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Diane Papan

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Assembly Democrat

District 21, San Mateo

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

San Mateo Deputy Mayor

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Diane Papan has taken at least $165,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 16% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 4220
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0021; (916) 319-2021

District office(s)

1528 South El Camino Real, Suite 302, San Mateo, CA 94402; (650) 349-2200

Biographical information

Birth Place

San Francisco, CA

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

San Mateo, CA

Gender

Female

Born

August 22, 1963

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$165,430 $165k 16%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$122,650 $122k 12%
Health
$49,800 $49k 5%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$41,675 $41k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$37,650 $37k 4%
General Business
$36,050 $36k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$25,800 $25k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$19,300 $19k 2%
Energy & Natural Resources
$18,200 $18k 2%
Agriculture
$13,050 $13k 1%
Construction
$9,750 $9k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$8,850 $8k <1%
Transportation
$4,920 $4k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$3,990 $3k <1%
Defense
$100 $100 <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.

Appropriations
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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
Communications and Conveyance
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Bills including emergency communication networks, broadband, telecommunications, electronic privacy, electric vehicles
Judiciary
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Bills involving family law, product liability, tort liability, Civil Code, and Evidence Code.
Privacy and Consumer Protection
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Bills involving technology-related issues, consumer protection, personal information, data security, false advertising, charitable solicitations; oversight of the Department of Technology.
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

Special interest groups are organizations that advocate on behalf of shared interests, such as protecting the environment. Many interest groups rate politicians on how well their voting records agree with each group's goals. See a selection of these ratings for this legislator. Methodology →

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Assembly District 21 demographics

Assembly District 21 map
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Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
56%
47%
GOP
14%
24%
No party
25%
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

Diane Papan

Democratic
72.4%
D

Giselle Hale

Democratic
27.6%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Fight escalates between Newsom, oil industry

By Emily Hoeven, October 3, 2022

Will women rule in the 2022 California election?

By Sameea Kamal and Ariel Gans, September 21, 2022

Will women rule in the 2022 California election?

By CalMatters, September 7, 2022

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