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Janet Nguyen

R

Assembly Republican

District 72, Huntington Beach

Time in office

Assembly: 2020—Present

Senate: 2014-2018

Background

Businesswoman/County Supervisor

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Janet Nguyen has taken at least $3.1 million from the Party sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 38% of her total campaign contributions.

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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

Saigon, Vietnam

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

Huntington Beach, CA

Gender

Female

Born

May 1, 1976

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2019-2020

This legislator was not in the Legislature last session, so we don’t have enough data on how they vote yet. Check back next year!

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Party
$3,145,524 $3.1 M 38%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$669,848 $669k 8%
Health
$508,241 $508k 6%
General Business
$352,187 $352k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$186,989 $186k 2%
Construction
$166,871 $166k 2%
Transportation
$159,550 $159k 2%
Labor
$158,599 $158k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$147,013 $147k 2%
Energy & Natural Resources
$144,197 $144k 2%
Agriculture
$131,975 $131k 2%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$114,010 $114k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$111,699 $111k 1%
Unitemized Contributions
$104,727 $104k 1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$52,048 $52k <1%
Defense
$16,275 $16k <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.

Banking and Finance
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Bills involving financial institutions, real property finance, consumer finance and corporate securities law
Revenue and Taxation (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.
Transportation
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Bills involving high speed rail, California Highway Patrol, California Transportation Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s licenses, freight, regional transportation agencies, transit authorities, intercity rail, mobile sources of air pollution, rules of the road, state highways, local streets and roads, vehicles, aircraft, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and vessels.
Water, Parks, and Wildlife
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Bills involving water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife.

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 72 demographics

Assembly District 72 map
R

Safe Republican district

Next election: 2022

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
34%
46%
GOP
37%
24%
No party
24%
24%
Other
4%
6%

Race/ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
27%
39%
White
35%
37%
Asian
34%
14%
Black or African American
1%
6%
Multi-race
3%
3%

Median household income

$77,277
$75,235

Median age

41.3
36.5

Poverty rate

12%
13%

Bachelor's degree or higher

32%
34%

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Most recent election

2020 General
R

Janet Nguyen

Republican
54.2%
D

Diedre Nguyen

Democratic
45.8%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

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