“With a united Democratic Party behind my candidacy, I’m ready to take this fight to Donald Trump’s most reliable rubber stamp, Congresswoman Mimi Walters.” – Dave Min

Dave is the only endorsed candidate of the California Democratic Party in the 45th Congressional District. California Democrats are proud to support Dave in his bid to unseat Rep. Mimi Walters.

“I am pleased to endorse Dave Min for United States Congress.  As the state’s chief fiscal officer, I know Dave is the best candidate to represent the residents and businesses of the 45th Congressional District.  A nationally recognized expert on economic policy, Dave will protect women’s rights to make their own healthcare decisions, push to increase access to affordable healthcare, and fight to create an economy that works for everyone.”

  Betty Yee

   California State Controller

“I’m supporting Dave Min for Congress in California’s 45th Congressional District because I know that he will work every day to make life better for his constituents in Orange County. On education, environmental protection, healthcare, jobs and a host of other issues, Dave Min has demonstrated that he understands what is at stake and shares our values.”

  Rep. Judy Chu  

   California’s 27th Congressional District

“Whether it’s his tireless devotion to engaging with constituents or his unique understanding of the concerns of his community, Dave Min has shown that he will be an outstanding advocate for California’s 45th Congressional District. As a fellow educator, I am particularly impressed by Dave Min’s commitment to education, from pre-K to post-secondary. He understands the importance of investing in an educational system that works for everyone. Orange County families need Dave in Congress because he will fight for their values and listen to them.”

 

   Rep. Alan Lowenthal

    California’s 47th Congressional District

“As an Orange County native and mom, I know the challenges that working families face here in our community. Dave Min gets it. He has the experience, the vision, and the passion to represent the vibrant, diverse and hardworking families of California’s 45th Congressional district. I have seen him work tirelessly to reach out to voters that have felt abandoned by their political representatives, and give them a voice. I know he’ll be a tireless advocate for education, healthcare, environmental protection, middle class job creation, and women’s rights. I am proud to endorse Dave Min for Congress.”

  Rep. Linda Sanchez

   California’s 38th Congressional District

 

 

  Rep. Mark Takano

   California’s 41st Congressional District

“Dave Min will be an outstanding member of Congress who will be committed to representing the values of his district. Dave’s ‘Dad Agenda’ of investing in long-term priorities like education, infrastructure and preventing climate change will help address the challenges faced by Southern California families. Dave’s thoughtful and pragmatic approach to governing will serve him well in Congress.”

  Rep. Scott Peters

   California’s 52nd Congressional District

“I look forward to working with Dave Min in Congress to protect Californians from Donald Trump’ s dangerous agenda. Dave’s strong support for DREAMERS and his emphasis on improving the lives of working California families by investing in our crumbling infrastructure and improving the educational and economic opportunities available for all is commendable. He has earned the overwhelming support of the local community because of his strong commitment to grassroots campaigning, and I know Dave will be a tireless advocate for his district when he is in Congress.”

  Rep. Grace Napolitano

   California’s 32nd Congressional District

“Serving as a UC Irvine law professor, as well as a community leader, Dave has consistently proved a commitment to putting people first, and ensuring our economy works for middle-class America. That is why I’m proud to endorse Dave Min for Congress in California’s 45th District.”

  Rep. Ami Bera

   California’s 7th Congressional District

“Dave Min shares my commitment to fighting for all families to achieve the American Dream. I know Dave will be a relentless advocate for middle class families, immigrants, students, seniors and veterans, and he brings a much-needed economic expertise to Congress. I’m proud to endorse Dave Min for Congress because he is the candidate with the right background, experience and vision to represent his incredibly diverse district.”

  Rep. Pete Aguilar

   California’s 31st Congressional District

“Having represented and worked with Orange County residents for many years, I know Dave Min is the best prepared to meet the challenge of standing up for Orange County alongside me in Congress.  He connects, he listens, and he takes action. I look forward to working with Dave to improve public schools & protect and serve our veterans.”

