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Aisha Wahab


Senate Democrat

District 10, Fremont

Time in office

Senate: 2022—Present


City Councilmember / Businesswoman

This legislator leads on...

Justice Issues

Campaign contributions

Senator Aisha Wahab has taken at least $520,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 39% of her total campaign contributions.

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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


Afghan American


Hayward, CA




January 11, 1987

Identifies as


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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
$520,227 $520k 39%
Ideology/Single Issue
$55,320 $55k 4%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$48,780 $48k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$47,333 $47k 4%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$35,528 $35k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$35,395 $35k 3%
General Business
$32,891 $32k 2%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$23,432 $23k 2%
$22,516 $22k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$14,242 $14k 1%
$12,054 $12k <1%
$7,064 $7k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$253 $253 <1%
$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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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California Chamber of Commerce
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The California Chamber of Commerce includes an advocacy arm for employers. It says it has more than 14,000 members representing a quarter of the state’s private sector workforce, and it issues an annual “job killer” list of bills.
California Teachers Association
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The California Teachers Association is a labor organization representing teachers and other employees at K-12 schools and community colleges. With 310,000 members, it is the largest affiliate of the National Education Association.
Sierra Club
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The Sierra Club has 13 chapters with more than 400,000 members in California and advocates on environmental and climate change issues.

Sponsored travel in 2022

Gifts reported in 2022

Senate District 10 demographics

Senate District 10 map

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2026

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Voter registration

No party

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

Aisha Wahab


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CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Bashing Republicans for ‘rights regression,’ Newsom sidesteps protections for marginalized Californians

By Alexei Koseff, October 16, 2023

Newsom blocks a bill to ban caste discrimination in California

By Sameea Kamal, October 7, 2023

More California ballot measures try to go around Legislature

By Lynn La, September 7, 2023

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