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Damon Connolly

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Assembly Democrat

District 12, San Rafael

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

County Supervisor

This legislator leads on...

Environment Issues

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Damon Connolly has taken at least $275,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 19% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5240
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0012; (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

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

San Rafael, CA

Gender

Male

Born

June 19, 1963

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

This legislator was not in the Legislature last session, so we don’t have enough data on how they vote yet. Check back next year!

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Campaign contributions received by sector

OpenSecrets and CalMatters have categorized campaign contributions to legislators based on the economic sector that the donor represents. Methodology →

This is how much money Damon Connolly has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$275,746 $275k 19%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$198,103 $198k 14%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$59,940 $59k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$58,800 $58k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$29,975 $29k 2%
Health
$27,968 $27k 2%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$27,873 $27k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$22,652 $22k 2%
Agriculture
$15,650 $15k 1%
Construction
$12,140 $12k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$6,925 $6k <1%
General Business
$5,715 $5k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$5,006 $5k <1%
Transportation
$370 $370 <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.

Agriculture
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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.
Budget
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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
Judiciary
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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

Special interest groups are organizations that advocate on behalf of shared interests, such as protecting the environment. Many interest groups rate politicians on how well their voting records agree with each group's goals. See a selection of these ratings for this legislator. Methodology →

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Assembly District 12 demographics

Assembly District 12 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
60%
47%
GOP
15%
24%
No party
20%
23%

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
D

Damon Connolly

Democratic
51.8%
D

Sara Aminzadeh

Democratic
48.2%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Gun talk in Washington, gun bills in Sacramento

By Ben Christopher, January 18, 2023

Force multipliers: How one donor network is pushing the envelope on California campaign money

By Ben Christopher, Alexei Koseff, and Jeremia Kimelman, August 4, 2022

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Other legislators

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