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Avelino Valencia

D

Assembly Democrat

District 68, Anaheim

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Councilmember / Assemblymember's Deputy

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Avelino Valencia has taken at least $222,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 27% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 4120
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0068; (916) 319-2068

District office(s)

2400 East Katella Avenue, Suite 640, Anaheim, CA 92806; (714) 939-8469

Biographical information

Birth Place

Anaheim, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Latino

Residence

Anaheim, CA

Gender

Male

Born

November 12, 1988

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 Avelino Valencia has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$222,750 $222k 27%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$107,885 $107k 13%
Health
$62,500 $62k 8%
Ideology/Single Issue
$47,100 $47k 6%
General Business
$43,629 $43k 5%
Candidate Contributions
$42,280 $42k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$38,000 $38k 5%
Transportation
$30,100 $30k 4%
Energy & Natural Resources
$21,600 $21k 3%
Agriculture
$11,350 $11k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$9,900 $9k 1%
Construction
$8,900 $8k 1%
Unitemized Contributions
$992 $992 <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$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.

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media
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Bills affecting the recording, motion picture and other entertainment industries, tourism and arts programs and museums, professional and amateur sports.
Insurance
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Bills including insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.
Military and Veterans Affairs
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Bills involving Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard and veterans
Revenue and Taxation
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.
Rules
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Responsible for matters relating to the business of the Legislature; assigning bills to committees.

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 68 demographics

Assembly District 68 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
51%
47%
GOP
21%
24%
No party
23%
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

Avelino Valencia

Democratic
62.3%
R

Mike Tardif

Republican
37.7%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Succession: How California lawmakers play the election game

By Ben Christopher, May 12, 2022

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