Glass House: California Legislator Tracker
District 17, Santa Cruz
Time in office
Natural Resources Secretary
Senator John Laird has taken at least $55,300 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 27% of his total campaign contributions.
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1021 O Street, Suite 8720, Sacramento, CA 95814-4900; (916) 651-4017
1026 Palm Street, Suite 201, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401; (805) 549-3784
99 Pacific Street, Suite 575F, Monterey, CA 93940; (831) 657-6315
701 Ocean Street, Suite 318A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060; (831) 425-0401
Santa Cruz, CA
March 29, 1950
How this legislator voted in 2021-2022
Campaign contributions received by sector
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This is how much money John Laird has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.
|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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Sponsored travel in 2022
Gifts reported in 2022
Senate District 17 demographics
Safe Democratic district
Next election: 2024
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Most recent election
CalMatters coverage about this legislator
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By Julie Cart, May 24, 2023
Is California's organic waste recycling a failure?
By Lynn La, May 24, 2023
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By Lynn La, April 13, 2023
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