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Akilah Weber

D

Assembly Democrat

District 79, San Diego

Time in office

Assembly: 2021—Present

Background

Doctor/Councilmember/Educator

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Akilah Weber has taken at least $183,000 from the Health sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 18% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4130
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0079; (916) 319-2079

District office(s)

1350 Front Street, Suite 6046, San Diego, CA 92101; (619) 531-7913

Biographical information

Birth Place

San Diego, CA

Race/Ethnicity

African-American

Residence

La Mesa, CA

Gender

Female

Born

July 2, 1978

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2019-2020

This legislator was not in the Legislature last session, so we don’t have enough data on how they vote yet. Check back next year!

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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 Akilah Weber has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Health
$183,300 $183k 18%
Labor
$160,150 $160k 15%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$74,400 $74k 7%
Candidate Contributions
$73,808 $73k 7%
Ideology/Single Issue
$63,600 $63k 6%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$54,625 $54k 5%
General Business
$44,950 $44k 4%
Communications & Electronics
$34,241 $34k 3%
Energy & Natural Resources
$32,225 $32k 3%
Transportation
$23,600 $23k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$16,500 $16k 2%
Agriculture
$14,400 $14k 1%
Construction
$10,300 $10k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$8,060 $8k <1%
Defense
$500 $500 <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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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
Business and Professions
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Bills involving new regulatory entities within the Department of Consumer Affairs; elimination of regulatory entities within the DCA; health care professional licensing; Veterinarian licensing; Occupational licensing; Vocational education; Department of General Services; Product labeling
Communications and Conveyance
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Bills including emergency communication networks, broadband, telecommunications, electronic privacy, electric vehicles
Higher Education
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Bills involving higher education.

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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Assembly District 79 demographics

Assembly District 79 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2022

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
45%
46%
GOP
22%
24%
No party
27%
24%
Other
6%
6%

Race/ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
37%
39%
White
30%
37%
Asian
18%
14%
Black or African American
10%
6%
Multi-race
4%
3%

Median household income

$74,483
$75,235

Median age

33.9
36.5

Poverty rate

13%
13%

Bachelor's degree or higher

34%
34%

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Most recent election

2021 Special
D

Akilah Weber

Democratic
52%
R

Marco Contreras

Republican
33.4%
D

Leticia Munguia

Democratic
8.2%
D

Shane Suzanne Parmely

Democratic
5.1%
D

Aeiramique Glass Blake

Democratic
1.3%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Waiting for wages, three years later

By Emily Hoeven, August 25, 2022

A plethora of private meetings

By Emily Hoeven, August 9, 2022

California's primary is 1 day away. Do voters care?

By Emily Hoeven, June 6, 2022

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