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Jasmeet Bains

D

Assembly Democrat

District 35, Bakersfield

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Family Doctor

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Jasmeet Bains has taken at least $135,000 from the Health sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 17% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5730
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0035; (916) 319-2035

District office(s)

1430 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 803, Bakersfield, CA 93301; (661) 335-0302

Biographical information

Birth Place

Ohio

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

Bakersfield, CA

Gender

Female

Born

July 2, 1985

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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This is how much money Jasmeet Bains has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Health
$135,917 $135k 17%
Labor
$80,400 $80k 10%
Agriculture
$43,249 $43k 5%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$32,600 $32k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$30,400 $30k 4%
Transportation
$20,300 $20k 3%
General Business
$19,400 $19k 2%
Energy & Natural Resources
$9,450 $9k 1%
Ideology/Single Issue
$8,000 $8k <1%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$7,700 $7k <1%
Construction
$6,100 $6k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$3,000 $3k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$2,350 $2k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$1,192 $1k <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.

Accountability and Administrative Review
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Identifies efficiencies in the management of state government, reviewing and studying the implementation, operation, and effectiveness of state programs and agencies.
Aging and Long-Term Care (Chair)
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Bills involving area agencies on aging, California Department of Aging, long-term supports and services, Older Americans Act, Older Californians Act, senior citizen advocacy activities, the California Senior Legislature, services for seniors in residential and day settings and the California Commission on Aging.
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
Revenue and Taxation
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Assembly District 35 demographics

Assembly District 35 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
47%
47%
GOP
22%
24%
No party
23%
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

Jasmeet Bains

Democratic
60.3%
D

Leticia Perez

Democratic
39.7%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Let California's budget haggling begin

By Sameea Kamal, January 11, 2023

The California Legislature is back: Five key questions

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, January 5, 2023

How much does the Legislature look like California?

By John Osborn D'Agostino, Sameea Kamal, and Ariel Gans, January 4, 2023

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