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Banana slug takes next step to becoming California's state slug

KSBW  |  April 16, 2024


"I'm honored today. I want to introduce the iconic Sammy, the official mascot at UC Santa Cruz, who may soon get a job promotion as a future ambassador for our state," said California State Assemblymember Gail Pellerin, who introduced the bill."

At 46%, Santa Cruz County's primary turnout is among the highest in California

Lookout  |  March 18, 2024


"Santa Cruz County also outperformed its neighboring counties, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Mateo and Monterey, a trend the region has observed in each primary and most general elections since 2012."

Democracy Leaders Introduce Solutions to Curb Emerging Digital Threats

Common Cause |  March 13, 2024


"AB 2839, from Assemblymember Gail Pellerin. Keeps misleading deepfakes out of campaign ads and independent expenditures close to Election Day, protecting candidates and elections officials."

Commitment 2024: Rematch for Assembly District 28 between Gail Pellerin and Liz Lawler

KSBW 8  |  February 27, 2024


"So far, she's introduced 40 bills, 13 of which have passed; she's authored multiple bills that address California's election system. In upcoming legislation, Pellerin is taking aim at artificial intelligence and the impact it could have on elections."

Editorial | Reelect Panetta to Congress; Laird to state Senate; Pellerin, Rivas, Addis to Assembly

Santa Cruz Sentinel  |  February 16, 2024


"Pellerin was a widely admired election supervisor in Santa Cruz County, and she continues to be a strong voice in Sacramento on voting rights and mental health support, as well as climate change."

Assemblymember Gail Pellerin leads fight to ban deep fake political ads

Morgan Hill Times  |  February 14, 2024


"As an example, Pellerin cited one recent ad that used artificial intelligence to create a voice that sounded like President Joe Biden. “We have to stay ahead of the deep fakes and bad actors that are out there trying to wreak chaos with our elections,” Pellerin said."

Reproductive Freedom for All California Releases Final Slate of Endorsements 

Reproductive Freedom for All  |  February 1, 2024


"These candidates and incumbents are prepared to continue advancing our reproductive freedoms in California. With Republicans threatening a nationwide abortion ban and the Supreme Court considering two abortion-related cases this year—the impacts of which would reverberate even into reproductive freedom states like ours—we need all hands on deck to fight for our fundamental rights."

California bills for affordable housing, reproductive rights and mental health take effect in 2024

King City Rustler  |  January 3, 2024


"California has some of the strongest voting laws in the nation and continues working to make elections more accessible for all... allows voters with a disability to complete a regular ballot outside of any polling place — known as curbside voting — and removes the requirement for a voter to declare under oath that they are unable to mark their ballot in order to receive assistance doing so."

Ahead of 2024 election, California to take aim at AI threats, disinformation

Bloomberg  |  December 15, 2023


“California lawmakers are exploring legislation to further crack down on deepfakes, including broader bans of the use of artificial intelligence..."We have the internet that is so quick and easy to spread false disinformation and misinformation. And now AI is putting this at a whole new level,” said Assemblymember Gail Pellerin (D), who chairs the state Assembly Elections Committee."

Ahead of 2024 election, California to take aim at AI threats, disinformation

KCRA3  |  November 7, 2023


“These disinformation narratives aren’t just undermining our voter's faith in our election system, they're making the lives more dangerous for elections officials," said Democratic Assemblymember Gail Pellerin, who leads the Assembly's election committee after spending decades as the chief elections official in Santa Cruz County. ”

State Assemblymember Gail Pellerin running for second term

San Jose Inside  |  November 1, 2023


“Gail Pellerin filed election paperwork for most of her adult career as the chief elections officer in Santa Cruz County, but she’s getting used to the process now from the other side of the desk. “I feel like it has been a great year,” Pellerin said in a phone interview this week. “I sent 10 bills to the governor and he signed all of them. So I’ve got a 100% batting record there.””

In first Assembly session, Pellerin picks fight with Northern California conservatives

Lookout Santa Cruz  |  October 23, 2023


“Assemblymember Gail Pellerin, a former Santa Cruz County clerk, ended thelegislative session with 10 of her bills signed into law. Of those, six focused onvoting. One bill, AB 969, takes direct aim at a controversy over a Shasta Countyplan to hand-count ballots in an upcoming special election.”

Newsom Signs Five Election-reform Bills Written by Assemblymember Pellerin

San Jose Inside  |  October 16, 2023


“Five of the bills were authored by Assemblymember Gail Pellerin, D-Santa Cruz, chair of the Assembly Elections Committee and a former Santa Cruz County clerk, the position that administers elections.Pellerin’s district includes portions of northern Santa Cruz County, sections of South San Jose and Santa Clara Counties and the cities of Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley.”

The California Legislature has the backs of the LGBTQIA+ community — here’s how

Lookout Santa Cruz  |  September 23, 2023


"Three of Santa Cruz County’s state legislators — Assemblymember Dawn Addis, Sen. John Laird and Assemblymember Gail Pellerin — proudly outline strides our state has made in assuring that the rights of LGBTQIA+ people are protected. That includes codifying same-sex marriage, offering support for students in schools and for foster students..."

