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The California state Senate has 40 members each serving four-year terms. Each member represents more than 900,000 Californians.

Name Party District Area
Brian Dahle Brian Dahle
R
1 El Dorado
Mike McGuire Mike McGuire
D
2 Healdsburg
Bill Dodd Bill Dodd
D
3 Napa
Jim Nielsen Jim Nielsen
R
4 Roseville
Susan Talamantes Eggman Susan Talamantes Eggman
D
5 Stockton
Richard Pan Richard Pan
D
6 Sacramento
Steve Glazer Steve Glazer
D
7 Walnut Creek
Andreas Borgeas Andreas Borgeas
R
8 Fresno
Nancy Skinner Nancy Skinner
D
9 Oakland
Bob Wieckowski Bob Wieckowski
D
10 Fremont
Scott Wiener Scott Wiener
D
11 San Francisco
Anna Caballero Anna Caballero
D
12 Salinas
Josh Becker Josh Becker
D
13 San Mateo
Melissa Hurtado Melissa Hurtado
D
14 Hanford
Dave Cortese Dave Cortese
D
15 Campbell
Shannon Grove Shannon Grove
R
16 Bakersfield
John Laird John Laird
D
17 Monterey
Bob Hertzberg Bob Hertzberg
D
18 Van Nuys
Monique Limón Monique Limón
D
19 Santa Barbara
Connie Leyva Connie Leyva
D
20 Chino
Scott Wilk Scott Wilk
R
21 Lancaster
Susan Rubio Susan Rubio
D
22 West Covina
Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh
R
23 Rancho Cucamonga
María Elena Durazo María Elena Durazo
D
24 Los Angeles
Anthony Portantino Anthony Portantino
D
25 Glendale
Ben Allen Ben Allen
D
26 Redondo Beach
Henry Stern Henry Stern
D
27 Calabasas
Melissa Melendez Melissa Melendez
R
28 Murrieta
Josh Newman Josh Newman
D
29 Brea
Sydney Kamlager Sydney Kamlager
D
30 Los Angeles
Richard Roth Richard Roth
D
31 Riverside
Bob Archuleta Bob Archuleta
D
32 Cerritos
Lena Gonzalez Lena Gonzalez
D
33 Long Beach
Tom Umberg Tom Umberg
D
34 Garden Grove
Steven Bradford Steven Bradford
D
35 San Pedro
Pat Bates Pat Bates
R
36 Laguna Hills
Dave Min Dave Min
D
37 Costa Mesa
Brian Jones Brian Jones
R
38 El Cajon
Toni Atkins Toni Atkins
D
39 San Diego
Ben Hueso Ben Hueso
D
40 Chula Vista
Name Party District Area
Megan Dahle Megan Dahle
R
1 Bieber
Jim Wood Jim Wood
D
2 Santa Rosa
James Gallagher James Gallagher
R
3 Chico
Cecilia Aguiar-Curry Cecilia Aguiar-Curry
D
4 Woodland
Frank Bigelow Frank Bigelow
R
5 Placerville
Kevin Kiley Kevin Kiley
R
6 Granite Bay
Kevin McCarty Kevin McCarty
D
7 Sacramento
Ken Cooley Ken Cooley
D
8 Rancho Cordova
Jim Cooper Jim Cooper
D
9 Elk Grove
Marc Levine Marc Levine
D
10 San Rafael
Jim Frazier Jim Frazier
D
11 Fairfield
Heath Flora Heath Flora
R
12 Modesto
Carlos Villapudua Carlos Villapudua
D
13 Stockton
Tim Grayson Tim Grayson
D
14 Concord
Buffy Wicks Buffy Wicks
D
15 Oakland
Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
D
16 San Ramon
David Chiu David Chiu
D
17 San Francisco
Mia Bonta Mia Bonta
D
18 Oakland
