|California State Senate District 29|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Senator Huff speaks about voter ID
Huff was elected to the state senate in November 2008. Prior to joining the senate, he served for four years in the California State Assembly from 2004-2008. He was a member of the Diamond Bar City Council from 1995-2004 and served two terms as mayor of Diamond Bar.
Huff has a B.A. in Psychology from Westmont College.
He is married to Mei Mei Huff and they have four children.
In 2008 Huff was elected to the California State Senate, District 29. He finished with 178,155 votes and was followed by Joseph Lyons with 127,536 votes and Jill Stone with 21,983 votes. Huff raised $963,990 for his campaign fund.
|California State Senate, District 29|
|Bob Huff (R)||178,155|
|Joseph Lyons (D)||127,536|
|Jill Stone (L)||21,983|
In 2008 Huff raised $963,990 in campaign donations. Four of his top donors are listed below.
|Eli Lilly & Co.||$8,200|
|Farmers Insurance Group||$8,190|
|California Steel Industries||$7,200|
|Jeffrey S. Burum Enterprises||$7,200|
Huff is a sponsor of Senate Bill 719 which would require each state department and agency to publish a website that provides details on expenditures in a searchable format. He says, "Transparency is an essential component of democracy and allows taxpayers to hold public officials accountable for their actions. More public scrutiny will help reduce impropriety in dealing with taxpayer dollars - be it perceived or real."
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, Huff ranked as a 9. 
Huff serves on these standing committees:
- Transportation and Housing (Vice Chair)
- Education (Vice Chair)
- Public Safety
- Natural Resources and Water
- Joint Legislative Budget Committee, California Legislature
Huff's seat is not up for election in 2010.
29th district profile
California Senate District 29 includes parts of three counties. It includes the San Gabriel Foothills and both sides of the hill ranges separating Orange and Los Angeles Counties.
Over half of the district's population resides in Los Angeles County ranging from La Crescenta-Montrose to Diamond Bar and the Foothill cities of Arcadia, Monrovia, Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne, and Claremont. The district also includes Walnut and La Habra Heights and the unincorporated areas of Rowland Heights and Hacienda Heights.
The cities of Chino and Chino Hills in San Bernardino County are part of the district.
- Official website of State Senator Bob Huff
- Biographical profile of Bob Huff on Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 1998, 2004, 2006, 2008.
- List of Senate bills sponsored by Huff
- Bob Huff's Facebook account
- Official campaign website
- Vote California profile of Bob Huff
- California State Senate official election results
- Campaign donors
- San Francisco Chronicle, "Leader of anti-gambling churches vs. Prop. 1C", April 19, 2009
- Chino Hills News, "Bob Huff announced Taxpayer Transparency Act, April 16, 2009
- 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", Downloadable 2009 Capitol Weekly State Legislative Scorecard
- Members of the Senate Transportation and Housing committee
- Senate Education committee membership list
- Senate Public Safety committee membership list
- Senate Natural Resources and Water committee membership
- Overview of Senate District 29
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