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Laurie Davies

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Assembly Republican

District 74, San Juan Capistrano

Time in office

Assembly: 2020—Present

Background

Mayor, City of Laguna Niguel / Businesswoman

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Laurie Davies has taken at least $136,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 13% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 4720
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0074; (916) 319-2074

District office(s)

31473 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 104, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675; (949) 240-7300

Biographical information

Birth Place

Wisconsin

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Laguna Niguel, CA

Gender

Female

Born

February 27, 1962

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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 Laurie Davies has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$136,400 $136k 13%
General Business
$95,500 $95k 9%
Labor
$89,900 $89k 8%
Health
$79,800 $79k 7%
Transportation
$58,050 $58k 5%
Ideology/Single Issue
$54,400 $54k 5%
Energy & Natural Resources
$51,450 $51k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$44,249 $44k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$35,961 $35k 3%
Construction
$35,050 $35k 3%
Agriculture
$21,700 $21k 2%
Communications & Electronics
$19,900 $19k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$5,268 $5k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$2,550 $2k <1%
Party
$1,460 $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.
Communications and Conveyance
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Bills including emergency communication networks, broadband, telecommunications, electronic privacy, electric vehicles
Governmental Organization
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Bills involving alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters.
Military and Veterans Affairs (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard and veterans
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.
Water, Parks, and Wildlife
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Bills involving water resources, flood management, fish and game, parks and recreation, and wildlife.

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 →

36%
2021
American Civil Liberties Union
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The ACLU has major chapters in Northern California and Southern California and advocates on criminal justice, free speech and other issues.
94%
2022
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.
0%
2022
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
5%
2021
California Labor Federation
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization for more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
28%
2022
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%
2021
Courage California
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Courage California is a progressive advocacy organization seeking policy change on issues including equity, representative democracy and institutional corruption.
40%
2021
Equality California
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Equality California says it has more than 900,000 members and is the largest statewide organization of its kind. It advocates for equal rights and other issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
B-
2022
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.
7%
2022
Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
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Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California represents seven affiliates that run more than 100 health centers serving more than 750,000 patients a year. It advocates on sexual and reproductive health care and education, and access to health care, including abortion.
0%
2022
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.

Assembly District 74 demographics

Assembly District 74 map
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Toss Up

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
35%
47%
GOP
35%
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
R

Laurie Davies (Incumbent)

Republican
52.6%
D

Chris Duncan

Democratic
47.4%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Can California go any stronger on gun laws?

By Ben Christopher, January 27, 2023

California's unhoused in the eye of the storm

By Sameea Kamal, January 10, 2023

Legislature goes out with a budget bang

By Ben Christopher, July 16, 2021

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