Tag: Martin Wilson

Citizens Redistricting Commission Delivers Updated Political Maps in Record Time

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission completed its once-every-decade constitutional duty on December 27, 2021, when it submitted final maps to the Secretary of State...

California’s Redistricting Maps Now Open to Public Comment

To help better inform the business community on how proposed district boundaries will affect the state’s political landscape, CalChamber Public Affairs Executive Vice President...

Agenda to Cover Redistricting, 2022 Ballot, Legal Reform and More

New and veteran legislators, pollsters and experts on elections and hot policy topics will gather at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa on October...

2021 CalChamber Capitol Summit – Roundtable Discussion

(May 12, 2021) CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg moderates a roundtable discussion with CalChamber Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Martin R. Wilson...

CalChamber Emphasizes Need to Listen to Regions in Redrawing Political Districts

Comments by representatives of regional groups, including local chambers of commerce, are critical to the process of redrawing political boundaries, the California Chamber of...

Incoming Senate Features 8 New Members

A new two-year legislative session begins on Monday, December 7, which means 120 members will take the oath of office. As always after an...

Two Days Post-Election: Wins and Trends

This election is one that seems like it will never end. However, there is one silver lining now that election day has passed: the...

California Vote by Mail in Safe Hands; Remember to Exercise Your Right to Vote

Democracy’s most sacred right, voting, is already underway in California with all 21 million registered voters having received a mail-in ballot. While voting by mail...
Marty Wilson

Politics During a Pandemic Leads to Victories for GOP Candidates

California held two runoff special elections on May 12 that produced lopsided wins for the Republican candidates in districts where voter registration, at least...

California Primary Election: An Initial Review of Results

California’s grand political experiment to become relevant in the Democratic presidential primary process appears to have worked. With California as a Super Tuesday state, California...

Citizens Redistricting Process Begins Soon; Apply Online to Help Shape State’s Future

A little known and often forgotten truth is that not all political change in California comes via the ballot box. Once a decade, the demographers...

California Leads Presidential Election Landscape in 2020

California voters have achieved a new milestone: the distinction of being an early presidential primary state due to the Legislature moving the date up...
2019 Legislative Freshman

Newly Elected State Legislators Make Debut at CalChamber Public Affairs Conference Panels Examine Mid-Terms,...

An opportunity to get better acquainted with members of the 2019 legislative freshman class was among the agenda items at the California Chamber of...

Special Elections Set in Three Los Angeles County Assembly Districts

Election Day will come early for voters in three Los Angeles County-based Assembly districts due to year-end resignations. Assembly District (AD) 39, formerly represented...

CalChamber Survey: California Voters Cite Roads, Jobs, Housing as Top Concerns

View PowerPoint Sideshow The Second Annual CalChamber Survey, released this week, indicates that the state's voters believe there are some homegrown issues that deserve the...

Vote Count Continuing: Moderate Dems Expand as Super Majority Returns to Assembly

An old saying, “It’s all over but the shouting” doesn’t necessarily apply to the final outcomes in a number of California legislative and congressional...

A Look at Tuesday Night’s Legislative Results—Counting Continues

In looking at the results from Tuesday’s California primary in Democratic open seats, we can say preliminarily that the outcomes look very positive for...

Long-Term Implications for California Employers in Down-Ticket Legislative Contests

A barn burner of a contest between Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has generated a lot of national media interest in Tuesday’s California...

2015 Public Affairs Conference Day Two: Data Security, Presidential Race, Reform Priorities

Federal data breach legislation, firsthand coverage of the race for the White House, policy reform priorities for 2016, and a second year legislative session preview were all covered Wednesday...

2015 Fall Public Affairs Conference Day One Recap: Insights and Predictions

Lest Californians forget, 2016 is an election year and yesterday at the first day of the California Chamber of Commerce 2015 Fall Public Affairs...