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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 3

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John Garamendi

176,036 votes (54.7%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • The health and safety of my constituents is my utmost concern during the coronavirus pandemic. Our nation’s leaders must take every step to ensure American families have the tools they need to protect themselves from the virus.
  • Health care: I support strengthening and expanding the Affordable Care Act and ensuring every American has access to affordable health care.
  • I want to rebuild our nation's crumbling infrastructure with American materials and workers and create thousands of new middle class jobs in the process.



I had the honor of serving in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia at the start of my career - teaching local children, fostering health programs and ultimately finding a life in public service.  In the California legislature, I expanded community health clinics, protected Lake Tahoe, and developed a state agenda for competitiveness and scientific advancement. In Congress, I’ve delivered millions of dollars of earned benefits to my constituents, including $6.86 million dollars to veterans. I’ve enacted policies that require the military to address the threat of climate change, secured $181 million in new funding for construction at the 3rd District’s Air Force Bases, and established a tenant bill of rights for service members and their families are living in military housing. I’ve championed new middle-class jobs by fixing our infrastructure with strong Make it in America protections, and created better evacuation routes to keep our communities safe from disasters.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $1,058,141

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA)
American Maritime Officers
American Waterways Operators
California Rice Industry Association
Farm Credit Council
Home Depot
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers
Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA)
Northrop Grumman
Saltchuk Resources
Transport Workers Union of America
United Association (UA)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

More information about contributions

By State:

California 44.66%
District of Columbia 24.74%
Virginia 9.37%
Maryland 4.38%
Other 16.85%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.04%)
Small contributions (2.96%)

By Type:

From organizations (60.57%)
From individuals (39.43%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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