Phil Ting Phil Ting
D
19 San Francisco
Bill Quirk Bill Quirk
D
20 Hayward
Adam Gray Adam Gray
D
21 Merced
Kevin Mullin Kevin Mullin
D
22 San Mateo
Jim Patterson Jim Patterson
R
23 Fresno
Marc Berman Marc Berman
D
24 Los Altos
Alex Lee Alex Lee
D
25 Milpitas
Devon Mathis Devon Mathis
R
26 Visalia
Ash Kalra Ash Kalra
D
27 San Jose
Evan Low Evan Low
D
28 Cupertino
Mark Stone Mark Stone
D
29 Santa Cruz
Robert Rivas Robert Rivas
D
30 Salinas
Joaquin Arambula Joaquin Arambula
D
31 Fresno
Rudy Salas Rudy Salas
D
32 Bakersfield
Thurston Smith Thurston Smith
R
33 Hesperia
Vince Fong Vince Fong
R
34 Bakersfield
Jordan Cunningham Jordan Cunningham
R
35 San Luis Obispo
Tom Lackey Tom Lackey
R
36 Palmdale
Steve Bennett Steve Bennett
D
37 Santa Barbara
Suzette Martinez Valladares Suzette Martinez Valladares
R
38 Valencia
Luz Rivas Luz Rivas
D
39 San Fernando
James Ramos James Ramos
D
40 Rancho Cucamonga
Chris Holden Chris Holden
D
41 Pasadena
Chad Mayes Chad Mayes
I
42 Rancho Mirage
Laura Friedman Laura Friedman
D
43 Burbank
Jacqui Irwin Jacqui Irwin
D
44 Camarillo
Jesse Gabriel Jesse Gabriel
D
45 Van Nuys
Adrin Nazarian Adrin Nazarian
D
46 Van Nuys
Eloise Gómez Reyes Eloise Gómez Reyes
D
47 San Bernardino
Blanca Rubio Blanca Rubio
D
48 West Covina
Ed Chau Ed Chau
D
49 Monterey Park
Richard Bloom Richard Bloom
D
50 Santa Monica
Wendy Carrillo Wendy Carrillo
D
51 Los Angeles
Freddie Rodriguez Freddie Rodriguez
D
52 Chino
Miguel Santiago Miguel Santiago
D
53 Los Angeles
Isaac Bryan Isaac Bryan
D
54 Los Angeles
Phillip Chen Phillip Chen
R
55 Brea
Eduardo Garcia Eduardo Garcia
D
56 Coachella
Lisa Calderon Lisa Calderon
D
57 City of Industry
Cristina Garcia Cristina Garcia
D
58 Downey
Reggie Jones-Sawyer Reggie Jones-Sawyer
D
59 Los Angeles
Sabrina Cervantes Sabrina Cervantes
D
60 Corona
Jose Medina Jose Medina
D
61 Riverside
Autumn Burke Autumn Burke
D
62 Inglewood
Anthony Rendon Anthony Rendon
D
63 South Gate
Mike Gipson Mike Gipson
D
64 Gardena
Sharon Quirk-Silva Sharon Quirk-Silva
D
65 Buena Park
Al Muratsuchi Al Muratsuchi
D
66 Torrance
Kelly Seyarto Kelly Seyarto
R
67 Murrieta
Steven Choi Steven Choi
R
68 Tustin
Tom Daly Tom Daly
D
69 Anaheim
Patrick O'Donnell Patrick O'Donnell
D
70 Long Beach
Randy Voepel Randy Voepel
R
71 Santee
Janet Nguyen Janet Nguyen
R
72 Huntington Beach
Laurie Davies Laurie Davies
R
73 San Juan Capistrano
Cottie Petrie-Norris Cottie Petrie-Norris
D
74 Costa Mesa
Marie Waldron Marie Waldron
R
75 Escondido
Tasha Boerner Horvath Tasha Boerner Horvath
D
76 Oceanside
Brian Maienschein Brian Maienschein
D
77 San Diego
Christopher Ward Christopher Ward
D
78 San Diego
Akilah Weber Akilah Weber
D
79 San Diego
Lorena Gonzalez Lorena Gonzalez
D
80 San Diego

