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Jacqui Irwin

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Assembly Democrat

District 42, Thousand Oaks

Time in office

Assembly: 2014—Present

Background

City Councilmember

This legislator leads on...

Higher education Issues

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin has taken at least $1.8 million from the Party sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 25% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 6220
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0042; (916) 319-2042

District office(s)

223 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 412, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360; (805) 370-0542

230 West 7th Street, Suite B, Oxnard, CA 93030; (805)483-4488

Biographical information

Birth Place

Los Angeles, CA

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Thousand Oaks, CA

Gender

Female

Born

January 3, 1962

Identifies as

Straight

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Party
$1,761,857 $1.8 M 25%
Labor
$1,508,214 $1.5 M 21%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$523,075 $523k 7%
Health
$470,078 $470k 7%
General Business
$311,923 $311k 4%
Communications & Electronics
$273,086 $273k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$220,450 $220k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$203,450 $203k 3%
Agriculture
$197,312 $197k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$188,299 $188k 3%
Energy & Natural Resources
$155,800 $155k 2%
Transportation
$123,300 $123k 2%
Construction
$58,250 $58k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$58,050 $58k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$18,936 $18k <1%
Defense
$3,200 $3k <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.

Agriculture
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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
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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
Higher Education
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Bills involving higher education.
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.
Revenue and Taxation (Chair)
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.

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 →

55%
2021
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.
56%
2022
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.
98%
2021
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
95%
2021
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.
100%
2022
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.
50%
2021
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.
90%
2021
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.
C
2022
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.
40%
2022
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.

Assembly District 42 demographics

Assembly District 42 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
42%
47%
GOP
30%
24%
No party
21%
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

Jacqui Irwin (Incumbent)

Democratic
55%
R

Lori Mills

Republican
45%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

New blood, Big Oil: California Legislature starts special session

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, December 6, 2022

Big tests ahead for new Legislature

By Emily Hoeven, December 6, 2022

An ominous warning for California economy

By Emily Hoeven, October 20, 2022

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