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Roger Niello

R

Senate Republican

District 6, Sacramento

Time in office

Assembly: 2004-2010

Senate: 2022—Present

Background

Small Businessman

Campaign contributions

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 7110, Sacramento, CA 95814-4900; (916) 651-4006

District office(s)

2200A Douglas Blvd., Suite 100, Roseville, CA 95661; (916) 772-0571

Biographical information

Birth Place

San Francisco, CA

Race/Ethnicity

White

Residence

Fair Oaks, CA

Gender

Male

Born

June 2, 1948

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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Campaign contributions received by sector

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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.

Banking and Financial Institutions (Vice Chair)
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Bills related to financial institutions, secured and unsecured lending and servicing, and corporations.
Budget and Fiscal Review (Vice Chair)
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Oversees Senate consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees
Business, Professions and Economic Development
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Bills relating to most business and professional practices and regulations.
Insurance
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Bills related to life, disability, automobile, residential, commercial, and other types of insurance. Also, the State Compensation Insurance Fund and the Department of Insurance.
Judiciary (Vice Chair)
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Bills relating to courts, judges, and court personnel. Bills relating to liens, claims, and unclaimed property. Bills relating to privacy and consumer protection.
Transportation (Vice Chair)
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Bills relating to vehicles, aircraft, and vessels; to the Department of Transportation and the Department of Motor Vehicles; to waterways, harbors, highways, public transportation systems, and airports.

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 →

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Senate District 6 demographics

Senate District 6 map
R

Leans Republican district

Next election: 2026

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
36%
47%
GOP
36%
24%
No party
20%
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
R

Roger Niello

Republican
55.7%
D

Paula Villescaz

Democratic
44.3%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Reversal of fortune: Gov. Newsom outlines plan to deal with budget deficit

By Alexei Koseff, January 10, 2023

Will California gun laws go national?

By Ben Christopher, June 3, 2022

California to loosen some mandates — and rethink school mask rules

By Emily Hoeven, February 8, 2022

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