How liberal or conservative are your legislators?

Each legislator is placed on the spectrum depending on the votes they cast in the 2019-20 session. Methodology →

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Which state legislators work on the issues you care about?

Our reporters closely follow California state legislators, the causes they champion, the committees they serve on and the legislation they introduce. Here is our list of the top leaders on the state’s major issues. How we choose →

K-12 education
Higher education
Health
Housing
Environment
Justice
State budget
Poverty
Top legislative leaders:
K-12 education
D
Asm. Patrick O'Donnell
Long Beach
D
Asm. Phil Ting
San Francisco
D
Sen. Connie Leyva
Chino
R
Asm. Kevin Kiley
Granite Bay
D
Asm. Kevin McCarty
Sacramento
What's going on with K-12 education in California?

Read our explainer: Mind the achievement gap: California’s disparities in education, explained

California has more than 6 million students attending public school from kindergarten through high school. With nearly $90 billion in state funding per year, schools are the largest category in the California budget. Current issues include teacher retention, funding issues and an achievement gap.

Top legislative leaders:
Higher education
D
Sen. Connie Leyva
Chino
D
Asm. Marc Berman
Los Altos
D
Sen. John Laird
Monterey
D
Asm. Jose Medina
Riverside
D
Asm. Kevin McCarty
Sacramento
What's going on with higher education in California?

Read our explainer: The soul-crushing cost of college in California, explained

California’s higher education system is the largest in the nation with eight in 10 students attending one of the three public university systems: California Community Colleges, California State University or the University of California. The public system faces funding and capacity challenges.

Top legislative leaders:
Health
D
Sen. Richard Pan
Sacramento
D
Asm. Jim Wood
Santa Rosa
D
Asm. Joaquin Arambula
Fresno
D
Sen. Scott Wiener
San Francisco
What's going on with health in California?

Read our explainer: Single-payer health care: what Californians need to know

California’s Medi-Cal system provides care to about 13 million Californians, roughly 30% of the state population. Covered California, the state’s version of the federal Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, has an enrollment of about 1.5 million.

Top legislative leaders:
Housing
D
Sen. Scott Wiener
San Francisco
D
Sen. Nancy Skinner
Oakland
D
Sen. Toni Atkins
San Diego
D
Asm. David Chiu
San Francisco
D
Asm. Buffy Wicks
Oakland
D
Asm. Tim Grayson
Concord
D
Asm. Richard Bloom
Santa Monica
What's going on with housing in California?

Read our explainer: Californians: Here’s why your housing costs are so high

California faces a housing crisis with a record in 2021 for the median price for a single-family home at more than $750,000. That is 2.5 times the national median and up 24% since the start of the COVID pandemic. Despite billions of dollars, homelessness also remains high. California’s challenge is to build far more housing units than it has in recent years.

Top legislative leaders:
Environment
D
Asm. Cristina Garcia
Downey
D
Asm. Laura Friedman
Burbank
D
Sen. Ben Allen
Redondo Beach
D
Sen. Bob Wieckowski
Fremont
D
Sen. Henry Stern
Calabasas
What's going on with the environment in California?

Read our explainer: What Biden’s presidency means for California’s environment

California is a world leader on climate policies with goals to reduce harmful emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, to ban the sale of new gas powered cars by 2035 and to gain 100% of energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. The state is also working to protect endangered species, maintain healthy ecosystems and adapt to climate change impacts.

Top legislative leaders:
Justice
D
Sen. Steven Bradford
San Pedro
D
Asm. Reggie Jones-Sawyer
Los Angeles
D
Sen. Nancy Skinner
Oakland
D
Sen. Sydney Kamlager
Los Angeles
D
Sen. Scott Wiener
San Francisco
What's going on with justice in California?

Read our explainer: California’s attempt to reduce police shootings, explained

There are about 100,000 inmates serving in California state prisons and about another 60,000 incarcerated in county jails. Due to initiatives and state policies, that population is down from a total incarcerated population of about 256,000 in 2006. Overall crime rates in California remain low, although homicides increased in many cities in 2020.

Top legislative leaders:
State budget
D
Asm. Phil Ting
San Francisco
D
Sen. Nancy Skinner
Oakland
D
Asm. Anthony Rendon
South Gate
D
Sen. Toni Atkins
San Diego
What's going on with the state budget in California?

Read our explainer: The open secret about California taxes

California adopts a fiscal year budget that begins July 1 each year. The 2020-21 general fund budget of about $200 billion was designed to cover an estimated $54 billion deficit caused by the pandemic. With a state surplus and federal aid, the 2021-22 budget totaled $262.6 billion.

Top legislative leaders:
Poverty
D
Asm. Lorena Gonzalez
San Diego
D
Sen. María Elena Durazo
Los Angeles
D
Sen. Nancy Skinner
Oakland
D
Asm. Phil Ting
San Francisco
D
Asm. Eloise Gómez Reyes
San Bernardino
What's going on with poverty in California?

Read our explainer: California’s unemployment crisis, explained

Nearly 7 million Californians, about 18% of the population, live in poverty according to the California Poverty Measure. A similar share of Californians live on the brink, meaning more than a third of the state is living in or near poverty. It is the highest rate in the nation.

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