Henry T. Perea
is a Democratic
member of the California State Assembly
, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Perea earned his degree in Political Science from California State University Fresno and he graduated from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2006. His professional experience includes serving as a council member of the City of Fresno, serving from 2002 to 2010, as president of that city council in 2007 and as intern/district representative for Representative Cal Dooley of the United States House of Representatives.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Perea served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Perea served on these committees:
- See also: California State Assembly elections, 2012
Perea won re-election in the 2012 election for California State Assembly District 31. He ran unopposed in the primary on June 5, 2012, and won election unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012, as well.
|California State Assembly, District 31, General Election, 2012
||Henry T. Perea Incumbent
|| James "JD" Bennett
- See also: California State Assembly elections, 2010
Perea defeated Romelia Nino Castillo and Rosaline Velasco in the June 8 primary. He then defeated Republican Brandon Shoemaker in the November 2 general election.
| California State Assembly, District 31 General Election (2010)
| Henry T. Perea (D)
| Brandon Shoemaker (R)
| California House of Representatives, District 31 Democratic Primary (2010)
| Henry T. Perea (D)
| Rosaline Velasco (D)
| Romelia Nino Castillo (D)
Comprehensive donor information for Perea is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Perea raised a total of $1,822,970 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 14, 2013.
Perea won re-election to the California State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Perea raised a total of $1,159,551
|California State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Henry T. Perea's campaign in 2012|
|California Association of Realtors||$15,600|
|California Building Industry Association||$15,600|
|California Medical Association||$13,424|
|California State Council of Laborers||$9,700|
|Total Raised in 2012||$1,159,551|
|Source:Follow the Money
In 2010, Perea raised $663,419 in contributions. 
His four largest contributors were:
| California Association Of Realtors
| Fresno City Fire Fighters Local 753
| Northern California Carpenters Regional Council
| California Medical Association
Perea and his wife, Yahaira, have one child.
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