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Blanca Pacheco


Assembly Democrat

District 64, Downey

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


Downey Mayor / Businesswoman

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Blanca Pacheco has taken at least $300,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 21% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 6240
P.O. Box 942849-0064; (916) 319-2064

District office(s)

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

Biographical information

Birth Place

Lompoc, CA




Downey, CA




April 17, 1974

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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
$300,950 $300k 21%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$129,549 $129k 9%
Ideology/Single Issue
$93,400 $93k 7%
Energy & Natural Resources
$86,400 $86k 6%
General Business
$84,955 $84k 6%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$84,900 $84k 6%
$82,700 $82k 6%
Candidate Contributions
$70,100 $70k 5%
$35,200 $35k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$19,200 $19k 1%
$14,000 $14k <1%
$9,250 $9k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$8,600 $8k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$6,395 $6k <1%
$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
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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 (Chair)
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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 64 demographics

Assembly District 64 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

Blanca Pacheco


Raul Ortiz, Jr.


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Police videos don’t always tell the whole story

By Lynn La, April 10, 2023

California opens the floodgates

By Ben Christopher, March 10, 2023

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

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