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Diane Dixon

R

Assembly Republican

District 72, Huntington Beach

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

City Council Member

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Diane Dixon has taken at least $212,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 13% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5330
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0072; (916) 319-2072

District office(s)

17011 Beach Boulevard, Suite 1120, Huntington Beach, CA 92647; (714) 843-4966

Biographical information

Birth Place

Illinois

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Newport Beach, CA

Gender

Female

Born

November 11, 1951

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$212,525 $212k 13%
Party
$82,122 $82k 5%
Ideology/Single Issue
$49,050 $49k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$47,650 $47k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$43,594 $43k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$35,545 $35k 2%
Transportation
$30,000 $30k 2%
Construction
$24,750 $24k 2%
General Business
$23,861 $23k 1%
Health
$23,200 $23k 1%
Agriculture
$20,700 $20k 1%
Labor
$14,400 $14k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$13,150 $13k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$9,599 $9k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$9,181 $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.
Appropriations
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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
Judiciary
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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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Assembly District 72 demographics

Assembly District 72 map
R

Leans Republican district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
33%
47%
GOP
39%
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
R

Diane Dixon

Republican
56.2%
D

Judie Mancuso

Democratic
43.8%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

California's unhoused in the eye of the storm

By Sameea Kamal, January 10, 2023

The California Legislature is back: Five key questions

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, January 5, 2023

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