Elected Officials

Governmental Impact’s relationship with key Democrats and its ability to build coalitions with Republican leaders has made us trusted consultants in the California State Senate and Assembly on both sides of the political aisle. Our national contacts are extensive as well including two U.S. Presidents.

The following is a sampling of past and present elected officials with whom Jim Dantona and Governmental Impact have worked or advised.

President Bill Clinton   California Senate President Pro Tempore John Burton
President Jimmy Carter   California Senate President Pro Tempore David Roberti
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger   California Speaker of the House Fabian Nunez
U.S. Senator John Kerry   California Speaker of the House Willie Brown
U.S. Senator John Edwards   California Speaker of the House Bob Hertzberg
U.S. Senator Joseph Biden   California State Senator Teresa Hughes
U.S. Senator John Glenn   California Assemblyman Tony Strickland
U.S. Senator Evan Bayh   Chicago Mayor Richard Dailey Jr.
U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey   Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn
U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy   Los Angeles City Council President Alex Padilla
U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III   Los Angeles City Council Member Tony Cardenas
U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy   Los Angeles City Council Member Dennis Zine
U.S. Representative Richard Gephardt   Los Angeles City Council Member Greig Smith
New York Governor Mario Cuomo   Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich
Maryland Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend   Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
California Governor and State Controller Gray Davis   Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky
California Governor and Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown      
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer