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California Board of EqualizationCandidate for Member, District 4

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Matthew Harper

Businessman/Business Owner
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Pledge to Protect Proposition 13.
  • Pledge to Oppose Tax Increases.
  • Advocate for California Taxpayers.



Profession:Former Huntington Beach Mayor & State Assemblyman
Real Estate Broker, Matthew Harper, California Licensed Real Estate Broker (2009–current)
Real Estate Broker, Matthew Harper, California Licensed Real Estate Broker #01318238 (2009–current)
California State Assemblyman, California State Assembly — Elected position (2014–2018)
Director, Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors — Elected position (2012–2014)
City Councilman, City of Huntington Beach — Elected position (2010–2014)
Mayor, City of Huntington Beach — Elected position (2013–2014)
Trustee, Huntington Beach Union High School District — Elected position (1998–2010)


University of Idaho Certificate, Legislative Energy Horizon Institute (2015)
Chapman University Certificate, Orange County Leadership Academy XII (2009)
California School Boards Association Certificate, Masters in Governance (2000)
University of Southern California Bachelor of Science, Public Policy & Management (1996)
Huntington Beach High School Diploma, College Prep & Advanced Placement (1992)

Community Activities

Member, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge #1959 (2009–current)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $9,400

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

Apartment Association of Orange County
Employees of Lurie, Zepeda, Schmalz, Hogan & Martin
Employees of Nemeth Law Firm

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)

By Type:

From organizations (10.64%)
From individuals (89.36%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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