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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
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Alameda County Democratic Party — Democratic PartyCandidate for Central Committee, Assembly District 15

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Karen Weinstein

Health Educator
17,452 votes (6.38%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Elect a Democratic President and work to elect progressive Democrats at all levels.
  • Increase voter registration and support the issues our community cares about like housing, our environment and economic equity.
  • Increase diversity within our Democratic party and develop a strong mentoring component to help young people move up the ranks.



Profession:Health Educator
Vice Chair, Berkeley Commission on the Status of Women — Appointed position (2014–current)
Member, Berkeley Parks and Waterfront Commission — Appointed position (2014–current)
Board Member, Berkeley Public Schools Fund — Appointed position (2014–current)
Assembly District Delegate, California Democratic Party — Elected position (2015–current)
Health care worker, Kaiser Medical Center (2000–2014)
Chair Emeritus, Women's Caucus, California Democratic Party — Elected position (2010–2012)

Community Activities

Member, Jewish Community Center (2014–current)
Member, Sierra Club (2003–current)
Leadership Circle, East Bay Womens Political Caucus (2014–current)
Board Member, Berkeley Public Schools Fund (2014–2016)
Co-Chair- Affirmative Action Committee, Executive Board, California Democratic Party (2014–2016)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • East Bay Womens Political Caucus
  • Asian Pacific American Caucus of Alameda County
  • Berkeley Democratic Club

Elected Officials (15)

  • Berkeley School Member Karen Hemphill
  • City Coucilmember Susan Wengraf
  • City Coucilmember Dan Kalb
  • City Councilmember Linda Maio
  • City Coucilmember Abel Guillen
  • Former Assemblymember Nancy Skinner
  • Berkeley School Member Ty Alper
  • California State Controller Betty Yee
  • Supervisor Keith Carson
  • Mayor Tom Bates
  • Mayor Libby Schaaf
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • State Senator Loni Hancock

Videos (2)

— May 30, 2016 Karen Weinstein and Anais LaVoie

This video was created when I was Chair of the Democratic Party Women's Caucus.

— June 1, 2016 Karen Weinstein and Anais LaVoie, from the California Democratic Party Women's Caucus

The Women's Mentoring Project - This video was made for the purpose of helping women to become leaders in the California Democratic party.  Young women were matched with experienced women leaders in the Democratic Party to learn about leadership. 

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