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Heath Flora


Assembly Republican

District 9, Ripon

Time in office

Assembly: 2016—Present


Farmer / Firefighter

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Heath Flora has taken at least $508,000 from the Health sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 15% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4730
P.O. Box 942849-0009; (916) 319-2009

District office(s)

578 North Wilma Avenue, Suite B, Ripon, CA 95366; (209) 599-2112

Biographical information

Birth Place

Modesto, CA




Ripon, CA




July 19, 1983

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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 Heath Flora has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$508,800 $508k 15%
$488,200 $488k 15%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$387,750 $387k 12%
General Business
$337,962 $337k 10%
Energy & Natural Resources
$292,850 $292k 9%
$262,920 $262k 8%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$149,749 $149k 5%
Communications & Electronics
$119,692 $119k 4%
$117,900 $117k 4%
$113,600 $113k 3%
Ideology/Single Issue
$40,829 $40k 1%
Candidate Contributions
$37,540 $37k 1%
$3,000 $3k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$1,724 $1k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$1,250 $1k <1%
$240 $240 <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

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Bills involving agricultural commissions, agricultural commodities, Department of Food and Agriculture, expositions and fairs, farmers markets, food access, food labeling, labeling of agricultural commodities, livestock and poultry, marketing orders and agreements, milk and milk products, pest management, veterinarians: agricultural issues.
Business and Professions (Vice Chair)
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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 health care, health insurance, Medi-Cal and other public health care programs, mental health licensing of health and health-related professionals, and long-term health care facilities.
Labor and Employment (Vice Chair)
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Primary jurisdictions are wages, hours, employment discrimination, Cal-OSHA, employment development, and public job programs.
Natural Resources (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.
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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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American Civil Liberties Union
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The ACLU has major chapters in Northern California and Southern California and advocates on criminal justice, free speech and other issues.
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 Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
California Labor Federation
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization for more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
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.
Courage California
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Courage California is a progressive advocacy organization seeking policy change on issues including equity, representative democracy and institutional corruption.
Equality California
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Equality California says it has more than 900,000 members and is the largest statewide organization of its kind. It advocates for equal rights and other issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.
Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
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Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California represents seven affiliates that run more than 100 health centers serving more than 750,000 patients a year. It advocates on sexual and reproductive health care and education, and access to health care, including abortion.
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 9 demographics

Assembly District 9 map

Safe 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

Heath Flora (Incumbent)


Mushtaq A Tahirkheli


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Newsom signs new California crime and school laws

By Lynn La, September 26, 2023

Ending the suspense: Child trafficking, fentanyl bills can still become law

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, September 1, 2023

California Democrats resisted a child trafficking bill — until they couldn't

By Nigel Duara and Anabel Sosa, July 14, 2023

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