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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 13

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Carlos Villapudua

Small Business Owner
27,068 votes (35.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Real solutions to fix the homeless problem.
  • Protecting public education.
  • Creating a job ready work force through increased vocational education.



Profession:Former San Joaquin County Supervisor
County Supervisor, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors — Elected position (2008–2016)


CSU Sacramento Bachelor of Arts


Born and raised in Stockton, Carlos Villapudua is a lifelong Democrat.  Carlos Served on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors from 2008-2016. As the Supervisor for a District that rests entirely within the 13th Assembly District, Carlos was able to work with his fellow supervisors in fighting for his District and the County as a whole to turn around the County General Hospital, saving healthcare in San Joaquin County, and attracting employers and creating good paying jobs for local working families by expanding both the Stockton Regional Airport and the Port of Stockton. 


 Carlos attended Stockton schools, and graduated from Franklin High School. Carlos continued his education at Delta College and he graduated from California State, Sacramento in 1997. Carlos earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services. While attending Sac State, he developed his passion of helping others. 


Carlos is married to his wife Edith, and their blended family of four. Carlos recently served as CEO of the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is currently involved in promoting career and technical education in San Joaquin County.


Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $176,601

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

Derivi Castellanos Architects and employees
Employees of Sandhu Brothers Farms
Silva Trucking and employees
Lovotti, Inc. and employees
Chevron Policy Govt & Pubi Affairs
Los Angeles Police Protective League
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

More information about contributions

By State:

California 99.15%
Arizona 0.57%
Nevada 0.28%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.65%)
Small contributions (0.35%)

By Type:

From organizations (62.49%)
From individuals (37.51%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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