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Rick Chavez Zbur


Assembly Democrat

District 51, Santa Monica

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present


Civil Rights Attorney

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur has taken at least $485,000 from the Labor sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 21% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4350
P.O. Box 942849-0051; (916) 319-2051

District office(s)

2800 28th Street, Suite 105, Santa Monica, CA 90405; (310) 450-0041

Biographical information

Birth Place

New Mexico




Los Angeles, CA




March 2, 1957

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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This is how much money Rick Chavez Zbur has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
$485,650 $485k 21%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$237,856 $237k 10%
Ideology/Single Issue
$168,384 $168k 7%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$115,380 $115k 5%
Candidate Contributions
$99,400 $99k 4%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$89,750 $89k 4%
Energy & Natural Resources
$77,400 $77k 3%
$53,950 $53k 2%
General Business
$46,800 $46k 2%
Communications & Electronics
$43,135 $43k 2%
$21,250 $21k <1%
$11,400 $11k <1%
$9,000 $9k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$3,818 $3k <1%
$500 $500 <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

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Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides
Natural Resources
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Bills involving air quality, climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), coastal protection, forestry, land conservation, oil spills, solid waste and recycling.
Public Safety
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Bills involving the California Penal Code.
Revenue and Taxation
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Bills involving taxes and revenue to the state.

How special interest groups rate this legislator

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Sponsored travel in 2022

Gifts reported in 2022

Assembly District 51 demographics

Assembly District 51 map

Safe Democratic 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

Rick Chavez Zbur


Louis Abramson


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Big tests ahead for new Legislature

By Emily Hoeven, December 6, 2022

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By CalMatters, August 10, 2022

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By Sameea Kamal, December 21, 2021

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Other legislators

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