Assemblymember Gail Pellerin named head of elections committee

Morgan Hill Times  |  July 5, 2023


“I’m honored to have the confidence of the speaker and continue to work to ensure that California is the gold standard for secure, accurate, transparent and accessible elections,” Pellerin said. “I look forward to continuing the work to improve the voter experience, ensure voting system integrity and enhance the accuracy of our voter rolls.”

WeToo III: Looking for a few good women

Capitol Weekly  |  June 8, 2023


"Women have never achieved parity with their male colleagues in the California Legislature. Many advocates believe that could change before the end of the decade, but getting there is hardly a given."

Shasta County's decision to ditch Dominion triggers state Assembly bill

Record Spotligtht |  May 4, 2023


"Introduced on Feb. 14, Pellerin’s Assembly Bill 969 would require a county board of supervisors to have both a transition plan and a replacement contract with a state-certified system in place before terminating an existing voting system contract."

State legislators announce formation of Central Coast Caucus

Santa Cruz Sentinel  |  March 26, 2023


"A group of state legislators have band together to raise the profile of Santa Cruz County and other Central Coast communities as they grapple with an historically destructive winter storm season and a growing number of coastal issues."

Santa Cruz County Supervisors approve ordinance banning force against kids

Pajaronian  |  March 14, 2023


"The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance that would prohibit companies forcibly transporting children. Also under the ordinance, families could sue transport companies that use force against their children for $10,000, plus legal costs."

Silicon Valley community college district could offer free tuition

San Jose Spotlight  |  February 20, 2023


"California Senate Bill 629, introduced by state Sen. Dave Cortese, would allow the West Valley-Mission Community College District to stop charging its students tuition and cover other costs such as transportation and books. The bill, if approved, would expand access to higher education and open opportunities for low-income students in one of the nation’s most expensive regions, advocates said."

Local assemblywoman introduces Ocean Life Recovery Act

Paso Robles Daily News  |  February 18, 2023


“Protecting our ocean habitat must happen now before it is too late, I am happy to join Assemblymember Addis on this important legislation,” said bill co-author Assemblymember Gail Pellerin (D-Santa Cruz)."

You are not ‘totally alone in this’: NAMI’s 40 years of working to support those living with mental illness

Lookout  |  February 14, 2023


"The organization on the front lines of mental health awareness, advocacy and education has been around for four decades, but the work has ratcheted up exponentially in recent years."

Opinion: Recruiting a Legislature that looks like California (finally)

Mercury News  |  December 16, 2022

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"In a dramatic 92% increase since 2017, 50 women (the majority women of color) now serve, an historic high-water mark of 42%. For the first time, a majority of our legislators are women, people of color or LGBTQ+..."

Election roundup | Santa Cruz County clerk certifies November election results

Santa Cruz Sentinel  |  December 7, 2022


"Yard signs have come down, candidate emails have gone mute, all of the eligible outstanding ballots have been processed – the 2022 election cycle has officially come to an end."

A new class of Legislators emerges

Politico  |  November 28, 2022

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"That’s a good thing, too, because we’re one week away from the Dec. 5 organizing session, where legislators will gather in Sacramento for the first time to be sworn-in and cast leadership votes..."

Pellerin Starts Strong in Bid for Historic Assembly Seat

Scotts Valley Press Banner  |  November 10, 2022


"The new 28th Assembly District, a product of the recent decennial redistricting process, still represents north Santa Cruz County, but no longer counts mid-county or the southern coastal region as part of its footprint...."

ELECTION 2022: Photo Finish

San Jose Inside |  November 9, 2022


"There were no surprises in the Assembly races, since Democrats outnumber all other parties and independents combined in the county...."

Democrats leading three state Assembly races affecting Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel  |  November 9, 2022


"Unofficial election night results, last updated early Wednesday morning, show Santa Cruzan Gail Pellerin, a Democrat running for the newly drawn State Assembly District 28..."

Nov. 8, 2022 Election: Pellerin Starts Strong

Good Times  |  November 8, 2022


"Former Santa Cruz County Clerk Gail Pellerin appears poised to become the first woman from the county to hold a seat on the State Assembly, with early returns showing 62.67% of Santa Clara County voters supporting her run..."

A Lookout View: Vote Gail Pellerin for Assembly District 28

Lookout Santa Cruz  |  November 3, 2022


"Gail Pellerin is a homegrown and well-loved politician who will best represent Santa Cruz County interests in Sacramento. She is a connector, a listener and someone with the skills and longtime political..."

KSCO Good Morning Monterey Bay Interview with Gail Pellerin for Assembly

KSCO  |  October 29, 2022


"Good Morning Monterey Bay airs Monday-Friday 6:00am-9:00am on KSCO Radio 1080 AM/104.1 FM in Santa Cruz, CA. This upbeat and fun talk radio show is hosted by Rosemary Chalmers and Alex Shaffer..."

