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Alex Lee

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Assembly Democrat

District 24, Milpitas

Time in office

Assembly: 2020—Present

Background

Legislative Policy Advisor

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Alex Lee has taken at least $540,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 38% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 6330
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0024; (916) 319-2024

District office(s)

1313 North Milpitas Boulevard, Suite 255, Milpitas, CA 95035; (408) 262-2501

Biographical information

Birth Place

San Jose, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

San Jose, CA

Gender

Male

Born

July 11, 1995

Identifies as

Bisexual/Queer

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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 Alex Lee has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$540,233 $540k 38%
Candidate Contributions
$143,626 $143k 10%
Party
$100,923 $100k 7%
Ideology/Single Issue
$74,495 $74k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$56,273 $56k 4%
Unitemized Contributions
$35,570 $35k 3%
Health
$23,167 $23k 2%
General Business
$22,620 $22k 2%
Communications & Electronics
$21,869 $21k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$15,277 $15k 1%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$14,501 $14k 1%
Transportation
$2,050 $2k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$1,574 $1k <1%
Construction
$1,541 $1k <1%
Agriculture
$1,000 $1,000 <1%
Defense
$100 $100 <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.

Budget
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
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
Education
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Bills involving K12 education.
Elections
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Bills involving elections, campaign finance, the California Political Reform Act and redistricting.
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials (Chair)
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides

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 →

100%
2021
American Civil Liberties Union
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The ACLU has major chapters in Northern California and Southern California and advocates on criminal justice, free speech and other issues.
18%
2022
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.
99%
2022
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
100%
2021
California Labor Federation
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization for more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
100%
2022
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.
100%
2021
Courage California
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Courage California is a progressive advocacy organization seeking policy change on issues including equity, representative democracy and institutional corruption.
100%
2021
Equality California
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Equality California says it has more than 900,000 members and is the largest statewide organization of its kind. It advocates for equal rights and other issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
F
2022
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.
100%
2022
Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
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Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California represents seven affiliates that run more than 100 health centers serving more than 750,000 patients a year. It advocates on sexual and reproductive health care and education, and access to health care, including abortion.
100%
2022
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.

Assembly District 24 demographics

Assembly District 24 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
50%
47%
GOP
15%
24%
No party
31%
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

Alex Lee (Incumbent)

Democratic
69.1%
R

Bob Brunton

Republican
30.9%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Would a wealth tax actually drive the rich out of California?

By Grace Gedye, January 25, 2023

California outsources its toxic waste

By Ben Christopher, January 25, 2023

New blood, Big Oil: California Legislature starts special session

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, December 6, 2022

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