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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 12

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Tom Gallagher

Teacher/Writer
5,094 votes (2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ending our permanent state of war.
  • Universal health insurance (Medicare for all)
  • The Green New Deal

Experience

Experience

Profession:Teacher/writer
Representative, Massachusetts House of Representatives — Elected position (1981–1986)

Education

Boston College AB, Philosophy (1970)

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (3)

What financing method(s) would you support to repair or improve roads, rails, ports, airports, the electrical grid, and other infrastructure in the U.S.?
Answer from Tom Gallagher:

I would look to taxes on wealth and corporate profits.

What programs or legislation, if any, would you support to help Americans of all ages to secure affordable health care?
Answer from Tom Gallagher:

Canadian style, single payer, Medicare for all legislation such as HR 1384.

Describe an immigration policy that you would support if presented to the House of Representatives.
Answer from Tom Gallagher:

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $1,200

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

1
Employees of Jvs
$200
2
Employees of Macy's
$100
3
Ferguson, Dean
$-,200

More information about contributions

By State:

California 58.33%
Massachusetts 25.00%
Kentucky 16.67%
58.33%25.00%16.67%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)
100.00%

By Type:

From organizations (-16.67%)
From individuals (116.67%)
116.67%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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