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Leila Pedersen

Leila Pedersen

Leila Pedersen joined California Common Cause in 2013 as state policy coordinator based in Los Angeles. Leila is responsible for coordinating legislative and campaign activities with staff and volunteers from across the state. Before joining Common Cause, Leila worked at Progressive States Network, where she created and managed a working group of state legislators for election reform. She also worked for EMILY's List, running voter contact programs and helping elect a record number of women to the U.S. House and Senate. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied at the Goldman School of Public Policy.