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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 3

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John Garamendi

Congressman/Rancher
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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.

Experience

Biography

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?

Contributions

Total money raised: $988,663

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

1
Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA)
$10,000
1
American Maritime Officers
$10,000
1
American Waterways Operators
$10,000
1
California Rice Industry Association
$10,000
1
Farm Credit Council
$10,000
1
Home Depot
$10,000
1
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers
$10,000
1
Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association (MEBA)
$10,000
1
United Association (UA)
$10,000
1
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
$10,000

More information about contributions

By State:

California 43.63%
District of Columbia 25.62%
Virginia 9.85%
Maryland 4.73%
Other 16.17%
43.63%25.62%9.85%16.17%

By Size:

Large contributions (96.89%)
Small contributions (3.11%)
96.89%

By Type:

From organizations (59.84%)
From individuals (40.16%)
59.84%40.16%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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