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Damon Connolly


Assembly Democrat

District 12, San Rafael

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


County Supervisor

This legislator leads on...

Environment Issues

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Damon Connolly has taken at least $438,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 24% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 5240
P.O. Box 942849-0012; (916) 319-2012

District office(s)

3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 412, San Rafael, CA 94903; (415) 479-4920

11 English Street, Petaluma, CA 94952; (707) 576-2631

50 D Street, Suite 301, Santa Rosa, CA 95404; (707) 576-2631

Biographical information

Birth Place

Hayward, CA




San Rafael, CA




June 19, 1963

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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 Damon Connolly has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$438,124 $438k 24%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$227,948 $227k 13%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$82,190 $82k 5%
Candidate Contributions
$63,300 $63k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$56,893 $56k 3%
Ideology/Single Issue
$37,975 $37k 2%
$34,718 $34k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$25,857 $25k 1%
$25,462 $25k 1%
$23,690 $23k 1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$22,925 $22k 1%
General Business
$14,116 $14k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$6,756 $6k <1%
$2,370 $2k <1%
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

Being on a policy committee means the legislator works on these issues by considering bills relevant to the policy topic. The committee “chair” , chosen by the chamber leader, oversees the discussions of these bills. Members also serve on additional special, select, joint and sub committees, which can be found here.

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Bills involving agricultural commissions, agricultural commodities, Department of Food and Agriculture, expositions and fairs, farmers markets, food access, food labeling, labeling of agricultural commodities, livestock and poultry, marketing orders and agreements, milk and milk products, pest management, veterinarians: agricultural issues.
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides
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Bills involving family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code.
Utilities and Energy
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Bills involving the California Energy Commission; California Independent System Operator; California Public Utilities Commission; Electric generation; Electric grid; Energy providers; utility rates; water utilities.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Gifts reported in 2022

Assembly District 12 demographics

Assembly District 12 map

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

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Voter registration

No party

Census data on race/ethnicity, household income, age, poverty rate, and education level will be provided when available.

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Most recent election

2022 General

Damon Connolly


Sara Aminzadeh


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Newsom to sign corporate climate accountability bills

By Sameea Kamal, September 18, 2023

California gets reparations recommendations, as some bemoan Supreme Court's ruling and Newsom’s absence

By Wendy Fry, Rya Jetha, and Alexei Koseff, June 29, 2023

Tobacco sales phaseout withers in California without support from anti-tobacco advocates

By Alexei Koseff, April 13, 2023

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