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Endorsements: Paula Perotti for Mayor of the City of Goleta, Dianne Feinstein for U.S. Senate


The Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County proudly endorse Paula Perotte for Mayor of Goleta. Paula Perotte has served over 7 years on Goleta's city council. Currently she is mayor, a position to which she has been appointed 3 times (2015, 2017, 2018) by her fellow council members.  Perotte has been a long-time advocate for children. She worked for the Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara helping parents of special needs children obtain services for their children. She has also been involved in the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at the local, regional and state level for the last 15 years. Her committee work has included service on the Community Concerns Commission; the Special Needs Committee; the Safe Routes to School National and State Partnership; Strategic Highway Safety Plan Pedestrian safety focus group; and the Teenage Driver committee. 

Perotte serves as the City’s representative to the following organizations:             Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) South Coast Affordable Housing Task Force, Chair Home For Good. South Coast Task Force on Youth Safety, Chair


She also sits on the following committees: City Hall Facilities Standing Committee Grant Funding Review Standing Committee Energy/Green Issues Standing Committee Naming Standing Committee Library Ad Hoc Committee Legislative Issues Committee

Perotte is a proven professional who suports the progressive values Democratic Women of Santa Barbara county espouse and has a thorough understanding of the challenges Goleta and its residents face and how best to address them.  She is thoughtful, collaborative and committed to helping Goleta continue to shine on the Central Coast.



Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County proudly endorse Dianne Feinstein for U.S. Senate.  Feinstein has been in the Senate since 1992 and has been a strong advocate for the Democratic values and issues we support including immigration and gun control.  Feinstein's tenure and stature in D.C. cannot be overstated, she is a powerful voice for California and represents us on the following committees:

  • Committee on Appropriations

  • Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development

  • Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

  • Committee on the Judiciary (Ranking Member, 115th Congress)

  • Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

  • Committee on Rules and Administration

  • Select Committee on Intelligence

As Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County, we are proud to have this strong Democratic woman representing us in Washington.