Glass House: California Legislator Tracker
District 59, Brea
Time in office
Small Business Owner
Assemblymember Phillip Chen has taken at least $163,000 from the Candidate Contributions sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 25% of his total campaign contributions.
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1021 O Street, Suite 4620
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0059; (916) 319-2059
3 Pointe Drive, Suite 313, Brea, CA 92821; (714) 529-5502
El Monte, CA
Asian or Pacific Islander
Yorba Linda, CA
April 22, 1978
How this legislator voted in 2021-2022
Campaign contributions received by sector
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This is how much money Phillip Chen has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.
|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
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Sponsored travel in 2022
Gifts reported in 2022
Assembly District 59 demographics
Leans Republican district
Next election: 2024
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Most recent election
Phillip Chen (Incumbent)
Leon Q. Sit
No Party Preference
CalMatters coverage about this legislator
Is it too easy for write-in candidates in California elections?
By Sameea Kamal, July 28, 2022
Confusion, contradictions swirl in lead-up to California primary
By Emily Hoeven, June 7, 2022
Cop cash: California law enforcement gives big to campaigns
By Jeremia Kimelman, March 29, 2022
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Reggie Jones-Sawyer (currently in office)
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