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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 45

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Don Sedgwick

Mayor/Small Businessman
28,465 votes (12.8%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ending illegal immigration.
  • Implementing No Budget, No Pay, where members of Congress don't get paid if they don't pass a budget.
  • Solving homelessness.

Experience

Biography

Community and family mean everything to me. I’ve been proud to call Orange County home my whole life and have played a part in making it a better place as a dad, a small business owner, coaching youth sports and scouting, even on the School Board, and as Mayor of Laguna Hills. My wife, Monica, and I live in the 45th District and are blessed to have four children who attended neighborhood schools.

The path that led me to run for Congress started long before I took public office. When my father passed away suddenly I stepped up to save the family business, managing a 200-store retail jewelry chain that provided for our family, our workers and their families. Keeping his entrepeneurial spirit alive as an Orange County small businessowner, I currently run a wholesale fashion jewelry business.

His passing taught me that when things look bleak – don’t give up, don’t back down. Running for Congress is no different. Where we are heading is unacceptable. I won’t let radical liberals dismantle our way of life. I believe in a Conservative vision to move Orange County families forward. I can get it done in Washington because I’ve done it here at the local level.

An active life-long Republican with unwavering Conservative values, I stood up for Orange County families as Mayor of Laguna Hills and as a member of the Saddleback Valley School Board. While serving on the Saddleback Valley Unified School District Board for 18 years, I also served as President of the Orange County School Boards Association, represented Orange County on the State School Boards Association’s Board of Directors, and was a member of the Board of Directors for the CIF Southern Section, where I promoted increased participation and safety in high school athletics. For several years I organized and directed the local Symposium on the Family, which works to educate parents and encourage local institutions to support families and children.

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $865,193

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

1
rj noble company and employees
$19,600
2
Employees of Marina Landscape
$15,500
3
Employees of Care Trust Reit
$11,200
3
Employees of Continuing Life
$11,200
3
Employees of Hanna Capital Management Inc.
$11,200
3
Employees of True Air Mechanical
$11,200

More information about contributions

By State:

California 79.96%
Utah 6.91%
Maryland 5.59%
Virginia 1.48%
Other 6.06%
79.96%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.83%)
Small contributions (2.17%)
97.83%

By Type:

From organizations (1.75%)
From individuals (98.25%)
98.25%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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