Glass House: California Legislator Tracker


Gail Pellerin


Assembly Democrat

District 28, Santa Cruz

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


Retired County Clerk

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Gail Pellerin has taken at least $134,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 22% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 6310
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0028; (916) 319-2028

District office(s)

701 Ocean Street, Room 318B, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (831) 425-1503

17555 Peak Avenue, Suite 100, Morgan Hill, CA 95037; (831) 256-1272

Biographical information

Birth Place

Torrance, CA




Santa Cruz, CA




June 24, 1962

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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 Gail Pellerin has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$134,950 $134k 22%
Candidate Contributions
$53,350 $53k 9%
Ideology/Single Issue
$47,050 $47k 8%
$20,950 $20k 3%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$20,550 $20k 3%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$19,240 $19k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$11,539 $11k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$10,987 $10k 2%
General Business
$8,250 $8k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$6,000 $6k <1%
$4,000 $4k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$750 $750 <1%
$725 $725 <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

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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
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Bills involving elections, campaign finance, the California Political Reform Act and redistricting.
Natural Resources
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Bills involving air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.
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Responsible for matters relating to the business of the Legislature; assigning bills to committees.
Water, Parks, and Wildlife
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Bills involving water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Sponsored travel in 2022

Gifts reported in 2022

Assembly District 28 demographics

Assembly District 28 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

Gail Pellerin


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CalMatters coverage about this legislator

New blood, Big Oil: California Legislature starts special session

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, December 6, 2022

How California could count every vote faster

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, November 17, 2022

Succession: How California lawmakers play the election game

By Ben Christopher, May 12, 2022

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