Pellerin vs. Lawler: What each Assembly District 28 candidate is learning on the ‘other side of the hill’

Lookout Santa Cruz  |  October 24, 2022


"Democracy is on the ballot,” she said. “I have been a fighter for voting rights and reproductive rights and LGBTQ community rights and safe community rights most of my entire adult life and I am out there..."

Will women rule in the 2022 California election?

Lookout Santa Cruz  |  September 21, 2022


"While female candidates still face challenges, voters could elect a record number of women to the state Legislature in November. The roster of female lawmakers could rise to 45 of the 120 seats, according to a CalMatters analysis..."

11 月 8 日の総選挙投票用紙に対するカリフォルニア州とベイエリアの支持


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「11 月 8 日の選挙に対するこれまでの推奨事項は次のとおりです。リンクをクリックして、社説全体をお読みください。このページをブックマークして、公開された追加の推奨事項を表示するには、このページに戻ってください....」

All candidates for California State Assembly District 28 complete Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey

Ballotpedia  |  September 6, 2022


"Both of the candidates running in the November 8, 2022, general election for California State Assembly District 28 —Gail Pellerin (D) and Liz Lawler (R)— completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. ..."

(非常に) 早い総選挙のプレビュー: 11 月の戦いについて知っておくべき 4 つのこと

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「選挙シーズンは小康状態かもしれませんが、終わったわけではありません。実際、いくつかの政治的対決はまだ熱くなっています。11 月 8 日として知っておくべきことは次のとおりです...」

Roe v. Wade の判決: 600 人以上のサンタ クルーザンが裁判所に集まり、SCOTUS の判決に反対

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プライマリー投票率は 36% に達し、サンタクララ郡と州のレースは 11 月に設定されます

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サンタクルーズのペレリンが第 28 回アッセンブリー ディストリクト レースでリード

サンノゼ マーキュリー ニュース

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「カリフォルニア州務長官事務所からの非公式の選挙結果は、民主党員のペレリンが 18,083 票、つまり 34.2% の票を獲得したことを示しています...」




「サンタクルーズ郡の選挙結果では、ペレリンが 7,254 票を獲得し、ローラーの 2,793 票、レニーの 2,392 票、カリフォルニア大学サンタクルーズ校の学生を上回りました...」

2022 年の選挙結果: 長年の郡書記の好スタート

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オフ・ザ・リップのラジオ番組、エピソード #464: ゲイル・ペレリン


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「ゲイル・ペレリンは、サンタクララ郡とサンタクルーズ郡の一部をカバーする第 28 州議会選挙区を目指して争っており、大きな課題に直面しています...」

KSQD 第 28 回議会地区候補者フォーラム


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「第 28 州議会選挙区の 4 人の候補者のうち 3 人がラジオ フォーラムに出演し、気候変動から...

エディトリアル |第 28 地区議会にペレリンを選出する




新しい第 28 地区にスポットライトを当てる: 議会の候補者は住宅、気候、教育、フェンタニルについて議論します



先週ルックアウトが司会を務めるフォーラムで講演した、新たに創設された州議会第 28 区の候補者は、彼らが誰であるかについて詳しく説明しています...」

NARAL Pro-Choice California は、カリフォルニア州議会の生殖の自由のための 10 人の将来のリーダーを支持します



"NARAL Pro-Choice California が最新の支持リストを発表したのはそのような状況であり、今回は 10 人の州議会候補者を対象としています。...」



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Assembly District 28 の Gail Pellerin 氏: 経験豊富で共感力のあるサンタ クルーズのリーダーと、サクトの犬が必要です

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2022 年サンタクルーズ郡予備選挙ガイド

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「6 月 7 日の州全体の予備選挙に先立ち、選挙シーズンが近づいています。すべての投票情報、選挙のポジション、締め切りを整理することは、控えめに言っても面倒なことです。幸いなことに、Lookout があなたをカバーしてくれます。」


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「6 月 7 日の州全体の予備選挙に先立ち、選挙シーズンが近づいています。すべての投票情報、選挙のポジション、締め切りを整理することは、控えめに言っても面倒なことです。幸いなことに、Lookout があなたをカバーしてくれます。」

締め切り前に提出: 第 28 回議会候補者が声を上げる



「ペレリン、民主党に所属するサンタクルーズ郡最後の書記官 彼女は月曜日に立候補を大々的に発表した、ストーン自身の支持を誇っています。」

締め切り前に提出: 第 28 回議会候補者が声を上げる



「ペレリン、民主党に所属するサンタクルーズ郡最後の書記官 彼女は月曜日に立候補を大々的に発表した、ストーン自身の支持を誇っています。」






「私はどうですか?」: 彼女はサクラメントにサンタクルーズの女性が欲しかったので、ベテランの政治家であるゲイル・ペレリンは彼女自身の番号に電話をかけました

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「元郡書記 キャンペーンサイトを立ち上げました 今週末、彼女が 30 年近く奉仕してきたコミュニティに、彼女を第 28 地区議会議員に選出するよう求めました。」


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「ゲイル・ペレリンは過去 27 年間、最高選挙責任者を務め、2020 年の山火事とパンデミックの間、選挙事務所をナビゲートしてきました。」

















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