CADEM Min Endorsement

Why I'm Running

What I'll Do As Your Congressman

Our country is at a crossroads, and we need new leadership to help us back onto the right path. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s election, I knew that it was time to take a stand: to step up to serve our community and provide a check against the extremes that Donald Trump represents.

Where I stand on the Issues

Check out my positions and proposals for some of the key issues facing the American people to provide a new vision for Orange County.

About Dave

Dave Min, the California Democratic Party’s officially endorsed candidate, is a nationally-recognized expert on economic policy who has fought to protect and strengthen economic opportunity for working Americans for nearly two decades. A first-generation Korean-American, Dave worked as an enforcement attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission, as an economic and financial policy advisor to Senator Chuck Schumer, and as an economic policy director at the Center for American Progress. Dave grew up in California, and Dave and his wife Jane settled in Irvine where they both teach at the UC Irvine School of Law while raising their three children.

Dave is running for Congress to create a better America for the children of Orange County—one that reflects our core values of diversity, tolerance, and opportunity that drew his parents and millions of others like them to this country in search of a better life. Dave will stand up to Donald Trump and his reckless and senseless policies, and will work tirelessly to create an economy that works for everyone so all Orange County families can prosper.

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California Democratic Party

Dave is the only endorsed candidate of the California Democratic Party in the 45th Congressional District. With a united Democratic Party behind his candidacy,  Dave is ready to take this fight to Donald Trump’s most reliable rubber stamp, Congresswoman Mimi Walters. California Democrats are proud to support Dave in his bid to unseat Rep. Mimi Walters.

and he will stand up for us all in Washington.”

Congresswoman Judy Chu
“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.”
Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva
“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.”
Chair of the California Board of Equalization Fiona Ma
“Dave Min is exactly the right kind of candidate we need to win in Orange County.”