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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Jean Fuller''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[California State Senate]]. She has represented the 18th District since 2010.
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}}{{TOCnestright}}'''Jean Fuller''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[California State Senate]] representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
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==Biogaphy==
 
Fuller served as Superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District from 1999-2006, Superintendent of Keppel Union School District from 1990-1999, and Assistant Superintendent from 1988-1990.
 
Fuller served as Superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District from 1999-2006, Superintendent of Keppel Union School District from 1990-1999, and Assistant Superintendent from 1988-1990.
  
 
She is a member of the Association of California School Administrators Advisory Council, California School Boards Administration, California State Allocation Board, Institute for Education Reform, Jim Burke Education Leaders Forum, Kern County Adult Literacy Council Board, and the Republican Working Group on Education.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57656 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fuller]</ref>  
 
She is a member of the Association of California School Administrators Advisory Council, California School Boards Administration, California State Allocation Board, Institute for Education Reform, Jim Burke Education Leaders Forum, Kern County Adult Literacy Council Board, and the Republican Working Group on Education.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57656 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fuller]</ref>  
 
==Issues==
 
 
===Political Courage test===
 
 
Fuller provided answers to the California State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.  When asked her legislative priorities she responded:
 
* "Balanced, on-time budget"
 
* "Educational reforms, such as more career and technical training, local control and financial flexibility."
 
* "Water infrastructure bond and distribution system"
 
* "Inclusion of cost impact considerations during the implementation of AB 32 (greenhouse gas regulations)"<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=57656 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fuller ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
 
 
===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, Fuller ranked as an '''11'''.<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===
 
 
Fuller's sponsored legislation includes:
 
*AB 253 - Career technical education: pilot program
 
*AB 306 - Elections: voter pamphlets
 
*AB 403 - Dental hygienists: examinations and licensure
 
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the [http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html House site].
 
 
Legislation that Fuller is sponsoring in the 2012 legislative session includes SCA 19 and SB 1269. These are bills that would change the way that [[ballot title]]s are written in [[California]]. She says, "SCA 19 and SB 1269 will turn over the job of writing the official ballot titles and summaries to the state's legislative analyst, an office established by the Legislature that has provided unbiased fiscal and policy advice to the Legislature for more than 70 years and is already charged with drafting a fair and balanced analysis of each and every ballot measure...This shouldn't be a partisan issue. The soundness of our electoral process is compromised when the ballot title and summary is partial or impossible to understand. While initiatives themselves are inherently political, the ballot titles and summaries should not be. The voters deserve a fair analysis of the issues."<ref>[http://www.bakersfield.com/opinion/community/x1322083245/Voters-deserve-impartial-ballot-information ''Bakersfield Californian'', "Voters deserve impartial ballot information", April 15, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation===
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Fuller's sponsored legislation includes:
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*AB 253 - Career technical education: pilot program
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*AB 306 - Elections: voter pamphlets
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*AB 403 - Dental hygienists: examinations and licensure
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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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Legislation that Fuller is sponsoring in the 2012 legislative session includes SCA 19 and SB 1269. These are bills that would change the way that [[ballot title]]s are written in [[California]]. She says, "SCA 19 and SB 1269 will turn over the job of writing the official ballot titles and summaries to the state's legislative analyst, an office established by the Legislature that has provided unbiased fiscal and policy advice to the Legislature for more than 70 years and is already charged with drafting a fair and balanced analysis of each and every ballot measure...This shouldn't be a partisan issue. The soundness of our electoral process is compromised when the ballot title and summary is partial or impossible to understand. While initiatives themselves are inherently political, the ballot titles and summaries should not be. The voters deserve a fair analysis of the issues."<ref>[http://www.bakersfield.com/opinion/community/x1322083245/Voters-deserve-impartial-ballot-information ''Bakersfield Californian'', "Voters deserve impartial ballot information", April 15, 2012]</ref>
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===Political Courage test===
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Fuller provided answers to the California State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test.  The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.  When asked her legislative priorities she responded:
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* "Balanced, on-time budget"
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* "Educational reforms, such as more career and technical training, local control and financial flexibility."
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* "Water infrastructure bond and distribution system"
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* "Inclusion of cost impact considerations during the implementation of AB 32 (greenhouse gas regulations)"<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/npat.php?can_id=57656 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Fuller ''Issue Positions'']</ref>
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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, Fuller ranked as an '''11'''.<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==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
Fuller was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.  She instead ran for the district 18 seat of the [[California State Senate]].  She defeated Democrat [[Carter N. Pope]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.sacbee.com/2010/11/01/3150547/california-senate-results.html Sacramento Bee, California State Senate election results]</ref>
 
