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Betsy Butler


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-2010 Democratic AD-53 73344 Win
11-06-2012 Democratic AD-50 91740 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: June 14, 1963 in Sacramento, CA

1980s: Intern, Assemblymember Lucy Killea
1980s: Intern, U.S. Senator Alan Cranston
1980s or 1990s: Field Representative, Lieutenant Governor Leo McCarthy
2009-2010: Member, California Film Commission
2012: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
2014: Primary Candidate for SD-26 (Lost; 16.7%)
2013-Present: Executive Director, California Women’s Law Center
2015-2021: Member, California Commission on Aging

  • An incumbent who lost to a member of their own party (in 2012).

Source: "Betsy Butler", Torrance Daily Breeze. Thursday, May 27, 2010.
Source: California Legislature Handbook (2011-12)