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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 49

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Diane L. Harkey

Taxpayer Representative/Businesswoman
128,577 votes (43.6%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Repeal the gas tax and continue tax reform
  • Economic growth and job creation
  • Keeping our promises to our veterans by reforming the VA


Who supports this candidate?

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $1,644,733

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

Diane L. Harkey
Employees of FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology
Employees of Heslin Holdings
Employees of Paul Blanco Management
Blessings of Liberty PAC
General Atomics
Invest in a Strong and Secure America PAC
Lincoln Club of Orange County
Majority Committee PAC (MCPAC)
New Majority California
Value in Electing Women

More information about contributions

By State:

California 80.13%
Virginia 3.95%
District of Columbia 3.75%
Nevada 1.69%
Other 10.48%

By Size:

Large contributions (89.47%)
Small contributions (10.53%)

By Type:

From organizations (19.11%)
From individuals (80.89%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Official Statement

Researched by Voter’s Edge
Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters

49th District

Elected Taxpayer Representative and Businesswoman

As a Constitutional and State Representative for San Diego County, I’ve continually worked across party lines to get results for our district and state. I’ll take that same independent, problem-solving approach to Congress.

I am proud to have helped hundreds of women-owned businesses and others, overcome adversity and succeed. The National Federation of Independent Business rated me at 97% over five years.

I also serve as a co-Chair for the campaign to repeal the regressive gas/car tax increase that harms working families and businesses.

My 30-year career in business, banking and finance, raising a family, plus local government background, provides first-hand experience to be an effective and strong voice for you in Congress promoting:

Economy: I’ll champion tax and regulatory policies that promote economic growth, innovation, entrepreneurship, and workable, enforceable immigration and visa reforms.

Health Care: I’ll work for affordable health care policies that place patients and doctors first allowing them to decide what care is best. Better mental health care and preventing opioid addiction and homelessness will also be a priority.

Public Safety, National Defense: I’m committed to enhanced border security, walls where practical, and ensuring our nation and those that enforce laws and defend us are respected, funded, and their families receive the support and care they deserve.

San Diego Mayors, County Supervisors, City officials, Deputy Sheriffs Association, Veterans and Taxpayer groups endorse me.

“Diane has shown true leadership as a public servant including efforts to protect taxpayers and defend the middle class.” Mayor Kevin Faulconer



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Phone: 714-296-9835
Phone: 7606963550

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