Kevin Mullin (California)

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Kevin Mullin
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California State Assembly District 22
Incumbent
In office
December 3, 2012-present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$90,526/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits12 years
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of San Francisco
Master'sSan Francisco State University, Harvard
Personal
ProfessionVideographer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Kevin Mullin is a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. He is the son of former Assembly member Gene Mullin, who served from 2002 to 2008.[1]

Biography

Mullin earned his B.A. in Communication from University of San Francisco, his M.P.A. in Public Administration from San Francisco State University and his Executive Leadership Certificate from Harvard.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Business, Professions and Consumer Protection
Local Government
Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security
Revenue and Taxation

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Mullin's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Promote job creation and the innovation economy

  • Excerpt: "Assembly District 22 runs from Genentech in the north to Oracle in the south. With this biotech/high-tech corridor, San Mateo County is the epicenter of the innovation economy that drives California. We must have a tax code and regulatory framework that nurtures the growth of these industries which create high-wage, high-skill jobs."

Enhance education and workforce development systems

  • Excerpt: "Our Pre-14 public education system and CSU and UC systems must be funded adequately to give all of our children the chance to succeed in the new economy."

Encourage environmentally sustainable regional planning

  • Excerpt: "I will work in the Legislature to further incentivize in-fill developments across the state, and ensure that transportation resources properly reward smart land-use decisions on the local level."

Balance the state budget in a fiscally-responsible manner

  • Excerpt: "With the State experiencing chronic deficits, including recent projections of a $16 billion deficit, I support the Governor’s plan on the November ballot to draw more revenues into the budget."

Work in a bi-partisan way to reform state governance

  • Excerpt: "I hope to reach out across the party aisle to establish bi-partisan working relationships, starting with new lawmakers, to restore some consensus building and the policy-making functions of the Legislature."

Elections

2014

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Kevin Mullin (D) and Mark Gilham (R) defeated Jonathan Emmanuel Madison (R) in the blanket primary. Mullin will face Gilham in the general election.[4][5]

California State Assembly, District 22 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Mullin Incumbent 71% 42,575
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Gilham 15.1% 9,053
     Republican Jonathan Emmanuel Madison 13.8% 8,297
Total Votes 59,925

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Mullin won election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 22. He and Mark Gilham (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, unopposed. He was subsequently elected in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

California State Assembly, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Mullin 71.4% 126,519
     Republican Mark Gilham 28.6% 50,684
Total Votes 177,203

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mullin is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Mullin raised a total of $508,164 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[8]

Kevin Mullin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 California State Assembly, District 22 Won $508,164
Grand Total Raised $508,164

2012

Mullin won election to the California State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Mullin raised a total of $508,164.
California State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Mullin's campaign in 2012
California Association of Realtors$15,600
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 447$15,600
Plumbers & Steamfitters & Refrigeration Fitters Local 393$15,600
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 246$15,600
California Teachers Association$11,400
Total Raised in 2012$508,164
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2013

In 2013, the California State Legislature was in session from December 3, 2012 to September 13, 2013.[9]

2012

In 2012, the California State Legislature was in session from January 4 to August 31.[10]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Mullin's endorsements include the following:[11]

  • Jackie Speier
  • Anna Eshoo
  • Jerry Hill
  • Mark Leno
  • Rich Gordon
  • Phil Ting
  • State Assembly member Gene Mullin (retired)
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum
  • San Mateo County Supervisor Adrienne Tissier
  • California Democratic Party
  • Sierra Club California
  • California Labor Federation's COPE
  • California Teachers Association
  • California Teamsters Public Affairs Council
  • CA School Employees Association (CSEA)
  • United Farm Workers
  • Professional Engineers in CA Government(PECG)

2012

In 2012, Mullin's endorsements included the following:[12]

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Preceded by
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California State Assembly District 22
2012–present
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