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Josh Hoover

R

Assembly Republican

District 7, Folsom

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Board Member, Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Josh Hoover has taken at least $1.1 million from the Party sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 61% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

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

District office(s)

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

Biographical information

Birth Place

Fresno, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Latino

Residence

Folsom

Gender

Male

Born

April 11, 1988

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Party
$1,054,894 $1.1 M 61%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$64,925 $64k 4%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$49,675 $49k 3%
Construction
$37,660 $37k 2%
Health
$35,475 $35k 2%
Energy & Natural Resources
$28,000 $28k 2%
Labor
$22,300 $22k 1%
Agriculture
$18,900 $18k 1%
General Business
$15,450 $15k <1%
Candidate Contributions
$14,700 $14k <1%
Communications & Electronics
$14,500 $14k <1%
Ideology/Single Issue
$12,900 $12k <1%
Transportation
$5,250 $5k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$3,700 $3k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$2,600 $2k <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
Education
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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

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 →

100%
2023
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.
66%
2023
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.
0%
2023
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 7 demographics

Assembly District 7 map
R

Leans Republican district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
38%
47%
GOP
32%
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
R

Josh Hoover

Republican
50.4%
D

Ken Cooley (Incumbent)

Democratic
49.6%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

California Republicans buy into 'ballot harvesting'

By Sameea Kamal, October 18, 2023

California parental rights and student privacy collide

By Lynn La, August 29, 2023

California lawmakers want to know why billions in spending isn't reducing homelessness

By Marisa Kendall, April 17, 2023

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