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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 36

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Kimberlin Brown Pelzer

Small Business Owner
27,648 votes (23.2%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Strengthen Our National Security
  • Make Healthcare Affordable
  • Pass a Balanced Budget & Cut the National Debt



Kimberlin has spent the past three decades building a successful career in and outside of

Hollywood. While she is best known for her prominent role in CBS’s award winning

international soap operas, the real-life Kimberlin is far more interesting than the character that

millions of Americans see every week on TV. She is a proud wife and mother, successful

entrepreneur, philanthropist, two-time bone marrow donor, and a passionate advocate for

women engagement in politics.


Kimberlin and her husband Gary have built several successful businesses over the years

including a sports fishing and marina rental business, and an avocado farm. She also owns and

personally operates her own successful design company, K. Brown Design. Like many small

business owners, Kimberlin built her companies from the ground up and now employs over 100



Kimberlin entered the national political spotlight as a prime time featured speaker at the

Republican National Convention in 2016. She fervently spoke about small business, women in

business, and securing the American Dream for future generations. While she was invited to

speak at the RNC because of her role as an actress, Kimberlin’s other life experiences are what

have compelled her to run for Congress in the 36th district. She strongly believes that the

district has not been effectively represented and that her diverse track record of successes will

enable her to be a principled and effective, results driven leader in Congress.


Kimberlin and her husband Gary are homeowners in Palm Springs. She enjoys an active lifestyle

of skiing, boating, golfing, and spending time with her adult children when they’re in town. She

and Gary are also active in a number of charitable organizations and foundations.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $839,645

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

Employees of Aircraft Spruce and Specialty
Employees of Hanna Capital Management Inc.
Value in Electing Women
Employees of Metro Auto Auction
Employees of Action Sports

More information about contributions

By State:

California 68.63%
Arizona 6.03%
Texas 3.41%
Nevada 3.09%
Other 18.84%

By Size:

Large contributions (93.99%)
Small contributions (6.01%)

By Type:

From organizations (9.75%)
From individuals (90.25%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I was raised to believe that hard work, personal responsibility, and a strong set of principles will lead to a better life, not a reliance on government--a set of traits that I think many have forgotten today. I am a Republican because I believe that our country is safest by having a strong national security, an organized and lawful immigration process, and astrong borders. I believe that hard-working people should keep as much of their money as possible, and government has a responsibility to spend in a manner that allows citizens to do that. I believe in the personal rights and freedoms that make us uniquely Americans, and that any effort to encroach on those rights should be struck down swiftly.

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