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Katie Porter


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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-2018 Democratic CD-45 158906 Win
11-03-2020 Democratic CD-45 221843 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: January 3, 1974 in Fort Dodge, Iowa
Children: Three

2011-2019: Professor, UC Irvine
2012-2014: Staff, California Department of Justice (National Mortgage Settlement)

  • CLOSE CONTEST: The weekend following the 2018 General Election, Mimi Walters lead Porter by 2009 votes. The following day, Walters' lead dropped to 1011 votes and one week after the election, Porter took a 261 vote lead over Walters. By November 24th, Walters trailed by 10,313 votes.
  • PUBLISHED: Author of Modern Consumer Law (2016), Co-author of The Law of Debtors and Creditors (2014), and Editor of Broke: How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class (2012).