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Kristin Olsen

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Kristin Olsen
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California State Assembly District 12
Incumbent
In office
December 6, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$95,291/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (6 years)
Prior offices
City of Modesto Council
2005-2010
Education
Bachelor'sWestmount College
Personal
ProfessionCommunications VP
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kristin Olsen is a Republican member of the California State Assembly, representing District 12. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010. She currently serves as Minority Whip. She was formerly a council member for the City of Modesto from 2005 to 2010.

Biography

Olsen earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from Westmount College in 1996. Her professional experience includes working as a former press secretary/legislative aide for Senator Tim Leslie of the California State Senate and as an advocate for the California Restaurant Association. Olsen is currently the assistant vice president of communications and public affairs for California State University Stanislaus.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability and Administrative Review
Agriculture, Vice-chair
Education, Vice-chair
Higher Education
Insurance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olsen served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Kristin Olsen (R) will face Harinder Grewal (D) in the blanket primary.[1]

2012

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012

Olsen won re-election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 12. She was displaced from her current district by redistricting. She and Christopher Mateo (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 5, 2012, unopposed. He was subsequently elected in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

California State Assembly, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKristin Olsen Incumbent 60.6% 89,821
     Democratic Christopher Mateo 39.4% 58,517
Total Votes 148,338

2010

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010

Olsen defeated Janice Keating, Teri Murrison, Bill Conrad, Kurt Vander Weide and Jesse James White in the June 8 primary. She then ran uncontested in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

California House of Representatives, District 25 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Kristin Olsen (R) 13,398
Bill Conrad (R) 9,414
Janice Keating (R) 9,279
Kurt Vander Weide (R) 7,150
Teri Murrison (R) 4,226
Jesse James White (R) 2,228


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Olsen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Olsen raised a total of $1,006,927 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[6]

Kristin Olsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 California State Assembly, District 12 Won $691,265
2010 California State Assembly, District 25 Won $315,662
Grand Total Raised $1,006,927

2012

Olsen won re-election to the California State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Olsen raised a total of $691,265.

2010

In 2010, Olsen raised $315,662 in contributions.[7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
California Dental Association $10,300
Associated Feed $7,800
Millercoors $5,400
Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association $5,400

Personal

Olsen and her husband, Rod, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fiona Ma (D)
California State Assembly District 12
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Tom Berryhill (R)
California Assembly District 25
2010-2012
Succeeded by
Bob Wieckowski (D)