Katie Porter

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KATIE PORTER

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE - CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 45

 

RACE SUMMARY:  Defeated 2-term Republican incumbent Mimi Walters to become the first Democrat to represent the District since it's creation in 1953

VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack.us 

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 1/3/1974

EDUCATION: Yale University (BA), Harvard Law School (JD)

OCCUPATION:  Attorney

FAMILY: Single, 3 Children 

CAREER:

  • 2019 - Present: U.S. Representative, California 25th District
  • (2012-present) California's Indepenent Monitor of the Banks 
  • (2006-present) Law Professor, University of Iowa College of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law 

COMMITTEES:

  • Financial Services 

ELECTED: 2018

 

 

ISRAEL


  • Supports a two state solution 
  • Supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship

 

CHOICE


  • Will work to stop defunding of Planned Parenthood
  • Supports Roe v. Wade 
  • Committed to protecting reproductive rights for all women 

 

In Her Own Words

"Women cannot have social and economic equality without bodily autonomy. No matter who it is, every woman should have the right to make healthcare decisions for herself."

"Nowhere in the world is there a stronger need for steady and thoughtful American leadership than in the Middle East. Israel is the only free democracy in the Middle East, and its stability and success is a model for the region."


 

SOURCES: 1) Twitter  2) 2018 Position Papers

 

Interesting Facts


 She is a tenured law professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law where she teaches consumer, bankruptcy, and commerical Law. 

Named to the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy in 2017.