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Vince Fong

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Assembly Republican

District 32, Bakersfield

Time in office

Assembly: 2016—Present

Background

District Director

This legislator leads on...

State budget Issues

Campaign contributions

Assemblymember Vince Fong has taken at least $561,000 from the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector since he was elected to the legislature. That represents 13% of his total campaign contributions.

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Capitol office

Capitol Office, 1021 O Street, Suite 4630
P.O. Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0032; (916) 319-2032

District office(s)

4550 California Avenue, Suite 740, Bakersfield, CA 93309; (661) 395-2995

Biographical information

Birth Place

Bakersfield, CA

Race/Ethnicity

Asian or Pacific Islander

Residence

Bakersfield, CA

Gender

Male

Born

October 24, 1979

Identifies as

Straight

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How this legislator voted in 2021-2022

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 Vince Fong has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.

Broad sector Amount Percent
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
$561,310 $561k 13%
Agriculture
$409,707 $409k 10%
Health
$406,792 $406k 10%
Energy & Natural Resources
$376,719 $376k 9%
General Business
$311,710 $311k 7%
Construction
$203,805 $203k 5%
Government Agencies/Education/Other
$167,325 $167k 4%
Transportation
$143,575 $143k 3%
Communications & Electronics
$120,000 $120k 3%
Candidate Contributions
$95,800 $95k 2%
Labor
$80,800 $80k 2%
Ideology/Single Issue
$44,609 $44k 1%
Lawyers & Lobbyists
$20,975 $20k <1%
Unitemized Contributions
$10,720 $10k <1%
Defense
$1,125 $1k <1%
Party
$750 $750 <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.

Budget (Vice Chair)
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Oversees Assembly consideration of the annual state budget including oversight of several budget subcommittees.
Health
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Bills involving health care, health insurance, Medi-Cal and other public health care programs, mental health licensing of health and health-related professionals, and long-term health care facilities.
Insurance
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Bills including insurance (excluding health insurance), workers compensation, and unemployment compensation.
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.
Public Employment and Retirement
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Bills involving state and local government employees, classified school employees, employer-employee relations, public employee retirement.
Transportation (Vice Chair)
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Bills involving high speed rail, California Highway Patrol, California Transportation Commission, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Transportation (Caltrans), driver’s licenses, freight, regional transportation agencies, transit authorities, intercity rail, mobile sources of air pollution, rules of the road, state highways, local streets and roads, vehicles, aircraft, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and vessels.

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 →

35%
2021
American Civil Liberties Union
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The ACLU has major chapters in Northern California and Southern California and advocates on criminal justice, free speech and other issues.
94%
2022
California Chamber of Commerce
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The California Chamber of Commerce includes an advocacy arm for employers. It says it has more than 14,000 members representing a quarter of the state’s private sector workforce, and it issues an annual “job killer” list of bills.
35%
2021
California Environmental Voters
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California Environmental Voters advocates for environmental protection and climate change mitigation. It was started in 1972.
10%
2021
California Labor Federation
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization for more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
23%
2022
California Teachers Association
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The California Teachers Association is a labor organization representing teachers and other employees at K-12 schools and community colleges. With 310,000 members, it is the largest affiliate of the National Education Association.
0%
2021
Courage California
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Courage California is a progressive advocacy organization seeking policy change on issues including equity, representative democracy and institutional corruption.
50%
2021
Equality California
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Equality California says it has more than 900,000 members and is the largest statewide organization of its kind. It advocates for equal rights and other issues of concern to the LGBTQ community.
A
2022
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
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The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.
0%
2022
Sierra Club
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The Sierra Club has 13 chapters with more than 400,000 members in California and advocates on environmental and climate change issues.

Assembly District 32 demographics

Assembly District 32 map
R

Safe Republican district

Next election: 2024

How to read these charts

District
State

Voter registration

Dem
26%
47%
GOP
47%
24%
No party
18%
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

Vince Fong (Incumbent)

Republican
100%

CalMatters coverage about this legislator

Race to zero: Can California’s power grid handle a 15-fold increase in electric cars?

By Nadia Lopez, January 17, 2023

Will California’s transformation to electric vehicles work?

By Sameea Kamal, January 17, 2023

Newsom calls special session on gas rebate

By Alexei Koseff, October 7, 2022

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