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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 52

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Scott Peters

U.S. Representative
181,253 votes (56.5%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Building a prosperous economy that provides opportunity for all Americans, including making college more affordable
  • Maintaining our nation’s security, which includes a strong military, caring for our veterans, and reducing gun violence
  • Ensuring fairness and equality for all Americans



Scott earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and worked as an economist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency before attending New York University School of Law. He and his wife of 30 years, Lynn, are 27-year residents of the 52nd District. They live in La Jolla and have a daughter and son.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $3,560,544

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

Scott Peters
Qualcomm and employees
Sempra Energy and employees
Employees of University of California, San Diego
Employees of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd

More information about contributions

By State:

California 43.42%
District of Columbia 26.99%
Virginia 5.37%
New York 4.41%
Other 19.82%

By Size:

Large contributions (87.58%)
Small contributions (12.42%)

By Type:

From organizations (51.54%)
From individuals (48.46%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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