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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 53

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Susan A. Davis

185,667 votes (69.1%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Economy/Jobs - Protecting & expanding the middle class, raising wages, closing the wage gap between men & women.
  • Education - Ensure our schools have the resources to prepare our kids for the global economy, reduce school loan debt, make college more affordable, expand pre-k education for all, encourage STEM education.
  • Military Families - Providing the support and benefits to help military families, especially spouses, overcome the unique challenges they face.



Profession:Representative / Member of Congress
Representative, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (2001–current)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $415,777

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

American Federation of Teachers
General Atomics
Honeywell International
National Association of Letter Carriers
Northrop Grumman
Sheet Metal Workers' International Association

More information about contributions

By State:

District of Columbia 39.55%
California 24.97%
Virginia 19.47%
Illinois 4.69%
Other 11.31%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.45%)
Small contributions (4.55%)

By Type:

From organizations (79.31%)
From individuals (20.69%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Official Statement

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

53rd District


I have never forgotten the words: “We the People.” As a community leader, my priorities have always been to listen to your concerns, to act on them and to provide excellent constituent service.

My experience as a social worker, youth mentoring program director and military spouse taught me the value of integrity, justice, responsibility, and a common sense collaborative approach to solving problems.

We need to end the dysfunction in Washington by putting country before party so we can get things done for everyday people. I take on the Administration when I disagree and work across party lines when I don’t.

We need a top-notch education system that prepares our students for the innovation economy. I know that my grandkids will not only work at different places, but they may also need to work in different jobs. As the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education, I have championed legislation to make college more affordable, to improve education at all levels and to encourage apprenticeships that translate into direct career skills.

We need an economy that rewards those who work hard and play by the rules and guarantees equal pay for equal work for women and everyone in the workplace.

As a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, I focus on our national security and making sure our soldiers and veterans receive the services, benefits and justice they have earned serving our country.

It continues to be an honor to serve you and I ask for your vote.

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