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Blanca Pacheco

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Assembly Democrat

District 64, Downey

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Downey Mayor / Businesswoman

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Blanca Pacheco has taken at least $177,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 19% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 6240
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0064; (916) 319-2064

District office(s)

8255 Firestone Boulevard, Suite 203, Downey, CA 90241; (562) 861-5803

Biographical information

Birth Place

Lompoc, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Latina

Residence

Downey, CA

Gender

Female

Born

April 17, 1974

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 Blanca Pacheco has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$177,600 $177k 19%
Ideology/Single Issue
$80,500 $80k 9%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$73,100 $73k 8%
Candidate Contributions
$69,600 $69k 7%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$40,550 $40k 4%
Energy & Natural Resources
$39,000 $39k 4%
Health
$37,850 $37k 4%
Transportation
$23,300 $23k 2%
General Business
$20,150 $20k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$12,300 $12k 1%
Unitemized Contributions
$6,395 $6k <1%
Agriculture
$4,000 $4k <1%
Construction
$3,750 $3k <1%
Party
$350 $350 <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.

Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides
Judiciary
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Bills involving family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code.
Local Government
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Bills involving land use, housing plans, local agency formation commissions (LAFCO), city and county organization, special districts, special taxes, infrastructure financing districts, local government finance, charter cities and counties, eminent domain, military base reuse.
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

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Assembly District 64 demographics

Assembly District 64 map
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Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
51%
47%
GOP
21%
24%
No party
22%
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

Blanca Pacheco

Democratic
61.4%
R

Raul Ortiz, Jr.

Republican
38.6%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Force multipliers: How one donor network is pushing the envelope on California campaign money

By Ben Christopher, Alexei Koseff, and Jeremia Kimelman, August 4, 2022

Evictions in L.A. County: It's become a humanitarian crisis, advocates say

By Jorge Macías, December 9, 2019

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Other legislators

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