David Valadao- California 21
David Valadao a dairy farmer who is the U.S. Representative for California's 21st congressional district was elected in 2020 on Donald Trump’s coattails. Before being elected to Congress, he served one term in the California State Assembly, representing the 30th district.
After Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in May 2016, Valadao said he would support his candidacy. He rescinded his support in June 2016, declining to endorse Trump and saying he could not support a candidate who "denigrates people based on their ethnicity, religion, or disabilities."
Key NeverTrump Actions and Quotes:
Statement on voting for the fact-free impeachment of President Donald Trump:
Washington, DC Office
1728 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Bakersfield District Office
Hanford District Office
107 South Douty Street
Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 460-6070
Potential Opposition Candidates:
(Primary is June 7, 2022)
From the Article:
…former Fresno City Councilman Chris Mathys this week announced he intends to run against Valadao. Mathys…called Valadao’s impeachment vote a sign of “disloyalty” to Trump. Mathys said he took personal offense to the vote and referenced his experience as an Army veteran.
“You don’t always like who you’re working for, but you’re always loyal and dedicated to your commander-in-chief,” Mathys said. “In the military you always follow your commander-in-chief…