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|California State Senate, District 26|
|December 1, 2014 - Present|
|December 2, 2018|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Term limits||12 years|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Allen served on the following committees:
|California Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Budget and Fiscal Review|
|• Elections and Constitutional Amendments, Chair|
|• Natural Resources and Water|
|• Transportation and Housing|
|• Veterans Affairs|
Allen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "As a State Senator, Ben will focus on:
- Creating jobs and opportunities for all residents;
- Developing a long-term plan to get the state budget in line;
- Challenging the culture of corruption in Sacramento and protecting taxpayers;
- Fixing our troubled schools;
- Making higher education more affordable; and
- Most importantly, making sure that all of our communities, every zip code, every ethnic group, women and men are represented in our State Capitol."
- See also: California State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of California State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Ben Allen (D) and Sandra Fluke (D) defeated Barbi S. Appelquist (D), Betsy Butler (D), Amy Howorth (D), Vito Imbasciani (D), Patric M. Verrone (D) and Seth Stodder (I) in the blanket primary. Allen defeated Fluke in the general election.
|California State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2014|
In 2014, Allen's endorsements included the following:
- José Serrano, Member of Congress
- Fran Pavley, State Senator
- Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor
- Tom Hayden , State Senator (former)
- Alan Sieroty, State Senator (former)
- Richard Katz , Assemblymember (former)
- Terry B. Friedman , Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge (retired); Assemblymember (former)
- Ed Edelman, LA City Councilmember (former); LA County Supervisor (former)
- Pam O'Connor , Mayor, Santa Monica
- John Heilman, Mayor Pro Tempore, West Hollywood
- Gleam Davis , Member, Santa Monica City Council
- Ted Winterer , Member, Santa Monica City Council
- Kevin McKeown , Member, Santa Monica Council
- Skylar Peak , Member, Malibu City Council
- Richard Riordan, Mayor, Los Angeles (former)
- Denny Zane, Mayor, Santa Monica (former)
- Mike Feinstein , Mayor, Santa Monica (former)
- Nathaniel Trives, Mayor, City of Santa Monica (former); President, Rotary Club of Santa Monica
- Steve Webb , Mayor, Beverly Hills (former)
- Todd Flora , Chair, Santa Monica Rent Control Board
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- benallenforsenate.com "Priorities," accessed May 2, 2014
- California Secretary of State, "Official 2014 Primary election candidate list," accessed March 27, 2014
- California Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed July 15, 2014
- California Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 14, 2014
- benallenforsenate.com "Endorsements," accessed May 2, 2014
Holly Mitchell (D)
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