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United States of America — Green PartyCandidate for President

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Dario Hunter

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Biography

I was born in New Jersey to an African-American mother and a Persian father. We were a working poor family and for us life was a constant struggle to make ends meet. I held on to my goals, getting into Princeton and through three law degrees. I know what it’s like to come from a hard life, but I also know what it’s like to make good on little more than faith and hard work.

I've previously taught as a high school English teacher, served as a K-8 school administrator and as a community college instructor. I enjoy giving back through education and I believe that it is the key to our advancement as a country, just as it has been key to my own personal upliftment. I formerly practiced law in Canada and more recently as an international environmental lawyer at a firm in Israel-Palestine.

In Youngstown, OH, I served as a member of the Youngstown Board of Education (2016-2020), fighting the predatory effort of the State of Ohio to take over our district and trap our children in a CEO-run corporate failure. I fought to ban fracking and successfully took on local and state governments in court to uphold the public's right to public records.

A convert to Judaism (first through a Reform and then an Orthodox process), I have brought my very liberal and open-minded approach to spiritual leadership to multiple communities as a rabbi since my ordination in 2012. I was previously the campus rabbi for the College of Wooster as well as a pulpit rabbi to a local congregation in Youngstown. 

I now live in Los Angeles, California. 

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $18,286

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

1
Dario Hunter
$8,169
2
Employees of United States Department of the Interior
$240
3
Employees of Wallace, Nancy
$180
4
Que Hee, Shane
$0

More information about contributions

By State:

Ohio 75.54%
Maryland 7.58%
Washington 6.47%
California 4.62%
Other 5.78%
75.54%

By Size:

Large contributions (94.51%)
Small contributions (5.49%)
94.51%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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