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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 45

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Greg Raths

Retired Marine Colonel
39,942 votes (17.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Reduce Healthcare Cost, Stop Illegal Immigration, Reduce Taxes
  • Security of Orange County Residents
  • Prosperity of Orange County Residents

Experience

Experience

Profession:Councilman for Mission Viejo, Retired USMC Colonel
Vice Chairman, Orange County Veterans Advisory Council — Appointed position (2015–current)
President, Mission Viejo Rotary Club — Elected position (2019–current)
Mayor of Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo City Council — Elected position (2019–2019)
Mayor Pro Tem of Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo City Council — Elected position (2018–2018)
Mayor Pro Tem of Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo City Council — Elected position (2015–2015)
Commercial Ariline Pilot, Jet Blue Airways (2004–2008)
Colonel, United States Marine Corps (1972–2004)

Education

California State University Fullerton Bachelor of Arts, History & Political Science (2013)
National Defense University Masters of Science, Military Strategy (1996)
Arizona State University Bachelor of Science, Business (1975)

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (3)

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 Greg Raths:

Support the infrastructure bill that the Presisent has proposed.

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

Reduce the cost of all health care and perscription drugs.

Describe an immigration policy that you would support if presented to the House of Representatives.
Answer from Greg Raths:
  • Secure the borders.
  • Go after those who have overstayed their Visas.
  • End chain migration and the lottery system.
  • Go to merit based immigration.

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $515,080

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

1
Greg Raths
$142,654
2
Employees of Howard Industries
$5,600
2
Employees of Mayer Investment Company
$5,600
3
Employees of City Of Sjc
$4,000
3
Employees of Horowitz Group
$4,000

More information about contributions

By State:

California 91.86%
Arizona 2.16%
Texas 1.51%
District of Columbia 1.13%
Other 3.35%
91.86%

By Size:

Large contributions (81.49%)
Small contributions (18.51%)
81.49%18.51%

By Type:

From organizations (1.32%)
From individuals (98.68%)
98.68%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Videos (3)

— February 8, 2020 Candidate Campaign

Greg shows how this run for US Congress is is Last Mission to serve

— February 8, 2020 Candidate Campaign

Why so many people are leaving California

— February 8, 2020 Candidate Campaign

Why Greg is running for Congress

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