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|California State Assembly District 20|
Torrico earned his B.S in political science from Santa Clara University and his J.D. from the University of California.
Torrico served on the following committees:
- Select Committee on Biotechnology
- Governmental Organization Committee, California General Assembly
- Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee, California General Assembly
- Rules Committee, California Legislature
- Utilities and Commerce Committee, California General Assembly
Political Courage test
Torrico did not provide answers to the California State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.
Torrico's sponsored legislation includes:
- AB 656 - California Higher Education Endowment Corporation
- AB 1081 - Electronic monitoring: domestic violence
- AB 1508 - Income and corporation taxes: credit: lending
For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
Torrico was ineligible to run for re-election in 2010 due to the term limits of the California State Assembly. Instead, he ran for Attorney General of California. He failed to win the Democratic primary.
|2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary|
|Democratic Party||Kamala Harris||33.1%|
|Democratic Party||Chris Kelly||15.9%|
|Democratic Party||Alberto Torrico||14.9%|
|Democratic Party||Ted Lieu||10.5%|
|Democratic Party||Rocky Delgadillo||10.1%|
|Democratic Party||Pedro Nava||9.9%|
|Democratic Party||Mike Schmier||5.6%|
In 2008 Torrico was re-elected to the California State Assembly District 20. Torrico (D) finished with 99,305 votes while his opponent Jeffrey Wald (R) finished with 39,861 votes. Torrico raised $1,430,777 for his campaign fund.
- 2008 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - Democratic Primary
- Alberto Torrico ran unopposed
|2008 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - General Election|
|Alberto Torrico (D)||71.4%|
|Jeffrey Wald (R)||28.6%|
- 2006 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - Democratic Primary
- Alberto Torrico ran unopposed
|2006 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - General Election|
|Alberto Torrico (D)||65.3%|
|Ken Nishimura (R)||34.7%|
|2004 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - Democratic Primary|
|Alberto Torrico (D)||31.5%|
|Tom Pico (D)||28.0%|
|Dennis Hayashi (D)||23.0%|
|Henry C. Manayan (D)||14.3%|
|Ash Bhatt (D)||3.2%|
|2004 Race for State Assembly, 20th District - General Election|
|Alberto Torrico (D)||66.7%|
|Cliff Williams (R)||31.3%|
Below are Torrico's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|CA Professional Fire Fighters||$14,400|
|United Healthcare Workers West||$14,400|
|California State Council of Service Employees||$14,400|
|California Teachers Association||$14,400|
Capitol Weekly, California's major weekly periodical covering the state legislature, publishes an annual legislative scorecard to pin down the political or ideological leanings of every member of the legislature based on how they voted on an assortment of bills in the most recent legislative session. The 2009 scores were based on votes on 19 bills, but did not include how legislators voted on the Proposition 1A (2009). On the scorecard, "100" is a perfect liberal score and "0" is a perfect conservative score.
On the 2009 Capitol Weekly legislative scorecard, Torrico ranked as a 94.
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- Alberto Torrico's Facebook profile
- Alberto Torrico's Twitter account
- Project Vote Smart - Alberto Torrico legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart - Alberto Torrico biography
- California State Assembly Campaign contributions: 2004, 2006, 2008
- Albertotorrico.com 2010 Campaign website
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from July 22, 2010.
- Hispanic Business, "Pedro Nava, Alberto Torrico Jump Into Attorney General Race to Replace Jerry Brown" 29 May, 2009
- Project Vote Smart, "Issue positions," accessed December 9, 2014
- California Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed March 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Campaign funds," accessed March 13, 2014
- CA Secretary of State, "Vote 2006 - General Election Results," accessed December 9, 2014
- CA Secretary of State, "Vote 2004 - Democratic Primary Election Results," accessed December 9, 2014
- CA Secretary of State, "Vote 2004 - General Election Results," accessed December 9, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 Campaign contributions," accessed March 13, 2014
- Capitol Weekly, "Capitol Weekly's Legislative Scorecard," December 17, 2009
- Fox and Hounds Daily, "Random Thoughts on the Political Scene," December 18, 2009
- Capitol Weekly, "2009 Capitol Weekly State Legislative Scorecard (Archived)," accessed March 13, 2014
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