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Brian Maienschein
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California State Assembly District 77
Incumbent
In office
December 3, 2012-present
Term ends
December 4, 2016
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$90,526/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits12 years
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of California-Santa Barbara
J.D.California Western School of Law
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Brian Maienschein is a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing District 77. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Maienshein earned his B.S. from University of California-Santa Barbara and his J.D. from California Western School of Law.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Maienschein served on the following committees:

California Committee Assignments, 2015
Health, Vice chair
Human Services
Judiciary
Local Government, Chair

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Maienschein served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Maienschein's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

One of my top priorities in the Assembly has been to get Californians back to work. State government can make a difference by removing regulatory hurdles that have stifled economic growth and driven California companies to other states, and by encouraging the development of more clean jobs in the hi tech and bio medical fields.[3]

Debates

2012

  • In March, Republican candidates Steiner and Maienshien participated in a "Four Question Forum" for 760 KFMB. Audio of the forum can be found here.

Elections

2014

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly 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. Incumbent Brian Maienschein (R) and Ruben "RJ" Hernandez (D) were unopposed in the blanket primary. Maienschein defeated Hernandez in the general election.[4][5][6]

California State Assembly, District 77, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Maienschein Incumbent 65.8% 82,987
     Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 34.2% 43,038
Total Votes 126,025

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Maienschein won election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 77. He advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, defeating Dustin Steiner (R) and Greg Laskaris (I). Maienschein defeated Ruben Hernandez (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7][8]

California State Assembly, District 77, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Maienschein 60.1% 114,314
     Democratic Ruben "RJ" Hernandez 39.9% 75,824
Total Votes 190,138
California State Assembly, District 77 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuben Hernandez 24.2% 23,075
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Maienschein 47.3% 45,071
     Republican Dustin Steiner 15.1% 14,406
     Independent Greg Laskaris 13.3% 12,639
Total Votes 95,191

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Maienschein is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Maienschein raised a total of $390,968 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 14, 2013.[9]

Brian Maienschein's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 California State Assembly, District 77 Won $390,968
Grand Total Raised $390,968

2012

Maienschein won election to the California State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Maienschein raised a total of $390,968.
California State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Maienschein's campaign in 2012
California Association of Realtors$15,600
California Chamber of Commerce$8,800
Chevron Corp.$7,800
Pala Band of Mission Indians$7,800
California Dental Association$7,800
Total Raised in 2012$390,968
Source: Follow the Money

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Maienschein's endorsements included the following:[10]

  • Mayor Kevin Faulconer
  • CDF Firefighters
  • California School Employees Association
  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California
  • Col. Bob Dingeman
  • Cheryl and Mike Shaw
  • Gloria Tran
  • Leigh and Gordon Boerner
  • Marjorie and Steve Cushman
  • Scott Brown
  • Christine and Gavin Millay
  • Marc Sorensen
  • Shana Smith
  • Jan and Ed Kane
  • Nancy and Lou Manso
  • Brad Fields
  • Kathy Randall
  • Dr. Bryon Solberg, M.D.
  • Lisa Black and Ken Klein

2012

In 2012, Maienschein's endorsements included the following:[11]

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the California State Legislature was in session from January 6 to August 30.[12]

Legislators are scored on their votes on "bills related to due process, privacy rights, equal protection, and criminal justice."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills "to limit the undue influence of Big Money in politics in California."
Candidates for office were scored on their responses to a survey "on whether they support legislation for more disclosure on political ads and public financing of campaigns."

2013

In 2013, the California State Legislature was in session from December 3, 2012 to September 13, 2013.[13]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported by ACS.
Legislators are scored on their votes on environmental issues.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills and letters signed supported by CHS.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills lobbied for and against by CLF.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported or opposed by CPC.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills related to "family values."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that "affect the lives of California seniors and their families."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills related to "consumer rights."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported by EQ CA.
Legislators are scored on their votes on "taxpayer-related issues."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported or opposed by PP.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills selected by SC California as most important to the state's environmental quality.

2012

In 2012, the California State Legislature was in session from January 4 to August 31.[14]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported by ACS.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills "to limit the undue influence of Big Money in politics in California."
Legislators are scored on their votes on environmental issues.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills and letters signed supported by CHS.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills lobbied for and against by CLF.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills protect water or promote safe and affordable water.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that "affect the lives of California seniors and their families."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills related to "consumer rights."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported by EQ CA.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills supported or opposed by PP.
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills selected by SC California as most important to the state's environmental quality.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Jones (R)
California Assembly District 77
2012-present
Succeeded by
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