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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 74

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Matthew Harper

California State Assemblyman
46,500 votes (41.6%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Education
  • Public Safety
  • Infrastructure



Profession:California State Assemblyman
California State Assemblyman, State of California — Elected position (2014–current)
Councilman, City of Huntington Beach — Elected position (2010–2014)
Director, Orange County Transportation Authority — Elected position (2012–2014)
Mayor, City of Huntington Beach — Elected position (2013–2014)
Trustee, Huntington Beach Union High School DIstrict Board of Trustees — Elected position (1998–2010)


UNiversity of Southern California Bachelor of Science, Public Policy & Management (1996)

Community Activities

State Chairman, Young Republican Federation of California (2005–2007)

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $682,137

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

California Republican Party
G&M Oil Co.
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians
Edison International

More information about contributions

By State:

California 91.44%
Michigan 1.10%
Arizona 0.89%
Texas 0.75%
Other 5.82%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.94%)
Small contributions (0.06%)

By Type:

From organizations (97.36%)
From individuals (2.64%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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