  Rep. Lou Correa

   California’s 46th Congressional District

 

  Rep. Tony Cardenas

   California’s 29th Congressional District

 

  Rep. Brad Sherman

   California’s 30th Congressional District

 

  Rep. Raul Ruiz

   California’s 36th Congressional District

 

 

  Rep. Salud Carbajal

   California’s 24th Congressional District

“I know what it takes for a Democrat to unseat a Republican in Orange County, and I’m proud to endorse Dave Min in the 45th District because he has what it takes and shares my commitment to working families, educators and the future of our children. Dave is a thoughtful, hardworking, and principled leader who has already proven his commitment to listening and fighting for Orange County residents, no matter who they are. As someone who spent 31 years teaching in the classroom, I appreciate Dave’s work as an educator and his focus on building a brighter future for our children. I’m with Dave because he can win and he will stand up for us all in Washington.”

  Sharon Quirk-Silva  

   Assemblymember from California’s 65th District

   Former Mayor of Fullerton

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“Dave Min is exactly the right kind of candidate we need to win in Orange County.”

  Fiona Ma

   California Board of Equalization Member

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“Dave Min is a community leader who has demonstrated a deep concern for the cities, businesses and families he will represent. His dedication to public outreach and tenacity for developing solutions to the challenges his constituents face brings a new enthusiasm and fresh prospective to the 45th District. Dave Min is a nationally recognized expert on financial law, a respected educator, and an active member of the local community. Dave shares his family time with friends, neighbors and the Orange County residents he will represent. I am proud to endorse Dave Min’s candidacy for the 45th Congressional District and look forward to the results of his hard work and dedication.”

  Ross Chun

   City of Aliso Viejo Mayor Pro Tem

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  Beckie Gomez

   Tustin Mayor Pro Tem

   Orange County Board of Education Member

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  Jesus Silva

   City of Fullerton Council Member

“I proudly announce my endorsement of Dave Min for Congress in my home district, CD 45. Dave will work hard to support and protect all women to ensure that women are treated more fairly in all areas of society especially in healthcare and in the workplace. He is a strong advocate for Planned Parenthood and the basic and essential services they provide in our communities. Dave has been working tirelessly to meet as many people as possible so he can better understand the important issues facing the incredibly diverse 45th District. He is a man of integrity and principles who cares deeply about our children and their future.”

  Fran Sdao

   Chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County

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“Dave Min understands our Orange County communities. Having visited every corner of the 45th Congressional District, I know he’s the best candidate to represent these cities and create an economy that works for everyone.”

  Sukhee Kang

   Former Irvine Mayor

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“Dave is a warm and thoughtful family man who is running for all the right reasons. He’ll stand up for our values in Congress and put the residents of this district in control for a change. It’s about time.”

  Mary Ann Gaido

   Former Longtime Irvine Councilwoman

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“Dave Min has proven that he understands the unique and pressing needs of our community, such as restoring funding for first responders to keep our neighborhoods safe, addressing our growing homelessness crisis, or dealing with the proliferation of abusive sober living rehabilitation facilities. Orange County families need and deserve someone who is willing to fight for our middle class values. Dave is engaged in our community, and I know he is the right choice to represent Orange County in Congress.”

  Katrina Foley

   Costa Mesa City Councilwoman

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“As a a Navy intelligence officer and member of the Board of Trustees for Mt. San Antonio Community College, I’m proud to support Dave Min as a candidate for California’s 45th Congressional District. Dave is an outstanding community leader with the right experience to represent Orange County families and our veterans. His strong campaign and record of engaging voters and leading on the important issues are examples of what makes him the best candidate to unseat Mimi Walters this November.

Jay Chen

   Mount San Antonio College Board Trustee

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  John Palacio

   Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education President

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  Valerie Amezcua

   Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education Vice President

  Ali Taj

   Mayor of Artesia

   Amy Hanacek

    Trustee, Capistrano Unified School Board

  Dr. Gary Pritchard

   Trustee, Capistrano Unified School Board

  Mike Eng

   Former Assemblyman and Mayor of Monterey Park

  Andrew Rodriguez

   Walnut City Councilmember

  David Lau

   Former Mayor of Monterey Park

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Dave has been awarded the Gun Sense Candidate Distinction by Moms Demand Action.

This distinction is given only to candidates who have pledged to support common sense solutions to daily gun violence.

“We are proud to support Dave Min’s campaign for Congress. We are impressed by the tremendous job Dave has done advocating for working families over his career and since announcing his candidacy in April. We know that when Dave is elected to Congress, he will be a champion for working families who will fight to strengthen our economy, create good paying jobs, fight for real tax reform that benefits the middle class instead of billionaires and foreign investors, and fix our healthcare system so that it works for everyone.”

