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Avelino Valencia


Assembly Democrat

District 68, Anaheim

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


Councilmember / Assemblymember's Deputy

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Avelino Valencia has taken at least $388,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 26% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4120
P.O. Box 942849-0068; (916) 319-2068

District office(s)

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

Biographical information

Birth Place

Anaheim, CA




Anaheim, CA




November 12, 1988

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
$388,500 $388k 26%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$206,765 $206k 14%
$147,850 $147k 10%
General Business
$133,691 $133k 9%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$104,500 $104k 7%
Ideology/Single Issue
$56,600 $56k 4%
Energy & Natural Resources
$48,600 $48k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$47,180 $47k 3%
$40,000 $40k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$20,900 $20k 1%
$19,900 $19k 1%
$17,850 $17k 1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$1,725 $1k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$1,215 $1k <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

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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.
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
Governmental Organization
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Bills involving alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters.
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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.
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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

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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

Assembly District 68 demographics

Assembly District 68 map

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

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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

Avelino Valencia


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CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Why California politicians will keep drawing their own election districts

By Sameea Kamal, October 11, 2023

Newsom slaps down Senate Democrats’ tax hike

By Lynn La, April 27, 2023

Who draws the lines? A big push for independent local redistricting

By Sameea Kamal, February 16, 2023

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