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Tuesday November 8, 2022 — California General Election
United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 10

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Mark DeSaulnier

Member of Congress
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Top 3 Priorities

  • Lower inflation and make California more affordable for families, help students get a college degree without being shackled by debt, and eliminate barriers to good paying jobs.
  • Improve quality of life, reduce congestion, decrease commute times, and protect the environment.
  • Address the ongoing pandemic and prepare for the future, reduce healthcare and prescription drug costs, protect Social Security and Medicare, and restore trust in the Congress.

Experience

Biography

As a single dad who raised two sons and a long-time small business owner in the Bay Area, I understand the issues families and communities face as we recover from the pandemic.

In Congress, my priority is ensuring your voice and values are represented. My guiding principle is: I work for you. I’ve responded to over 700,000 constituent inquiries, helped more than 8,600 residents with federal issues, and hosted 163 town halls. I am proud the Congressional Management Foundation recognized our office as a model in Congress for excellence in constituent service, transparency, and accountability.

In a highly partisan environment, I've found common sense solutions – successfully passing 30 initiatives into law and 84 measures in the U.S. House. 

As a public servant, I’ve prioritized local projects that improve our quality of life and make responsible budget choices with taxpayers’ hard-earned money including: balancing California’s budget, establishing the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel, securing funding for eBART and traffic relief projects like the Highway 4 expansion and the 680 corridor, or holding government accountable when millions were wasted on the Bay Bridge.

I’m running for re-election to move our nation forward by: lowering inflation; reducing health care costs; addressing the coronavirus pandemic; overseeing the largest infrastructure investment in modern history; helping students receive a quality education without being shackled by debt, protecting Social Security; safeguarding the environment; and ensuring government is accountable to you.

More at: www.desaulnierforcongress.com

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $406,373

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

1
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$10,000
1
American Federation of Teachers
$10,000
1
International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
1
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
$10,000
1
UA Local 467
$10,000

More information about contributions

By State:

District of Columbia 40.55%
California 34.81%
Maryland 5.68%
Virginia 4.73%
Other 14.22%
40.55%34.81%14.22%

By Size:

Large contributions (92.40%)
Small contributions (7.60%)
92.40%

By Type:

From organizations (63.81%)
From individuals (36.19%)
63.81%36.19%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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