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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 47

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John Briscoe

Governing Board Member, Ocean View School District of Orange County
77,682 votes (35.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Gas Tax Repeal Congressman ~ I completely support the voter initiative to repeal the rapacious car and gas tax our California State Legislature promulgated on the taxpayers.
  • Education Congressman ~ The Department of Education must create "best practices for student excellence" programs that all states can adopt assuring maximum student success at all levels.
  • Veterans Administration Accounabilty Congressman ~ I will assure the Veterans Administration fulfills its maximum legal and social responsibility to serve our warriors in uniform now and retired subsequently.



Profession:Governing Board Member, Ocean View School District
Broker, Crestwave Property Management (1989–current)
Governing Board Member, Ocean View School District of Orange County, Ocean View School District of Orange County, Elementary Public School District — Elected position (2006–current)
Director, Hain-Celestial Group (1998–2000)
Director, Kellogg ~ Keebler/Bake Line (1997–1999)
Manager, Mars Inc (1982–1994)
Manager, Kraft ~ General Foods Inc. (1975–1982)


Claremont Graduate University, Peter Drucker School of Business M.B.A. Masters in Business Administration, Enterprise and Government Management / Organization for financial success. (1989)
CSULB California State University at Long Beach M.P.A. Masters in Public Adminstration, Organizational Development and Governmental Agency Administration (1979)
CSULB California State University at Long Beach B.A. Bachlor of Arts, Psychology (1975)
CSULB California State University at Long Beach B.A. Bachlor of Arts, Psychology (1975)
CSULB California State University at Long Beach BA Bachlor of Arts, Speech Communication (1975)

Community Activities

Assistant Scoutmaster, Merit Badge Counselor, Boy Scouts of America (1959–current)
Vice President Membership, Toastmasters International (2016–current)
Member ~ LA5 El Rodeo, Rotary International (1996–current)
Member, Optimist Club, Surf City (2018–current)
Honorary, Tribe of Tahquitz ~ Long Beach BSA Council Service Organization (1965–current)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $54,714

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

John Briscoe
Employees of Grimmway Farms
Employees of Marshall, Darcy
Fraternity & Sorority Political Action Committee
Employees of Outten Engineering

More information about contributions

By State:

California 98.10%
Virginia 1.90%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.23%)
Small contributions (2.77%)

By Type:

From organizations (1.90%)
From individuals (98.10%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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