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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 43

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Edwin P. Duterte

Investment Advisor
3,673 votes (4.2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Create legislation that will increase economic competitiveness with a strong focus on industries that include Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)
  • Fix education with more involvement from the private sector to guide the Education System as to what are the skills necessary for our workforce to be competitive.
  • Create legislation that will strengthen the First Amendment



Profession:Commercial Real Estate Investment Advisor
Commercial Real Estate Investment Advisor, Top Tier Commercial Real Estate (2014–current)
Business Owner, The Viral Publciity (2010–2014)
Business Owner, Pink Slip Mixers Events (2008–2010)


California State University, Hayward (1992)

Community Activities

Member, Asian American Pacific Islander GOP Leadership Caucus (2017–current)
Member, Asian American Pacific Islander GOP Leadership Caucus (2017–current)
President, South Bay Republican Assembly (2017–2017)


As a community leader, Edwin Duterte founded a national "pay it forward" movement called “Pink Slip Mixers” to help the Great Recession unemployed find work.  He was honored as “Hero At Home” by KTLA TV and “Hero of the Week” by KNX Radio.


He is the immediate past president of the South Bay Republican Assembly and currently sits as a member of the Asian American Pacific Islander GOP Leadership Caucus based in Washington DC.  As a staunch Republican, his platform is primarily to improve STEM education for a stronger workforce and higher paying jobs.

Who supports this candidate?

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $18,715

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

Edwin P. Duterte
Employees of Tsuneishi Insurance Agency
Employees of Nvidia
Employees of Verifone
Duterte, Ildefonso

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (75.96%)
Small contributions (24.04%)

By Type:

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

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Edwin Duterte is a Fiscal Conservative and will pay heavy attention to to our national budget.  Our government has a spending problem.  Additionally, Edwin Duterte is the only son of legal immigrants.  He is very sensitive to immigration rights and will work to fix the administration of immigration.

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