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Amy Howorth
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Former candidate for
California State Senate, District 26
Campaign website
Amy Howorth was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 26 of the California State Senate.


Campaign themes


Howorth's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "Establish more sustainable budgeting at the state level, so that districts will have more predictable funding and can plan for the future"
  • Excerpt: "Provide safe learning environments by partnering with local law enforcement and school police to keep our kids safe at school"
  • Excerpt: "Cut the education bureaucracy and pump more resources directly into to our local classrooms"
  • Excerpt: "Attract quality teachers and provide time and resources for meaningful professional development"
  • Excerpt: "End the one-size fits all philosophy by giving local districts more flexibility on their curriculum"



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.[2][3][4]

California State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Allen 60.3% 122,901
     Democratic Sandra Fluke 39.7% 80,781
Total Votes 203,682
California State Senate, District 26 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBen Allen 22.2% 25,987
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSandra Fluke 19.4% 22,759
     Independent Seth Stodder 17.4% 20,419
     Democratic Betsy Butler 16.5% 19,301
     Democratic Amy Howorth 15.7% 18,411
     Democratic Vito Imbasciani 4.4% 5,189
     Democratic Patric M. Verrone 2.9% 3,446
     Democratic Barbi S. Appelquist 1.4% 1,630
Total Votes 117,142



In 2014, Howorth's endorsements include the following:[5]

  • Congresswoman Janice Hahn
  • Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi
  • State Assembly Member Isadore Hall
  • State Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer
  • State Assembly Member George Nakano (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Warren Furutani (Ret.)
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe
  • Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan (Ret.)
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Tom LaBonge
  • Los Angeles City Controller Rick Tuttle (Ret.)
  • Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel
  • Redondo Beach Mayor Mike Gin (Ret.)
  • Redondo Beach City Council Member Kevin Sullivan (Ret.)
  • Torrance City Council Member & Former Torrance Unified School Board Member Heidi Ashcraft
  • Torrance Unified School Board Member Martha Deutsch
  • Torrance School Board Vice President, Past Chair of the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, & Former Torrance City Council Member Don Lee
  • Hermosa Beach City School District Board Member Greg Breen (Ret.)
  • Hermosa Beach City Council Member Carolyn Petty
  • Palos Verdes Estates former Mayor & Current City Council Member George Bird, Jr.

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