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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 11

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Nisha Sharma

Realtor/Business Owner
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Reopening Economy : I will take practical steps by working with the federal and local government agencies. Let us change by working at grassroots level, change by supporting the businesses, and being cautious.
  • Law & Order: CA district 11 deserves peace, safety & relief. I Stand with our Men & Women in uniform. I have zero tolerance for Anarchists & rioters. I would work towards opening dialogues on how best to effectuate community & policing partnerships.
  • Taxes: No new taxes. Californians already pay the highest taxes in the United States and have the highest cost of living.I will ensure proper distribution of funds, accountability at all levels and setting the right priorities.

Experience

Education

Panjab University Bachelors' Degree (current)

Biography

Nisha Sharma, a woman of value, mother of 3 wonderful kids, and a community organizer for

decades, is a new hope for many! A self-made Indian American businesswoman, Nisha, strongly

believes in the core family values and as a proud American, has pledged to serve the

community! Sharma is a realtor in the East Bay and serves as a member of the Board of

Trustees of one the largest socio-religious organizations in the Bay Area, the Fremont Dharma

Samaj, which brings 100,000 people a year together through different community programs.

She also serves as the Women Empowerment Chairwoman for the Festival of the Globe and has

earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business from "Panjab University" of India.

Who supports this candidate?

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (3)

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

I would create discounts for insulin and epinephrine and allow drug imports from Canada and other countries and create an index linking U.S. prices to those elsewhere. This will allow for drastic reduction in drug prices.

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

I support legal merit based immigration, along the same lines as those of Canada.

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 Nisha Sharma:

I will promote public private partnership to incentivize improvement to infrastructure across the US.

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $81,372

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

1
Nisha Sharma
$11,000
2
Employees of Mercy Hospital
$5,600
2
Employees of Sharma, Sumit
$5,600
3
CONTRA COSTA REPUBLICAN PARTY (FEDERAL)
$3,806
4
Employees of Kaiser Permanente
$3,301

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.58%)
Small contributions (4.42%)
95.58%

By Type:

From organizations (9.31%)
From individuals (90.69%)
9.31%90.69%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Our current leadership has completely failed to address the homelessness crisis in the Bay Area. There is nothing compassionate about allowing people to sleep and die on our streets. We must take a holistic approach to rehabilitate our homeless population through mental health and drug treatment, job training, and transitional housing.    Our economy is the strongest it has been in generations, but despite this, our taxes and fees are being increased by our representatives under the guise of fixing our crumbling infrastructure. Even with historically large infrastructure budgets, traffic is getting worse, there are new potholes every day, and BART is unreliable and has become lawless.   Public education is failing at even its most fundamental task of teaching our next generation basic skills, such as reading, writing, and math. Quality education is the best solution to solving most of society's problems before they start and is essential to giving future generations the competitive advantage they need to compete and win in an international economy. Providing quality education to our youth must be a top priority.   If elected as the Representative of California’s 11th Congressional District, Sharma will take her passion for helping others to Washington D.C. and fight for what is best for all of her constituents.

Videos (1)

— September 24, 2020 Nisha Sharma
With a heavy heart I honor the victims of #September11, one of the most horrendous terror attacks that changed our nation & the world forever. Unfortunately today, the radical left still glorifies terrorists. When I’m in Congress, I’ll stand up for America and will work with fellow democracies like Israel, India, and our allies in Europe and Asia who fight against radical Islamic terrorism, everyday. We will never forget.

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