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Aisha Wahab

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Senate Democrat

District 10, Fremont

Time in office

Senate: 2022—Present

Background

City Councilmember / Businesswoman

This legislator leads on...

Justice Issues

Campaign contributions

Senator Aisha Wahab has taken at least $482,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 39% of her total campaign contributions.

Contact or follow this legislator

Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 7330, Sacramento, CA 95814-4900; (916) 651-4410

District office(s)

39510 Paseo Padre Parkway, Suite 280, Fremont, CA 94538; (510) 794-3900

Biographical information

Birth Place

New York

Race/Ethnicity

Afghan American

Residence

Hayward, CA

Gender

Female

Born

January 11, 1987

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

OpenSecrets and CalMatters have categorized campaign contributions to legislators based on the economic sector that the donor represents. Methodology →

This is how much money Aisha Wahab has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$482,927 $482k 39%
Ideology/Single Issue
$49,520 $49k 4%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$43,280 $43k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$38,900 $38k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$35,145 $35k 3%
General Business
$33,051 $33k 3%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$23,432 $23k 2%
Transportation
$20,516 $20k 2%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$19,788 $19k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$13,633 $13k 1%
Health
$12,054 $12k <1%
Agriculture
$5,036 $5k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$253 $253 <1%
Party
$226 $226 <1%
Note: The above percentages might not add up to exactly 100% because we are not displaying any contributions that have not yet been classified.

Committees this legislator serves on

Being on a policy committee means the legislator works on these issues by considering bills relevant to the policy topic. The committee “chair” , chosen by the chamber leader, oversees the discussions of these bills. Members also serve on additional special, select, joint and sub committees, which can be found here.

Appropriations
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Bills that appropriate money, result in substantial expenditure of state money, or result in a substantial loss of revenue to the state.
Business, Professions and Economic Development
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Bills relating to most business and professional practices and regulations.
Health
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Bills relating to public health, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, public and private health insurance and managed care, food safety, health facility licensing, prescription drugs, emergency medical services, and related institutions.
Housing
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Bills relating to housing, including those that affect funding for low- and moderate-income families, homelessness, housing elements and land use approvals for housing developments, building codes and standards and other issues.
Human Services
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Bills relating to CalWORKs and other welfare programs; CalFresh; child welfare and foster care; services to persons with disabilities; in-home supportive services (IHSS); aging and long-term care; community care licensing; and, social services and rehabilitative services, in general.
Public Safety (Chair)
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Bills related to criminal procedure; the Penal Code and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Transportation
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Bills relating to vehicles, aircraft, and vessels; to the Department of Transportation and the Department of Motor Vehicles; to waterways, harbors, highways, public transportation systems, and airports.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

Special interest groups are organizations that advocate on behalf of shared interests, such as protecting the environment. Many interest groups rate politicians on how well their voting records agree with each group's goals. See a selection of these ratings for this legislator. Methodology →

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Senate District 10 demographics

Senate District 10 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2026

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
53%
47%
GOP
14%
24%
No party
29%
23%

Census data on race/ethnicity, household income, age, poverty rate, and education level will be provided when available.

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Most recent election

2022 General
D

Aisha Wahab

Democratic
53.7%
D

Lily Mei

Democratic
46.3%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Tensions rise between Newsom, mayors over homelessness

By Emily Hoeven, November 4, 2022

A gusher of campaign cash: Industry groups give big in California legislative races

By Ben Christopher and Sameea Kamal, November 3, 2022

Inside California's overlooked political powerhouse

By Emily Hoeven, October 21, 2022

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