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Josh Lowenthal

D

Assembly Democrat

District 69, Long Beach

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Small Business Owner

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal has taken at least $401,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 28% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5130
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0069; (916) 319-2069

District office(s)

5000 East Spring Street, Suite 550, Long Beach, CA 90815; (562) 429-0470

Biographical information

Birth Place

California

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Long Beach, CA

Gender

Male

Born

February 15, 1970

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

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$401,149 $401k 28%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$99,200 $99k 7%
Candidate Contributions
$91,500 $91k 6%
Health
$52,600 $52k 4%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$49,900 $49k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$45,100 $45k 3%
Energy & Natural Resources
$38,600 $38k 3%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$28,750 $28k 2%
General Business
$26,200 $26k 2%
Construction
$19,800 $19k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$17,400 $17k 1%
Transportation
$16,298 $16k 1%
Agriculture
$15,850 $15k 1%
Party
$100 $100 <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$-3,499 $-3,499 --
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.

Appropriations
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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
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
Privacy and Consumer Protection
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Bills involving technology-related issues, consumer protection, personal information, data security, false advertising, charitable solicitations; oversight of the Department of Technology.
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.

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 69 demographics

Assembly District 69 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
53%
47%
GOP
17%
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

Josh Lowenthal

Democratic
58.9%
D

Al Austin II

Democratic
41.1%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Newsom signs landmark police use of force bill, and a study suggests 2014 law averted mass shootings

By Dan Morain, August 20, 2019

What Californians should look for on election night

By Dan Morain, November 6, 2018

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Other legislators

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