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June 5, 2018 — Elecciones Primarias de California

Estado de CaliforniaCandidato para Vicegobernador

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Eleni Kounalakis

Demócrata
Mujer de negocios/asesora económica
1,586,576 votos (24.2%)Winning
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Promoveré políticas para construir viviendas más asequibles, reformar la atención médica y preparar la economía de California para el siglo XXI como presidente de la Comisión de Desarrollo Económico.
  • Trabajaré incansablemente para reducir el costo de la educación en la UC y la California State University (CSU) como miembro de esas importantes juntas.
  • Lucharé contra cualquier expansión de la extracción de petróleo en altamar como miembro de la Comisión Estatal de Tierras.

Experiencia

Biografía

Eleni Kounalakis is a California businesswoman, a Democratic Party activist, a wife and the mother of two teenage sons, and the former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary under President Barack Obama. Eleni was raised the proud daughter of an immigrant, who started out as a farmworker, and a school teacher. She deeply believes in the values of hard work, education and political activism.

 

In 1992, Eleni started her career as a staff member of the California Democratic Party in Sacramento and worked in the historic election which elected two women to the U.S. Senate and turned California blue.

 

After the election, Eleni joined her family business, AKT Development, one of California’s most respected housing development firms. Over the next 18 years, Eleni worked her way up from project manager to president. Her work building master planned communities and delivering housing for middle-class families in the Sacramento region earned her recognition as one of Sacramento’s most prominent businesswomen.

 

In 2010, Eleni was appointed by President Barack Obama as the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary and served side-by-side President Obama and Secretary Hillary Clinton promoting democracy. She is the author of the highly acclaimed book, Madam Ambassador, Three Years of Diplomacy, Dinner Parties and Democracy in Budapest, published in 2015 by The New Press.

 

Ambassador Kounalakis continued to work as a democratic activist, working on the campaigns of countless progressive candidates and initiatives. Passionate about early childhood development, she served on California’s First 5 Commission and the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism. She was appointed by Mayor Ed Lee to the San Francisco Port Commission, and currently chairs the California Advisory Council for International Trade and Investment.

 

Eleni Kounalakis graduated from Dartmouth College in 1989, and earned her MBA from
UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business in 1992. She also holds an Honorary Doctorate of
Laws from the American College of Greece. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, veteran journalist Markos Kounalakis, and their two sons, Neo and Eon.

¿Quién proporcionó dinero a este candidato?

Contribuciones

Dinero total recaudado: $6,607,851

Principales contribuyentes que dieron dinero para apoyar al candidato, por organización:

1
Eleni Kounalakis
$4,178,096
2
Employees of AKT Development
$61,200
3
Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
$29,200
4
Employees of ValueAct Capital
$25,949
5
Employees of Stanford University
$22,394

Más información acerca de contribuciones

Por estado:

California 96.90%
New York 1.47%
District of Columbia 0.40%
Nevada 0.30%
Other 0.94%
96.90%

Por tamaño:

Contribuciones grandes (99.75%)
Contribuciones pequeñas (0.25%)
99.75%

Por tipo:

De organizaciones (5.16%)
De individuos (94.84%)
94.84%
Fuente: Análisis de datos de la Secretaría del Estado de California de MapLight.

Información de contacto del candidato

Email info@eleniforca.com

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