Teamsters Joint Council 42 represents 23 Teamsters Union Locals located in Southern California, Southern Nevada, Guam, Saipan and Hawaii. Nearly 250,000 working Teamsters and retirees are affiliated with the Joint Council.

“The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters is pleased to endorse the candidacy of Dave Min to be the next member of Congress from California’s 45th  District. Orange County needs representatives who will fight hard for working people, our senior citizens and students about to enter the workforce and we believe Dave will do exactly that. Dave will fight to ensure that we provide pathways for training in construction and other workforce areas, in tandem with our community colleges and high schools. Dave will also be someone who can work with members of Congress from both political parties to improve the quality of life in Orange County. Dave will know when it’s time to fight and when it’s time to find common ground for the betterment of all. The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters are excited to support Dave Min’s campaign for Congress.”

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters represent 50,000 Carpenters in Southern and Central California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and West Texas. Their members are men and women working as bridge builders, industrial carpenters, millwrights, piledrivers, insulators, dry wallers and more.

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ASPIRE PAC

ASPIRE is the new name of the CAPAC Leadership PAC, which represents over 60 Members of Congress. The ASPIRE PAC offers a voice for the AAPI community and encourages active participation in the U.S. political process.

ASPIRE PAC is proud to endorse Dave Min’s candidacy for California’s 45th District to unseat Rep. Mimi Walters. 

“Since early 2017, Dave has been attending our meetings talking with our members about his values, and after seeing his vigorous commitment to engaging the constituency of California’s 45th District, our club’s members voted overwhelmingly to endorse Dave. We believe that in Congress, Dave will be a champion for the values of our generation, and we’re proud to back his bid for Congress. We think Dave has what it takes to beat Rep. Mimi Walters and flip CA-45.” 

  College Democrats at UC Irvine 

“The Orange County High School Democrats voted unanimously to endorse Dave because we have seen his tireless efforts to engage every person in the community—he takes no constituent for granted. He has taken the time and effort to listen to the issues and concerns of the young people in Orange County, and genuinely values their input. We firmly believe that Dave will be the candidate who can turnout voters—of all ages and backgrounds—in the general election and truly represent the diverse constituency in the 45th district.” 

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  Korean American Democratic Club

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The AAAFund was founded in 1999 to bring together progressive AAPI leaders from each of the major ethnic groups and from all over America.  Our officers, board of directors, advisory board and honorary board represent every major ethnic group and every major region of the country.  Together, we are building a national network of AAAFund chapters, affiliates, and leaders that are increasing the AAPI community’s voice in all parts of the country and at all levels of government.  We are engaging AAPIs: young and old: in the political process, and mobilizing the community behind candidates who care.

The AAAFund is proud to endorse Dave Min’s candidacy for Congress.

“Americans deserve the kind of common sense leadership that will unleash growth, encourage innovation, and restore fiscal responsibility. The NewDemPAC supports candidates who embody these ideals and who reject partisan gridlock to work together to build an economy that leaves no American behind. The NewDemPAC is proud to support Dave’s campaign for Congress.”

  NewDemPAC

“The American people have made it perfectly clear that they are sick of partisan bickering, divisive rhetoric, and destructive policies. They want real leaders and real solutions, and that’s exactly why BOLD PAC is proud to endorse Dave Min,” – Rep. Tony Cardenas, CHC BOLD PAC Chair.

  Congressional Hispanic Caucus Bold PAC

“Washington needs leaders who will fight for working families and give those families a voice. As a member of Congress, Dave Min will listen to working people, not special interests and their lobbyists. He’s serious about standing up to the Trump administration and we know he’ll work for Orange County families every single day. The California Labor Federation is proud to endorse Dave Min for Congress because we know he is the right candidate to defeat Mimi Walters in November and represent California in Congress.” 

  California Labor Federation

“The LGBTQ community has made great strides in the last decade, but the Trump administration and its enablers in Congress want to turn back the clock. Equality California is proud to endorse Dave Min because supporting LGBTQ rights is a fundamental, non-negotiable issue for Dave. He rightfully believes the government’s role should be to facilitate the ability of ALL its citizens to seek happiness and NOT to promote or support discrimination. Dave is the best candidate to take on Representative Mimi Walters and we are behind him 100%.”  -Rick Zbur, Equality California Executive Director.

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