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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 45

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Christopher J. Gonzales

Businessman/Attorney
5,443 votes (2.4%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Advance the middle class through tax cuts, expanded employment opportunities, reduced education costs, and social security preservation.
  • Reform our healthcare system via expanded coverage, reduced costs, and expedited prescription drug approvals.
  • Preserve our freedoms and rights by defending our Constitutional rights, supporting the right to life, and enhancing our defense and border security.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Attorney and Businessman
Attorney and Business Owner, Law Office of Christopher J. Gonzales (1998–current)
Chair, Irvine Investment Committee — Appointed position (2015–2016)
Member, City of Irvine Investment Committee — Appointed position (2012–2016)
First Lieutenant, Military Police, United States Army (1982–1992)
Manager, ACE Hardware, Irvine (1981–1990)

Education

UCI (University of California, Irvine) Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science (current)
UCI (University of California, Irvine) Bachelor of Science (B.A.), Social Ecology with Criminal Justice Minor (current)
California State University, Fullerton Military History Certification, Military History (current)
UCLA School of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1992)

Community Activities

Member, Irvine Chamber of Commerce (2019–2020)
Pro Life Advocate, Multiple Organizations (Obria Medical Clinic, Mary's Shelter, LAPS, others) (2019–2020)
Domestic Violence Volunteer, Orange County District Attorney's Office (2019–2020)
Member, Supreme Court of California (1998–current)
Advocate, Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial (2004–2010)

Who supports this candidate?

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $18,362

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

1
Employees of informative research
$2,500
2
Employees of Asl Real Estate
$1,000
2
Employees of Magnetisms, Phelps And Phillips Llp
$1,000
2
Employees of Quintilone & Assoc.
$1,000
2
Employees of Wilson Sonsi Goodrich & Rosati
$1,000

More information about contributions

By State:

California 97.33%
Nevada 2.67%
97.33%

By Size:

Large contributions (86.32%)
Small contributions (13.68%)
86.32%13.68%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Videos (4)

— February 10, 2020 Committee for Gonzales for Congress 2020 (Filmed at Laguna Woods Village)

Christopher Gonzales reviews his experience, campaign platform, and Congressional campaign.

— February 10, 2020 Committee for Gonzales for Congress 2020

A brief, 30 second snapshot of Christopher Gonzales' experience and campaign platform.

Christopher Gonzales for Congress: A Pro Life Advocate — February 10, 2020 Committee for Gonzales for Congress 2020

An overview of the candidate's pro life position.

The Hometown Candidate: Christopher Gonzales — February 10, 2020 Committee for Gonzales for Congress 2020

Christopher discusses his longtime residency and love for District 45.

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