Glass House: California Legislator Tracker


Josh Hoover


Assembly Republican

District 7, Folsom

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


Board Member, Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Josh Hoover has taken at least $583,000 from the Party sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 84% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4540
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0007; (916) 319-2007

District office(s)

13405 Folsom Boulevard, Building 700, Folsom CA 95630; (916) 294-9774

Biographical information

Birth Place

Fresno, CA








April 11, 1988

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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 Josh Hoover has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$583,200 $583k 84%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$26,925 $26k 4%
$19,900 $19k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$14,700 $14k 2%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$11,875 $11k 2%
$9,800 $9k 1%
$7,400 $7k 1%
Ideology/Single Issue
$7,400 $7k 1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$4,000 $4k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$2,901 $2k <1%
$2,725 $2k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$600 $600 <1%
General Business
$200 $200 <1%
Communications & Electronics
$100 $100 <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.

Communications and Conveyance
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Bills including emergency communication networks, broadband, telecommunications, electronic privacy, electric vehicles
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Bills involving K12 education.
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides
Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving business advocacy; California-Mexico trade relations; California overseas trade offices; Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development; economic disaster relief; foreign investments in California; industrial innovation; interstate commerce; seaports and physical infrastructure; small business; state and local economic development; women and minority business.
Natural Resources
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Bills involving air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Sponsored travel in 2022

Gifts reported in 2022

Assembly District 7 demographics

Assembly District 7 map

Leans Republican 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

Josh Hoover


Ken Cooley (Incumbent)


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

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