Glass House: California Legislator Tracker


Megan Dahle


Assembly Republican

District 1, Redding

Time in office

Assembly: 2019—Present


Farmer / Businesswoman

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Megan Dahle has taken at least $188,000 from the Labor sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 12% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 5710
P.O. Box 942849-0001; (916) 319-2001

District office(s)

113 Presley Way, Suite 10, Grass Valley CA 95945; (530) 265-0601

280 Hemsted Drive, Suite 110, Redding CA 96002; (530) 223-6300

Biographical information

Birth Place

Fall River Mills, CA




Bieber, CA




July 29, 1975

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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 Megan Dahle has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$188,922 $188k 12%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$158,050 $158k 10%
$153,127 $153k 10%
General Business
$150,855 $150k 9%
$134,240 $134k 8%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$132,151 $132k 8%
Energy & Natural Resources
$126,800 $126k 8%
$71,300 $71k 4%
Candidate Contributions
$56,525 $56k 4%
$54,450 $54k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$46,400 $46k 3%
$29,250 $29k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$27,900 $27k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$6,426 $6k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$2,100 $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.

Appropriations (Vice Chair)
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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
Education (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving K12 education.
Emergency Management
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Bills involving emergency declarations, homeland security and victim services programs, earthquake mitigation, seismic safety, State Fire Marshal, fire prevention and suppression programs, mutual aid systems, Statewide and local government emergency or disaster response, emergency medical services, and emergency communications and evacuations.
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.
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

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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.
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.
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 1 demographics

Assembly District 1 map

Safe 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

Megan Dahle (Incumbent)


Belle Starr Sandwith


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

California parental rights and student privacy collide

By Lynn La, August 29, 2023

Family business: Meet the Legacy Caucus in the California Legislature

By Ben Christopher, February 8, 2023

Will California allow ballots behind bars?

By Ben Christopher, February 8, 2023

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