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Diane Dixon


Assembly Republican

District 72, Newport Beach

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


City Council Member

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Diane Dixon has taken at least $263,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 14% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 5330
P.O. Box 942849-0072; (916) 319-2072

District office(s)

4100 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 340, Newport Beach CA 92660; (949) 798-7221

Biographical information

Birth Place





Newport Beach, CA




November 11, 1951

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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 Diane Dixon has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$263,875 $263k 14%
$82,122 $82k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$66,200 $66k 4%
Communications & Electronics
$61,150 $61k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$45,045 $45k 2%
Candidate Contributions
$43,594 $43k 2%
$36,600 $36k 2%
$35,500 $35k 2%
$33,700 $33k 2%
$27,750 $27k 1%
General Business
$27,561 $27k 1%
$19,900 $19k 1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$14,650 $14k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$11,349 $11k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$9,450 $9k <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.

Accountability and Administrative Review (Vice Chair)
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Identifies efficiencies in the management of state government, reviewing and studying the implementation, operation, and effectiveness of state programs and agencies.
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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
Banking and Finance
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Bills involving financial institutions, real property finance, consumer finance and corporate securities law
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
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Bills involving family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code.
Local Government (Vice Chair)
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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.

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 72 demographics

Assembly District 72 map

Leans Republican 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

Diane Dixon


Judie Mancuso


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

How to stay safe in California as COVID surges

By Lynn La, September 5, 2023

Making borrowing easier: Amendment to state constitution could unlock billions of dollars for California housing

By Ben Christopher, August 9, 2023

How California voters don’t look like their state

By Lynn La, August 9, 2023

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