Jose Altamirano

Key Facts

Party Democrat
Status Challenger

Background

Jose Altamirano received two associate degrees from Sierra College, a B.A. in Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco, and an MBA from Drexel University [2]. He has worked for 32 years at the State Compensation Insurance Fund, starting as a Customer Service Representative and currently as the Business Services Operation Manager [1, 3].  Altamirano currently serves as the Chair for the UC Davis Health Community Advisory Board, secretary for Cottage Housing, apoyado (Mentor) for Nueva Época (a Latinx Leadership Program), and was a Commissioner in various capacities for the City of West Sacramento from 2015-2019. He has two daughters with his wife Angie [2].

Key Issues

Transparency

Altamirano supports the promotion of uniformity and consistency in property tax assessments within the district and throughout the state [1]. He wants to increase constituent awareness of their rights as taxpayers and what the BOE does [3].

Endorsements

California Democratic Party; Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee; Southern California Armenian Democrats.

Sources

1 Ballotpedia
2 Jose Altamirano
3 Voter’s Edge
4 California Democratic Party
5 Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee   
6 Baker’s Field 
7 Facebook 
8 Twitter