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June 7, 2016 — Elecciones Primarias de California
Estados Unidos

Cámara de Representantes del los Estados UnidosCandidato para Distrito 13

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Barbara Lee

Miembro del congreso
192,227 votos (92%)Winning
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Crear un crecimiento económico y oportunidades para todos.
  • Mejorar la igualdad en el acceso a la educación asequible de alta calidad en todos los niveles.
  • Luchar para combatir el cambio climático ahora y para tener comunidades seguras y saludables.



Profesión:Miembro del Congreso
Miembro, Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos (1998–actualment)
Miembro, Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos — Cargo elegido (1998–actualment)
Miembro, Asamblea Estatal de California — Cargo elegido (1990–1996)

Preguntas y Respuestas

Preguntas de The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and California Counts, a public media collaboration. (4)

Should immigration laws be changed?  What changes would you support?  Please explain why.
Respuesta de Barbara Lee:

I am a strong supporter of comprehensive immigration reform and will continue to fight for immigration reform that is fair, preserves family unity and recognizes the significant contributions of immigrants and that our nation has and always will be a nation of immigrants

The political climate in Washington, D.C. has been extremely partisan in recent years. In that kind of atmosphere, what would you do to get things done while in office?
Respuesta de Barbara Lee:

I understand that working with members of Congress is extremely important.  I will work on finding common ground without giving up progressive principles.  I will work on finding a consensus on issues such as poverty, criminal justice reform, affordable housing and education.  I will also work to identify resources to create economic growth and jobs.  

What, if anything, does the U.S. need to do in order to address national security and terrorism? Please explain your answer in detail.
Respuesta de Barbara Lee:

I am fighting in Congress to repeal the 2001 AUMF, which I voted against in after the horrific events of September 11, and force a debate and vote on the ongoing wars in the Middle East.  The 2001 AUMF amounts to a blank check for ANY President to wage war against anyone, anywhere, and in perpetuity.  We must end the unchecked power and Congress must live up to its constitutional obligation to debate and vote on the costs and consequences of the ongoing wars in the Middle East.

The Federal Government plays a part in California water allocation and use through a variety of laws.  What, if any, legislation would you support in an effort to handle water shortages caused by the current and any future drought?
Respuesta de Barbara Lee:

I support legislation that would bring much needed drought emergency assistance and long-term water policy solutions for California and other arid western states. Any legislation that passes must be comprehensive, address climate change and water use efficiency, and protect our vital environment and local ecosystems. That is why I support H.R. 2983, the Drought Recovery and Resilience Act of 2015, a bill which would provide drought assistance and improve water supply reliability to the state of California and other western states. More importantly, this bill would generate more water on a reliable basis without undermining environmental protections, preempting state laws, or redirecting impacts from one drought-stricken area to another. 

¿Quién proporcionó dinero a este candidato?


Dinero total recaudado: $1,324,875

Principales contribuyentes que dieron dinero para apoyar al candidato, por organización:

Gilead Sciences and employees
Google and employees
Employees of Kazan Mcclain Satterley & Greenwood
Employees of Dickerson Employee Benefits
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
American Federation of Teachers
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
National Education Association
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Más información acerca de contribuciones

Por estado:

California 62.77%
District of Columbia 18.15%
New York 3.95%
Maryland 3.24%
Other 11.89%

Por tamaño:

Contribuciones grandes (86.95%)
Contribuciones pequeñas (13.05%)

Por tipo:

De organizaciones (29.20%)
De individuos (70.80%)
Fuente: Análisis de datos de la Comisión Federal Electoral de MapLight.

Información de contacto del candidato

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