Glass House: California Legislator Tracker
District 38, Encinitas
Time in office
Mayor of Encinitas
Senator Catherine Blakespear has taken at least $2.7 million from the Party sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 86% of her total campaign contributions.
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1021 O Street, Suite 7340, Sacramento, CA 95814-4900; (916) 651-4038
169 Saxony Rd., Suite 209, Encinitas, CA 92024; (760) 642-0809
24031 El Toro Rd., Suite 201A, Laguna Hills, CA 92653; (949) 598-5850
Cardiff, Encinitas, CA
February 29, 1976
How this legislator voted in 2021-2022
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Campaign contributions received by sector
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This is how much money Catherine Blakespear has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.
|$2,710,100 $2.7 M||86%|
|Note: The above percentages might not add up to exactly 100% because we are not displaying any contributions that have not yet been classified.|
Committees this legislator serves on
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Senate District 38 demographics
Safe Democratic district
Next election: 2026
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Most recent election
CalMatters coverage about this legislator
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By Alexei Koseff, May 25, 2023
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By Lynn La, May 25, 2023
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Brian Jones (currently in office)
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