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Gail Pellerin


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-2022 Democratic AD-28 121119 Win
11-05-2024 Democratic AD-28 0

Candidate Biography:

Married: Tom (d. 2018)
Children: Jacob and Emily
University: CalPoly San Luis Obispo (BS; Journalism, 1984)

1985-1992: Staff, Assembly Speaker's Office of Majority Services
1993-2004: Elections Manager, Santa Cruz County Clerk's Office
2004-2020: County Clerk, Santa Cruz County
2010-2012: President, California Association of Clerks and Election Officials 


  • ELECTIONS LAW: In 2023 (her first year in the State Assembly), Pellerin authored seven bills related to elections and voting. Six of these bills (AB292, AB398, AB545, AB626, AB773, and AB969) were chaptered into law.
  • LEGISLATION: Author of AB1850 (2024) which would establish the banana slug (Ariolimax) as the Official State Slug.