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Tri Ta

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Assembly Republican

District 70, Westminster

Time in office

Assembly: 2022—Present

Background

Mayor / Business Owner

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Tri Ta has taken at least $25,250 from the Energy & Natural Resources sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 4% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 5540
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0070; (916) 319-2070

District office(s)

14361 Beach Boulevard, Suite 210, Westminster, CA 92683; (714) 379-0970

Biographical information

Birth Place

Vietnam

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

Westminster, CA

Gender

Male

Born

April 10, 1973

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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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 Tri Ta has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Energy & Natural Resources
$25,250 $25k 4%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$19,850 $19k 3%
Ideology/Single Issue
$19,600 $19k 3%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$14,650 $14k 2%
Labor
$14,650 $14k 2%
Party
$14,000 $14k 2%
Construction
$12,000 $12k 2%
General Business
$11,475 $11k 2%
Health
$10,850 $10k 2%
Unitemized Contributions
$10,593 $10k 2%
Candidate Contributions
$9,800 $9k 2%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$9,750 $9k 2%
Defense
$4,000 $4k <1%
Agriculture
$350 $350 <1%
Communications & Electronics
$350 $350 <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.

Aging and Long-Term Care (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving area agencies on aging, California Department of Aging, long-term supports and services, Older Americans Act, Older Californians Act, senior citizen advocacy activities, the California Senior Legislature, services for seniors in residential and day settings and the California Commission on Aging.
Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials
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Bills involving toxic substances and hazardous materials, hazardous waste regulation, drinking water regulation, and pesticides
Governmental Organization
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Bills involving alcohol, Indian gaming, horseracing, gambling, tobacco, public records, open meetings laws, state holidays, outdoor advertising and emergency services/natural disasters.
Higher Education (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving higher education.
Military and Veterans Affairs
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Bills involving Cal-Vet loan program, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Guard and veterans
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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Assembly District 70 demographics

Assembly District 70 map
R

Leans Republican district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
37%
47%
GOP
33%
24%
No party
24%
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

Tri Ta

Republican
53.8%
D

Diedre Thu-Ha Nguyen

Democratic
46.2%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Bills, bills and more bills at California Legislature

By Sameea Kamal, January 31, 2023

Gun talk in Washington, gun bills in Sacramento

By Ben Christopher, January 18, 2023

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