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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

This legislator leads on...

Higher education Issues

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Mike Fong has taken at least $66,050 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 16% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5230
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0049; (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 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 Mike Fong has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Labor
$66,050 $66k 16%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$14,600 $14k 4%
General Business
$13,778 $13k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$12,900 $12k 3%
Construction
$12,250 $12k 3%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$11,750 $11k 3%
Ideology/Single Issue
$7,350 $7k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$5,100 $5k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$4,100 $4k <1%
Energy & Natural Resources
$3,950 $3k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$3,422 $3k <1%
Health
$1,000 $1,000 <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
Budget
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
Higher Education (Chair)
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Bills involving higher education.

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 →

19%
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.
100%
2022
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
100%
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.
D-
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.
100%
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.
80%
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 49 demographics

Assembly District 49 map
D

Safe Democratic district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
46%
47%
GOP
18%
24%
No party
30%
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

Mike Fong (Incumbent)

Democratic
66.6%
R

Burton Brink

Republican
33.4%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

After Monterey Park, more gun safety talk

By Sameea Kamal, January 23, 2023

Inside lawmakers' climate trips to Egypt, Japan

By Emily Hoeven, November 16, 2022

Inside California's inaccurate water forecasts

By Emily Hoeven, February 23, 2022

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