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Liz Ortega

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Assembly Democrat

District 20, Hayward

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Labor Council Executive

Campaign contributions

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5120
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0020; (916) 319-2020

District office(s)

22320 Foothill Boulevard, Suite 540, Hayward, CA 94541; (510) 583-8818

Biographical information

Birth Place

Mexico

Race/Ethnicity

Latina

Residence

San Leandro, CA

Gender

Female

Born

August 26, 1977

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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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.

Higher Education
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Bills involving higher education.
Insurance
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Bills including insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.
Labor and Employment
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Primary jurisdictions are wages, hours, employment discrimination, Cal-OSHA, employment development, and public job programs.
Public Safety
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Bills involving the California Penal Code.
Rules
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Responsible for matters relating to the business of the Legislature; assigning bills to committees.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Assembly District 20 demographics

Assembly District 20 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
57%
47%
GOP
13%
24%
No party
25%
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

Liz Ortega

Democratic
62.2%
D

Shawn Kumagai

Democratic
37.8%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Will women rule in the 2022 California election?

By Sameea Kamal and Ariel Gans, September 21, 2022

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