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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 56

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America Figueroa

55,684 votes (36.4%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Restoring local control in education. Decentralizing control from Sacramento and back to our communities.
  • Reducing taxes and regulations for small businesses and working people.
  • Improving air and water quality in our district.



I’m a Mexican immigrant, born and raised in Mexicali, B.C. México. Naturalized US citizen over ten years ago. I come from a family of schoolteachers. I’ve served my community for more than 20 years, as a teacher, a mentor, supporting women victims of domestic violence and families in need. I’ve been an advocate for children and families, as a radio host for different Christian stations, a column writer for La Prensa Hispana Bilingual Newspaper, a children’s pastor and women’s leader. I currently serve as director for Alliance To Protect Children, a statewide grassroots organization advocating and defending the innocence of our children, and dedicated to inform, educate, and activate parents, community and taxpayers on issues that impact our children’s health, safety, and education. I am not a career politician, I am a mother of 5, a woman of faith, and an educator, and I’m taking a leap of faith because young generations deserve better than what we are leaving behind for them.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $12,353

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

Oak Tree Pac
Employees of City of Indio
Employees of J L Chiriaco, Inc
Republican Party of Imperial County
Heritage Palms Republican Club

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (87.43%)
Small contributions (12.57%)

By Type:

From organizations (44.44%)
From individuals (55.56%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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