|Member of the California State Assembly|
from the 12th district
|Assumed office |
December 5, 2016
|Preceded by||Kristin Olsen|
|Born||July 19, 1983|
Stanislaus County, California
|Occupation||Politician, firefighter, farmer, business owner|
Heath Flora (born July 19, 1983) is an American politician in the California State Assembly.
Flora served for over 15 years as a volunteer fire fighter. From 2005 to 2007, Flora was a firefighter with the California Department Forestry and Fire Protection. Flora is a businessman and owner of Golden Valley Equipment.
On November 8, 2016, Flora's political career began when he won the election and became a Republican member of California State Assembly for District 12, encompassing part of the San Joaquin Valley. Flora unexpectedly defeated Ken Vogel, a former San Joaquin County Supervisor, with 52.2% of the votes.
In Flora's first term as a member of the Assembly, Flora authored seven bills that were ultimately signed into law, including bills to develop a firefighter preapprenticeship program and to reduce the impact of property taxes on new construction.
2016 California State Assembly
2018 California State Assembly
|Republican||Heath Flora (incumbent)||56,212||63.9|
|Democratic||Robert D. Chase||31,811||36.1|
|Republican||Heath Flora (incumbent)||94,404||60.0|
|Democratic||Robert D. Chase||62,811||40.0|
2020 California State Assembly
|Republican||Heath Flora (incumbent)||36,371||66.9%|
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