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Mike Fong

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Assembly Democrat

District 49, Monterey Park

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Community College Trustee

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Mike Fong has taken at least $165,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 26% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 5230, Sacramento, CA 95814; (916) 319-2049

District office(s)

1255 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 216, Monterey Park, CA 91754; (323) 264-4949

Biographical information

Birth Place

Los Angeles, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

Alhambra, CA

Gender

Male

Born

February 29, 1976

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2019-2020

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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This is how much money Mike Fong has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$165,550 $165k 26%
Candidate Contributions
$26,200 $26k 4%
General Business
$22,178 $22k 3%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$18,650 $18k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$16,825 $16k 3%
Construction
$15,500 $15k 2%
Health
$13,400 $13k 2%
Energy & Natural Resources
$12,450 $12k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$11,150 $11k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$7,350 $7k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$4,600 $4k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$4,217 $4k <1%
Party
$1,000 $1,000 <1%
Transportation
$700 $700 <1%
Defense
$250 $250 <1%
Agriculture
$200 $200 <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
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Fiscal bills, including bonds and alternative public financing.
Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media
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Bills affecting the recording, motion picture and other entertainment industries, tourism and arts programs and museums, professional and amateur sports.
Banking and Finance
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Bills involving financial institutions, real property finance, consumer finance and corporate securities law
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.
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 49 demographics

Assembly District 49 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2022

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
44%
46%
GOP
19%
24%
No party
33%
24%
Other
5%
6%

Race/ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
32%
39%
White
10%
37%
Asian
55%
14%
Black or African American
1%
6%
Multi-race
2%
3%

Median household income

$66,292
$75,235

Median age

41.9
36.5

Poverty rate

13%
13%

Bachelor's degree or higher

34%
34%

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Most recent election

2022 Special
D

Mike Fong

Democratic
67%
R

Burton Brink

Republican
33%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Inside California's inaccurate water forecasts

By Emily Hoeven, February 23, 2022

Crime, homelessness emerge as California Democrats' weak spots

By Emily Hoeven, February 16, 2022

What's behind the 'Great Resignation' of California lawmakers?

By Ben Christopher, January 10, 2022

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