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}}{{tnr}}'''Cathleen Galgiani''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[California State Senate]], representing District 5 since 2012.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Cathleen Galgiani''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[California State Senate]], representing District 5. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.  
  
 
Galgiani was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[California State Assembly]], representing District 17 from 2006 to 2012.
 
Galgiani was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[California State Assembly]], representing District 17 from 2006 to 2012.
  
Galgiani previously worked as Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Barbara Matthews, physical therapy aide at Dameron Hospital, and physical therapy aide at San Joaquin General Hospital.
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==Biography==
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Galgiani's previous professional experience includes working as Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Barbara Matthews, a physical therapy aide at Dameron Hospital, and a physical therapy aide at San Joaquin General Hospital.
  
 
She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Child Abuse Prevention Council Auxiliary of San Joaquin County, advisory member of the Crime Victims United of California, and member of the High-Speed Rail Committee of Merced.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57629 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Galgiani]</ref>  
 
She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Child Abuse Prevention Council Auxiliary of San Joaquin County, advisory member of the Crime Victims United of California, and member of the High-Speed Rail Committee of Merced.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57629 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Galgiani]</ref>  
 
==Issues==
 
===Legislative scorecard===
 
 
[[Capitol Weekly]], California's major weekly periodical covering the [[California State Legislature|state legislature]], publishes an annual legislative scorecard to pin down the political or ideological leanings of every member of the legislature based on how they voted on an assortment of bills in the most recent legislative session.  The 2009 scores were based on votes on 19 bills, but did not include how legislators voted on the [[California Proposition 1A, Temporary Tax Increase (May 2009)|Proposition 1A (2009)]].  On the scorecard, "100" is a perfect liberal score and "0" is a perfect conservative score. <ref name=scorecard>[http://capitolweekly.net/article.php?_c=yhq30izrcjpifl&xid=yhnf7ylhyptpvq&done=.yhq30izrck7ifl ''Capitol Weekly'', "Capitol Weekly's Legislative Scorecard", December 17, 2009]</ref>,<ref>[http://foxandhoundsdaily.com/blog/jon-fleischman/6105-random-thoughts-political-scene ''Fox and Hounds Daily'', "Random Thoughts on the Political Scene", December 18, 2009]</ref>
 
 
On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Galgiani ranked as a '''54'''.<ref>[http://capitolweekly.net/fs/global:file/article/jq2q6aq0qasen6_files/file/id/yhpv1hrwt99tc2?_c=yhq30izrcjpifl ''Capitol Weekly", Downloadable 2009 Capitol Weekly State Legislative Scorecard]</ref>
 
 
===Sponsored legislation===
 
Galgiani's sponsored legislation includes:
 
*AB 367 - Medi-Cal: HIV drug treatment: developmental
 
*AB 896 - Health care programs: provider reimbursement
 
*AB 1249 - Inedible kitchen grease transporters
 
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html House site].
 
  
 
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===
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Galgiani's sponsored legislation includes:
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*AB 367 - Medi-Cal: HIV drug treatment: developmental
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*AB 896 - Health care programs: provider reimbursement
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*AB 1249 - Inedible kitchen grease transporters
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For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html House site].
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===Legislative scorecard===
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[[Capitol Weekly]], California's major weekly periodical covering the [[California State Legislature|state legislature]], publishes an annual legislative scorecard to pin down the political or ideological leanings of every member of the legislature based on how they voted on an assortment of bills in the most recent legislative session.  The 2009 scores were based on votes on 19 bills, but did not include how legislators voted on the [[California Proposition 1A, Temporary Tax Increase (May 2009)|Proposition 1A (2009)]].  On the scorecard, "100" is a perfect liberal score and "0" is a perfect conservative score. <ref name=scorecard>[http://capitolweekly.net/article.php?_c=yhq30izrcjpifl&xid=yhnf7ylhyptpvq&done=.yhq30izrck7ifl ''Capitol Weekly'', "Capitol Weekly's Legislative Scorecard", December 17, 2009]</ref>,<ref>[http://foxandhoundsdaily.com/blog/jon-fleischman/6105-random-thoughts-political-scene ''Fox and Hounds Daily'', "Random Thoughts on the Political Scene", December 18, 2009]</ref>
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On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Galgiani ranked as a '''54'''.<ref>[http://capitolweekly.net/fs/global:file/article/jq2q6aq0qasen6_files/file/id/yhpv1hrwt99tc2?_c=yhq30izrcjpifl ''Capitol Weekly", Downloadable 2009 Capitol Weekly State Legislative Scorecard]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[California State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
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===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[California State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
In 2008 Galgiani was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 17. Galgiani (D) finished with 77,525 votes while her opponent Jack Mobley (R) finished with 39,480 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=CA&y=2008 California State Assembly election results]</ref> Galgiani raised $1,023,172 for her campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 Campaign funds]</ref>
 
