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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 51

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Juan M. Hidalgo, Jr.

Retired U.S. Marine
54,362 votes (27.2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Jobs- The unemployment rate in the district has remained at an astounding 17.5 percent. This is unacceptable and my first priority will be to get Americans back to work and lower taxes on small businesses so they can grow and employ more people.
  • Education- Our children are our greatest investment, which has been neglected for the last four years. When we make a pathway for our youth to receive a quality education, we secure our Nation’s future. Together we will correct this deficiency
  • National Security, Military, Veterans, and Military Families -I will always support a well-armed and trained military. I will always place emphasis on the continuous care of our heroes and their families who have sacrificed so much for our Country.



Profession:Sergeant Major Juan M. Hidalgo Jr. United States Marine Corps (Retired)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $79,902

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

Combat Veterans for Congress
Employees of Scaroni Family Of Companies
Employees of Juan M Hidalgo Jr
Employees of Bornt & Sons
Employees of Deltak Manufacturing
Employees of ResMed

More information about contributions

By State:

California 88.79%
Florida 4.33%
District of Columbia 3.20%
Oregon 1.60%
Virginia 1.60%
Other 0.48%

By Size:

Large contributions (78.13%)
Small contributions (21.87%)

By Type:

From organizations (8.01%)
From individuals (91.99%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Official Statement

Researched by Voter’s Edge
Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

51st District

Sergeant Major, United States Marine Corps (Retired)

Juan M. Hidalgo Jr. grew up with his family in National City, CA. After completing his education, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served with high distinction for over 31 years. Although not a politician, he is a highly proven and decorated leader who now desires to serve every one of you in the 51st Congressional District with the same zeal, wisdom, and commitment.

In the United States Marine Corps, Hidalgo served at every level of leadership in both peace and combat. In his last assignment he served as an executive level Sergeant Major and Senior Enlisted Leader of the Joint Task Force of Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba. He will apply his proven leadership skills learned both on and off the battlefield to the challenges facing the families and individuals of the 51st District.

Hidalgo is a devoted family man and active church member who constantly volunteered over the years with his family in local causes such as Toys for Tots, Volunteers of America and feeding the homeless. His earnest desire is to continue to serve our beloved Country by going to Washington to help break the political gridlock so that the common hard working citizens and not the special interests get heard and served. It is time for Hidalgo’s servant leadership.

“Always Faithful.” Juan Hidalgo has adopted this to express his steadfast and proven commitment to be a faithful servant and representative for all the people of California’s 51st District and the United States of America.

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