Kevin Mullin: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Kevin Kiley: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Brian Dahle: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Christy Smith: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Connie Conway: Don't eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    David Hadley: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Donald Trump: Think of the VICTIMS and keep the death penalty.
    Gavin Newsom: Moratorium on the California death penalty.
    Gavin Newsom: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Jay Obernolte: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Jay Obernolte: Keep administrative fees in criminal justice system.
    Jerry Brown: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Kamala Harris: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Kevin de Leon: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Rob Bonta: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Rob Bonta: Cut administrative fees on people in criminal justice system.
    Rocky Chavez: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Tom Steyer: More parole opportunities for convicted non-violent felons.
    Tom Steyer: Repeal the California death penalty.
    Travis Allen: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
    Young Kim: Improve criminal justice reporting; increase accountability.
Drugs
    Kevin Mullin: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Alex Padilla: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Jerry Brown: Vetoed reducing drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Jimmy Gomez: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Kevin de Leon: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Norma Torres: Food stamps for drug felons; immunity for reporting overdose.
    Norma Torres: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Rob Bonta: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Rocky Chavez: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Ted Lieu: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
Education
    Kevin Mullin: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Adam Gray: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Kevin Mullin: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Kevin Mullin: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Adam Gray: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Adam Gray: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Kevin Mullin: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    ACLU: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Alex Padilla: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Alex Padilla: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Maintain foster care past 18 if finishing high school.
    Brian Dahle: For suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on progress testing instead of achievement testing.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Connie Conway: For suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on progress testing instead of achievement testing.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Jerome Horton: Maintain foster care past 18 if finishing high school.
    Jerry Brown: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Jerry Brown: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Jerry Brown: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Jerry Brown: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Jimmy Gomez: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Kevin de Leon: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Kevin de Leon: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Kevin de Leon: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Lou Correa: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Mark DeSaulnier: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Mimi Walters: NO on replacing achievement testing with progress testing.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Mimi Walters: Don't maintain foster care past 18 if finishing high school.
    Norma Torres: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Norma Torres: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Norma Torres: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Rob Bonta: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Rob Bonta: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Rob Bonta: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Rob Bonta: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Rocky Chavez: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Rocky Chavez: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Steve Knight: For suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Ted Lieu: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Ted Lieu: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Ted Lieu: End suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on progress testing instead of achievement testing.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Travis Allen: For suspension of students for willful defiance of authority.
Energy & Oil
    Kevin Mullin: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Adam Gray: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Adam Gray: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Kevin Mullin: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Kevin Mullin: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023 .
    Adam Gray: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023 .
    Alex Padilla: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Brian Dahle: NO on Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Brian Dahle: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Brian Dahle: Against $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Jerome Horton: Cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Jerry Brown: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Jerry Brown: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Jimmy Gomez: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Jimmy Gomez: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Kevin de Leon: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Lou Correa: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Mimi Walters: Don't cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Norma Torres: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Rob Bonta: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Rob Bonta: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Ted Lieu: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Ted Lieu: Cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Tom Steyer: Cut greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on awaiting scientific study before ok to fracking.
Environment
    Adam Gray: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Kevin Mullin: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Kevin Mullin: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Adam Gray: Voted NO to new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Adam Gray: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Kevin Mullin: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Alex Padilla: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Brian Dahle: Keep pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Brian Dahle: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Brian Dahle: NO to new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO to new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Connie Conway: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    David Hadley: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Jay Obernolte: Keep pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Jerry Brown: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Jerry Brown: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Jerry Brown: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Jerry Brown: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Jimmy Gomez: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Jimmy Gomez: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Jimmy Gomez: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Kamala Harris: Civil business penalties should go to protect public health.
    Kevin de Leon: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Kevin de Leon: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Kevin de Leon: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Lou Correa: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Lou Correa: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Mark DeSaulnier: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Mimi Walters: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Norma Torres: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Norma Torres: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Rob Bonta: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Rob Bonta: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Rocky Chavez: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Steve Knight: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Ted Lieu: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Ted Lieu: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Tom Steyer: Ban single-use plastic bags.
    Tom Steyer: Regulate confinement of farm animals more humanely.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Travis Allen: Don't ban single-use plastic bags.
    Travis Allen: Eliminate pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
    Young Kim: Keep pre-1977 exemption on sale of rhino horn & ivory.
