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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 45

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Mimi Walters

U.S. Representative, 45th District
182,618 votes (58.6%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Lower taxes and cut wasteful government spending. Reduce debt and balance the budget.
  • Promote a more business friendly climate that will spur the economy and create good-paying jobs.
  • A strong national defense and to ensure our Veterans are better taken care of.



Profession:U.S. Representative, 45th District
U.S. Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (2014–current)
Congresswoman, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (2014–current)
State Senator, California State Senate — Elected position (2008–2014)
State Assemblywoman, California State Assembly — Elected position (2004–2008)
City Councilwoman, Laguna Niguel City Council — Elected position (1996–2004)


Prior to her election to the House of Representatives, Mimi Walters represented Orange County in the California State Senate and State Assembly. She possesses a background in business, finance and local government having first been elected office to the Laguna Niguel City Council in 1996. Her professional career has included serving as an investment executive for seven years at a major investment banking firm.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $2,000,729

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

Security First Corp and employees
Cox Enterprises and employees
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) and employees
Comcast and employees
Edwards Lifesciences and employees
Union Pacific and employees

More information about contributions

By State:

California 48.54%
District of Columbia 21.67%
Virginia 7.84%
New York 2.74%
Other 19.22%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.40%)
Small contributions (2.60%)

By Type:

From organizations (55.27%)
From individuals (44.73%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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