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Jasmeet Bains


Assembly Democrat

District 35, Bakersfield

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


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Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Jasmeet Bains has taken at least $228,000 from the Health sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 18% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 5730
P.O. Box 942849-0035; (916) 319-2035

District office(s)

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

Biographical information

Birth Place



Asian or Pacific Islander


Bakersfield, CA




July 2, 1985

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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
$228,824 $228k 18%
$128,300 $128k 10%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$58,900 $58k 5%
General Business
$56,601 $56k 5%
$53,749 $53k 4%
Energy & Natural Resources
$53,450 $53k 4%
$31,300 $31k 2%
Candidate Contributions
$30,400 $30k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$29,983 $29k 2%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$26,200 $26k 2%
$14,100 $14k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$5,350 $5k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$3,000 $3k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$1,302 $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.
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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
Revenue and Taxation
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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 →

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 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.
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 35 demographics

Assembly District 35 map

Safe Democratic 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

Jasmeet Bains


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CalMatters coverage about this legislator

How well is your legislator representing you?

By Sameea Kamal, December 6, 2023

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

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, September 1, 2023

California workers rally at Legislature for safer workplaces

By Lynn La, August 30, 2023

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