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Suzette Martinez Valladares

R

Assembly Republican

District 38, Valencia

Time in office

Assembly: 2020—Present

Background

Business Owner/Educator

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Suzette Martinez Valladares has taken at least $203,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since she was elected to the legislature. That represents 11% of her total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

1021 O Street, Suite 4330
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0038; (916) 319-2038

District office(s)

27441 Tourney Road, Suite 160, Santa Clarita, CA 91355; (661) 286-1565

Biographical information

Birth Place

Granada Hills, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Latina

Residence

Santa Clarita, CA

Gender

Female

Born

December 21, 1980

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2019-2020

This legislator was not in the Legislature last session, so we don’t have enough data on how they vote yet. Check back next year!

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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 Suzette Martinez Valladares has taken from the various sectors since she was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$203,638 $203k 11%
Construction
$125,062 $125k 7%
Health
$106,700 $106k 6%
Energy & Natural Resources
$88,350 $88k 5%
General Business
$86,374 $86k 5%
Candidate Contributions
$82,400 $82k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$77,522 $77k 4%
Transportation
$69,200 $69k 4%
Ideology/Single Issue
$67,250 $67k 4%
Party
$61,454 $61k 3%
Agriculture
$56,000 $56k 3%
Labor
$44,700 $44k 3%
Unitemized Contributions
$26,466 $26k 1%
Communications & Electronics
$18,050 $18k 1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$14,125 $14k <1%
Defense
$250 $250 <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.

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media (Vice Chair)
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Bills affecting the recording, motion picture and other entertainment industries, tourism and arts programs and museums, professional and amateur sports.
Communications and Conveyance
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Bills including emergency communication networks, broadband, telecommunications, electronic privacy, electric vehicles
Higher Education
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Bills involving higher education.
Privacy and Consumer Protection
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Bills involving technology-related issues, consumer protection, personal information, data security, false advertising, charitable solicitations; oversight of the Department of Technology.

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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Assembly District 38 demographics

Assembly District 38 map
D

Leans Democratic district

Next election: 2022

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
37%
46%
GOP
34%
24%
No party
23%
24%
Other
6%
6%

Race/ethnicity

Hispanic or Latino
29%
39%
White
51%
37%
Asian
13%
14%
Black or African American
3%
6%
Multi-race
3%
3%

Median household income

$101,483
$75,235

Median age

39.6
36.5

Poverty rate

7%
13%

Bachelor's degree or higher

38%
34%

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Most recent election

2020 General
R

Suzette Martinez Valladares

Republican
76.1%
R

Lucie Lapointe Volotzky

Republican
23.9%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

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By Emily Hoeven, June 16, 2022

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By Emily Hoeven, September 22, 2021

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By Emily Hoeven, June 24, 2021

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