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  Davis, Susan A.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2013-10-01  
 
NameSusan A. Davis
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San Diego, California 92138, United States
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Born April 13, 1944 (75 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
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Feb 05, 2018 07:16pm
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InfoIn 2000, Susan A. Davis was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Her district encompasses much of the heart of San Diego and its coastline.

Susan�s interest in public affairs grew out of her experiences as a social worker, parent, youth mentor, and military spouse. Through these life experiences, Susan developed an understanding of and deep commitment to improving her community and country.

Susan was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She grew up in Richmond, California. Susan graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in sociology. She then earned a master�s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina.

After graduation, Susan and her husband, Steve, were stationed in Japan with their two children, Jeffery and Benjamin, while Steve served as a doctor in the Air Force during the Vietnam War.

Susan and her family have lived in San Diego since 1972. She and Steve have been married for 33 years. They have one grandchild, Henry Sloane Davis.

In Congress, Susan is proud to serve on the House Armed Services Committee, the Education and the Workforce Committee, and the Veterans Affairs Committee. She is focusing on the issues of defense, education, environment, health care, and veterans affairs.

Making a difference in Congress:

Defense and national security

Increased spending on defense and homeland security
Fought for the largest military pay raise in decades
Worked to restore free and reduced lunch programs for military families
The San Diego Business Journal honored Susan as a �Woman Who Means Business� for her work on defense issues
Education
Worked to reform the education system through HR 1, which improved teacher quality, established state-based student testing, increased funding for our neediest schools.

Environment

Opposed oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Supported increasing fuel economy standards for trucks and SUVs
Secured critical funding to protect San Diego�s wildlife and open spaces
Healthcare
Introduced groundbreaking legislation to allow women direct access to their OB/Gyn
Introduced legislation to regulate the dietary supplement industry and protect our children by banning the sale of dietary supplements containing ephedrine to those under 18
Introduced legislation to assist with the cost of long-term health care
Veterans
Introduced legislation to increase VA home loan guarantees for veterans
Increased the number of housing vouchers for homeless veterans
Reduced out-of-pocket health care costs for lower-income veterans
Prior to her election to Congress:


1983-1992 � Susan served on the San Diego City School Board - serving as President or Vice President for five of those years.
1990-1994 � Susan was the Executive Director of the Aaron Price Fellows Program, a program designed to teach multi-ethnic high school students leadership and citizenship skills.
1994-2000 � Susan served three terms in the California State Assembly.


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  01/03/2019 US House Armed Services Committee Majority Members Won 6.45% (+0.22%)
  01/03/2019 US House Education and Labor Committee Majority Members Won 6.54% (+0.22%)
  11/06/2018 CA District 53 Won 69.07% (+38.15%)
  06/05/2018 CA District 53 - Open Primary Won 64.06% (+49.72%)
  11/08/2016 CA District 53 Won 67.01% (+34.02%)
  06/07/2016 CA District 53 - Open Primary Won 65.48% (+50.32%)
  11/04/2014 CA - District 53 Won 58.84% (+17.67%)
  06/03/2014 CA - District 53 - Open Primary Won 56.26% (+35.59%)
  11/06/2012 CA - District 53 Won 61.43% (+22.86%)
  06/05/2012 CA - District 53 - Open Primary Won 57.81% (+15.62%)
  11/02/2010 CA - District 53 Won 62.26% (+28.26%)
  06/08/2010 CA District 53 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 CA - District 53 Won 68.49% (+41.04%)
  06/03/2008 CA District 53- D Primary Won 87.60% (+75.20%)
  11/07/2006 CA - District 53 Won 67.56% (+37.56%)
  06/06/2006 CA District 53 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 CA - District 53 Won 66.14% (+37.28%)
  03/02/2004 CA - District 53 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 CA District 53 Won 62.19% (+24.41%)
  11/07/2000 CA District 49 Won 49.63% (+3.45%)
  11/03/1998 CA State Assembly 76 Won 65.32% (+33.57%)
  11/05/1996 CA State Assembly 76 Won 53.05% (+8.74%)
  11/08/1994 CA State Assembly 76 Won 49.43% (+3.81%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  03/03/2020 CA District 53 - Open Primary ???
ENDORSEMENTS
CA District 49 - Open Primary - Jun 05, 2018 D Sara Jacobs
CA US Senate - Open Primary - Jun 07, 2016 D Loretta B. Sanchez
San Diego City Council - District 3 - Runoff - Nov 04, 2008 D Todd Gloria
San Diego City Council - District 3 - Jun 03, 2008 D Todd Gloria
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C00344671 Susan Davis for Congress $ 167860.03