Porter is the first Democrat to be elected to represent her district, which covers much of south-central Orange County. She was voted toughest questioner in Congress for her tough questions to corporate executives on wage and banking issues.
She raised more than $1 million in the final quarter of 2019, leaving her with $2.7 million in the bank in her bid to hang on to the seat she won in 2018. Her leading opponent, Republican Donald Sedgwick of Laguna Hills, reported $521,405 on hand.
Holds office U.S. House District 45
Porter attended Harvard University and Yale University; she most recently taught at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She is a mother of three.
Declared support for legal marijuana in response to questionnaire from Cal NORML
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