In 2008 Galgiani was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 17. Galgiani (D) finished with 77,525 votes while her opponent Jack Mobley (R) finished with 39,480 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=CA&y=2008 California State Assembly election results]</ref> Galgiani raised $1,023,172 for her campaign fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 Campaign funds]</ref>
  
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In 2010, Galgiani raised $1,005,145 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
 
In 2010, Galgiani raised $1,005,145 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
  
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===2008===
 
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Below are Galgiani's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
Below are Galgiani's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.cathleengalgiani.com/ Cathleen Galgiani's personal website]
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* [http://www.cathleengalgiani.com/ Cathleen Galgiani's personal website]
* [http://democrats.assembly.ca.gov/members/a17/ Official state assembly website of Cathleen Galgiani]
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* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57629 Legislative profile of Cathleen Galgiani on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57629 Legislative profile of Cathleen Galgiani on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57629 Biographical profile of Cathleen Galgiani on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57629 Biographical profile of Cathleen Galgiani on Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122143 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80315 2006]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122143 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96264 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80315 2006]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:36, 13 May 2013

Cathleen Galgiani
Cathleen Galgiani.jpg
California State Senate District 5
Incumbent
In office
December 3, 2012-present
Term ends
December 5, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$95,291/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
California State Assembly District 17
2006-2012
Personal
ProfessionLegislator
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Cathleen Galgiani is a Democratic member of the California State Senate, representing District 5. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Galgiani was a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 17 from 2006 to 2012.

Biography

Galgiani's previous professional experience includes working as Chief of Staff to Assemblywoman Barbara Matthews, a physical therapy aide at Dameron Hospital, and a physical therapy aide at San Joaquin General Hospital.

She is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Child Abuse Prevention Council Auxiliary of San Joaquin County, advisory member of the Crime Victims United of California, and member of the High-Speed Rail Committee of Merced.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Chair
Business, Professions, and Economic Development
Governmental Organization
Transportation and Housing
Fairs, Allocation, and Classification
Legislative Audit

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Galgiani served on these committees:

Issues

Galgiani's sponsored legislation includes:

  • AB 367 - Medi-Cal: HIV drug treatment: developmental
  • AB 896 - Health care programs: provider reimbursement
  • AB 1249 - Inedible kitchen grease transporters

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Legislative scorecard

Capitol Weekly, California's major weekly periodical covering the state legislature, publishes an annual legislative scorecard to pin down the political or ideological leanings of every member of the legislature based on how they voted on an assortment of bills in the most recent legislative session. The 2009 scores were based on votes on 19 bills, but did not include how legislators voted on the Proposition 1A (2009). On the scorecard, "100" is a perfect liberal score and "0" is a perfect conservative score. [2],[3]

On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Galgiani ranked as a 54.[4]

Elections

2014

See also: State executive official elections, 2014

Galgiani filed a "Statement of Intention" to run for Secretary of State of California in the 2014 elections. Current officeholder Debra Bowen cannot seek re-election in 2014 due to term limits.[5]

2012

See also: California State Senate elections, 2012

Galgiani ran in the 2012 election for California State Senate District 5. She and Bill Berryhill (R) advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary, defeating Leroy Ornellas (R). She defeated Bill Berryhill (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [6][7]


California State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCathleen Galgiani 50.5% 142,425
     Republican Bill Berryhill 49.5% 139,502
Total Votes 281,927


California State Senate, District 5 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCathleen Galgiani 40.7% 52,148
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Berryhill 35.8% 45,819
     Republican Leroy Ornellas 23.5% 30,109
Total Votes 128,076

2010

See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010

Galgiani won re-election to the 17th District Seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the June 8 primary. She advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary, defeating Republican Jack Mobley in the November 2 general election.[8]

California State Assembly, District 17 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cathleen Galgiani (D) 52,219
Jack Mobley (R) 37,293

2008

In 2008 Galgiani was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 17. Galgiani (D) finished with 77,525 votes while her opponent Jack Mobley (R) finished with 39,480 votes.[9] Galgiani raised $1,023,172 for her campaign fund.[10]

California State Assembly District 17
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cathleen Galgiani (D) 77,525
Jack Mobley (R) 39,480

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Galgiani raised $1,005,145 in contributions. [11]

Her three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
California Democratic Party $25,780
Operating Engineers Local 3 $15,600
California Association Of Realtors $15,600

2008

Below are Galgiani's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[12]

Contributor 2008 total
California Democratic Party $23,942
CA Assoc of Realtors $14,400
California State Council of Service Employees $14,400
Northern CA Carpenters Regional Council $14,400
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters $14,400

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lois Wolk (D)
California State Senate District 5
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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California State Assembly District 17
2006-2012
Succeeded by
Tom Ammiano (D)