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Roger Niello


Senate Republican

District 6, Roseville

Time in office

Assembly: 2004-2010

Senate: 2022—Present


Small Businessman

Campaign contributions

Senator Roger Niello has taken at least $205,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 16% of his total 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 Boulevard, Suite 100, Roseville, CA 95661; (916) 772-0571

2729 Prospect Park Drive, Suite 130, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670; (916) 464-3980

855 Harter Parkway, Suite 245, Yuba City, CA 95993; (530) 701-8114

Biographical information

Birth Place

San Francisco, CA




Fair Oaks, CA




June 2, 1948

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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 Roger Niello has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$205,650 $205k 16%
General Business
$89,600 $89k 7%
$74,100 $74k 6%
$72,350 $72k 6%
Energy & Natural Resources
$71,500 $71k 6%
$60,400 $60k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$56,999 $56k 5%
$38,350 $38k 3%
$37,650 $37k 3%
$29,350 $29k 2%
Communications & Electronics
$19,900 $19k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$12,400 $12k <1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$10,200 $10k <1%
Candidate Contributions
$5,020 $5k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$521 $521 <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.

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.
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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.
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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

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Sponsored travel in 2022

Gifts reported in 2022

Senate District 6 demographics

Senate District 6 map

Leans Republican district

Next election: 2026

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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

Roger Niello


Paula Villescaz


CalMatters coverage about this legislator

How California lawmakers embraced hot labor summer

By Alexei Koseff and Sameea Kamal, September 15, 2023

Which bills are California ‘housing killers?’

By Lynn La, August 17, 2023

How big will Newsom go on California housing change?

By Lynn La, May 19, 2023

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