Fuller was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010.  She instead ran for the district 18 seat of the [[California State Senate]].  She defeated Democrat [[Carter N. Pope]] in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.sacbee.com/2010/11/01/3150547/california-senate-results.html Sacramento Bee, California State Senate election results]</ref>
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
In 2008 Fuller was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 32. Fuller (R) finished with 120,628 votes while her opponent Virginia Martinez (D) finished with 53,789 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=CA&y=2008 California State Assembly election results]</ref>
 
In 2008 Fuller was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 32. Fuller (R) finished with 120,628 votes while her opponent Virginia Martinez (D) finished with 53,789 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=CA&y=2008 California State Assembly election results]</ref>
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
In 2010, Fuller raised $441,685 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CA&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
 
In 2010, Fuller raised $441,685 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CA&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
Below are Fuller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96261 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
Below are Fuller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96261 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://cssrc.us/web/18/ Senate website]
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* [http://cssrc.us/web/18/ Senate website]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57656 Legislative profile of Jean Fuller on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57656 Legislative profile of Jean Fuller on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57656 Biographical profile of Jean Fuller on Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=57656 Biographical profile of Jean Fuller on Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122506 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96261 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85590 2006]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=122506 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96261 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85590 2006]
*[http://twitter.com/#!/JeanFuller Jean Fuller on Twitter]
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* [http://twitter.com/#!/JeanFuller Jean Fuller on Twitter]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 16:07, 13 May 2013

Jean Fuller
Jean Fuller.jpg
California State Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
December 6, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 16, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$95,291/year
Per diem$141.86/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms
Prior offices
California State Assembly
2006-2010
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University, Fresno, 1972
Associate'sBakersfield College, 1970
Master'sCalifornia State University, Los Angeles, 1982
Ph.D.University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989
Personal
BirthdayApril 16, 1950
Place of birthBakersfield, CA
ReligionCongregationalist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jean Fuller is a Republican member of the California State Senate representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biogaphy

Fuller served as Superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District from 1999-2006, Superintendent of Keppel Union School District from 1990-1999, and Assistant Superintendent from 1988-1990.

She is a member of the Association of California School Administrators Advisory Council, California School Boards Administration, California State Allocation Board, Institute for Education Reform, Jim Burke Education Leaders Forum, Kern County Adult Literacy Council Board, and the Republican Working Group on Education.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

California Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Communications
Environmental Quality, Vice-chair
Natural Resources and Water
Rules, Vice-chair
Legislative Audit
Joint Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Fuller served on these committees while a member of the California State Assembly:

Issues

Fuller's sponsored legislation includes:

  • AB 253 - Career technical education: pilot program
  • AB 306 - Elections: voter pamphlets
  • AB 403 - Dental hygienists: examinations and licensure

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

Legislation that Fuller is sponsoring in the 2012 legislative session includes SCA 19 and SB 1269. These are bills that would change the way that ballot titles are written in California. She says, "SCA 19 and SB 1269 will turn over the job of writing the official ballot titles and summaries to the state's legislative analyst, an office established by the Legislature that has provided unbiased fiscal and policy advice to the Legislature for more than 70 years and is already charged with drafting a fair and balanced analysis of each and every ballot measure...This shouldn't be a partisan issue. The soundness of our electoral process is compromised when the ballot title and summary is partial or impossible to understand. While initiatives themselves are inherently political, the ballot titles and summaries should not be. The voters deserve a fair analysis of the issues."[2]

Political Courage test

Fuller provided answers to the California State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. When asked her legislative priorities she responded:

  • "Balanced, on-time budget"
  • "Educational reforms, such as more career and technical training, local control and financial flexibility."
  • "Water infrastructure bond and distribution system"
  • "Inclusion of cost impact considerations during the implementation of AB 32 (greenhouse gas regulations)"[3]

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. [4],[5]

On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Fuller ranked as an 11.[6]

Elections

2010

Fuller was eligible but did not seek re-election in 2010. She instead ran for the district 18 seat of the California State Senate. She defeated Democrat Carter N. Pope in the November 2 general election.[7]

California State Senate, District 18 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jean Fuller (R) 166,051
Carter N. Pope (D) 75,229

2008

In 2008 Fuller was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 32. Fuller (R) finished with 120,628 votes while her opponent Virginia Martinez (D) finished with 53,789 votes.[8]

California State Assembly District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jean Fuller (R) 120,628
Virginia Martinez (D) 53,789

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Fuller raised $441,685 in contributions. [9]

Her two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
California Dental Association $13,200
Tulare County Medical Society $12,800

2008

Below are Fuller's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[10]

Contributor 2008 total
Assoc of CA School Administrators $8,600
Diane Saunders Lake $7,200
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians $7,200
Philip Morris $7,200
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians $7,200

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Political offices
Preceded by
Roy Ashburn
California State Senate District 18
2010–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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California State Assembly District 32
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Shannon Grove