Families & Children
    Kevin Mullin: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Adam Gray: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Adam Gray: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Kevin Mullin: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Brian Dahle: Don't teach about relationship violence in sex ed class.
    Brian Dahle: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    Brian Dahle: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    David Hadley: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    David Hadley: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    David Hadley: Don't teach about relationship violence in sex ed class.
    Jay Obernolte: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    Jay Obernolte: Against requiring car seats for children under 2.
    Jay Obernolte: Don't teach about relationship violence in sex ed class.
    Jerry Brown: Enacted assisted suicide law.
    Jerry Brown: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Jerry Brown: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Kevin de Leon: Yes Means Yes: affirmative consent standard at colleges.
    Kevin de Leon: Supported assisted suicide law.
    Kevin de Leon: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Kevin de Leon: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Rob Bonta: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Rob Bonta: Supported assisted suicide law.
    Rob Bonta: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Rocky Chavez: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    Rocky Chavez: Require car seats for children under 2 years old.
    Rocky Chavez: Teach about dating and sexual violence in sex ed class.
    Travis Allen: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    Travis Allen: Against requiring car seats for children under 2.
    Travis Allen: Don't teach about relationship violence in sex ed class.
    Young Kim: Opposed assisted suicide law.
    Young Kim: Against requiring car seats for children under 2.
    Young Kim: Don't teach about relationship violence in sex ed class.
Government Reform
    Kevin Mullin: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Adam Gray: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Kevin Mullin: Voted YES on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Adam Gray: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Adam Gray: Neighborhood districting increases minority representation.
    Kevin Mullin: Neighborhood districting increases minority representation.
    ACLU: Neighborhood districting increases minority representation.
    Brian Dahle: District-based elections OK even if protected class impaired.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    David Hadley: Prohibit district-based election if protected class impaired.
    Gray Davis: 2002:Neighborhood districting for minority representation.
    Jay Obernolte: District-based elections OK even if protected class impaired.
    Jerry Brown: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Jerry Brown: District-based elections OK even if protected class impaired.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Kamala Harris: Neighborhood districting increases minority representation.
    Kevin de Leon: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Kevin de Leon: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Kevin de Leon: Prohibit district-based election if protected class impaired.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Norma Torres: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Rob Bonta: Prohibit district-based election if protected class impaired.
    Rob Bonta: Rob Bonta Voted YES on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Rob Bonta: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Rocky Chavez: District-based elections OK even if protected class impaired.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Ted Lieu: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Tom Steyer: Electoral College votes should reflect popular vote.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Young Kim: District-based elections OK even if protected class impaired.
Gun Control
    Kevin Mullin: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Adam Gray: Don't lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Kevin Mullin: Lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Kevin Kiley: Don't lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Alex Padilla: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Christy Smith: Lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Gavin Newsom: Lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Jay Obernolte: Safeguard privacy and liberty, including right to guns.
    Jay Obernolte: Don't lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Jerry Brown: Ban large-capacity kits, but veto other gun restrictions.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Kevin de Leon: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Rob Bonta: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Rob Bonta: Lift statutory cap on concealed carry license fee.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
Health Care
    Kevin Mullin: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Adam Gray: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Discount drugs to 6 million low-income Californians.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Jerry Brown: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Jimmy Gomez: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Kevin de Leon: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Norma Torres: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Rob Bonta: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on expanding eligibility for Medi-Cal.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Ted Lieu: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Tom Steyer: 2016: Increase cigarette tax by $2 per pack.
    Travis Allen: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
Homeland Security
    Kevin Mullin: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Adam Gray: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Brian Dahle: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Jerry Brown: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Rocky Chavez: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Young Kim: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
Immigration
    Kevin Mullin: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Adam Gray: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Alex Padilla: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Brian Dahle: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Connie Conway: Only English language in public schools.
    Connie Conway: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Jay Obernolte: Opposed California sanctuary state law.
    Jerry Brown: Allow driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Jerry Brown: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Kevin de Leon: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Kevin de Leon: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Lou Correa: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Mimi Walters: Only English language in public schools.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Norma Torres: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Rob Bonta: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Rocky Chavez: Only English language in public schools.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Steve Knight: Only English language in public schools.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Ted Lieu: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Tom Steyer: Allow non-English languages in public schools.
    Travis Allen: Only English language in public schools.
Jobs
    Tom Steyer: Automatic deductions ok for political usage of union dues.
Tax Reform
    Kevin de Leon: California Excellence Fund: treat state taxes as donations.
    Tom Steyer: Oppose legislative supermajority for raising fees & levies.
    Tom Steyer: Tax surcharge on personal incomes over $250,000.
Technology
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Ban motorists from holding cell phones while driving.
    David Hadley: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Jay Obernolte: No to wasteful government spending like high speed rail.
    Jerome Horton: Ban motorists from holding cell phones while driving.
    Jimmy Gomez: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Mimi Walters: Ban motorists from holding cell phones while driving.
    Rob Bonta: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Ted Lieu: Ban motorists from holding cell phones while driving.


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Legislation citations (from news media or state archives):
  • AB2223: Cal Matters, "Newsom signs abortion protections into law," by Kristen Hwang, Sept. 27. 2022, (Link)
  • AB732: ACLU, "Reproductive Justice & Gender Equity," Aug. 2020
  • AB-15: DeathWithDignity.org, "California Current Status" as of Jan. 23, 2020
  • AB1297: California Rifle & Pistol Association, "2020 Brings New California Gun Laws-What You Need To Know," 1/2/2020
  • Orange County Register on SB 227, Excellence Fund, (Kevin de Leon), 1/13/2018
  • AB-53: CSFTL (Car Seats For The Littles), "Updated Car Seat Law: California," by Liz Tan, December 16, 2016
  • AB-96: Humane Society Press Release, "California court upholds ban on state ivory and rhino horn trade," November 29, 2016
  • Attorney General press release, "Kamala Harris Introduces Legislation to Improve the Publication of Criminal Justice Data," March 21, 2016
  • AB 329: California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, "The California Healthy Youth Act," 12.31.2015
  • CA-AB420: ACLU of Northern California, "Legislative Roundup: 2014 in California Civil Liberties," Oct 20, 2014
  • EdSource.org, "California is first in the nation to ban 'Redskins' school mascot," by Jane Meredith Adams, Oct 12, 2015
  • >AB1522: San Francisco Examiner, "Paid time off for illness expanded in California," Oct. 9, 2014
  • Sacramento Business Journal, "State attorney general seeks to curb Prop. 65 abuse," by Allen Young, Sep 29, 2015
  • AB 182: American Civil Liberties Union, "Advancing the Rights of All Californians," by Becca Crame, Sep 22, 2015
  • AB 182: San Francisco Chronicle (SFGate.com), "Gov. Brown vetoes bill to expand California's Voting Rights Act," by Bob Egelko, Oct. 2, 2014
  • California SB 1174, on bilingual education, 9/28/2014
  • California AB 1873, on all-mail-in ballots, 9/26/2014
  • California SB 1275, on zero-emission vehicles, (Gomez & Correa), 9/21/2014
  • California AB 1739 & SB 1168, on regional groundwater agency, (Gomez & Correa), 8/29/2014
  • California AB 2501, on "gay panic" (Jimmy Gomez & Kamala Harris), 8/27/2014
  • AB1327: Slate.com, "Up in the Air," by Margot E. Kaminski, Sept 05, 2014
  • California AJR-1, on Citizens United, 1/30/2014
  • California AB 154, on non-surgical abortions, 10/9/2013
  • California AB 60, on driver's license for undocumented immigrants, 10/3/2013
  • California AB 484, on school achievement testing, 10/2/2013
  • California SB 359, on zero-emission vehicles, 9/28/2013
  • California SB 4, on fracking, 9/11/2013
  • California SB 374 & AB 48, on assault rifles, 9/10/2013
  • California SB 649, on possession as misdemeanor, 9/4/2013
  • California AB 1266, on school sports gender identity, 8/12/2013
  • California ABX1-1, on Medi-Cal eligibility, 6/15/2013
  • California SB 1172, on conversion therapy, 9/30/2012
  • NBC Bay Area, "Kamala Harris Vows to Abandon Prop 8," by Matt Baume, December 2, 2010
  • Ballotpedia.org on California Proposition 23, 9/27/2006
  • SB1613: Los Angeles Times, "California bans drivers from using hand-held cell phones," Sep 16, 2006
  • AB1400: Bay Area Reporter, "New protections in civil rights law," by Zak Szymanski, Jan 4, 2006
  • AB1633: California Youth Connection, "Legislative Achievements", 2/22/2005

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