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David G. ValadaoREPRepublican United States Representative, CA-21
45
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2
Years of Experience
CAResidence (state)

David Goncalves Valadao (val-ə-DAY-oh; born April 14, 1977) is an American politician and dairy farmer serving as the U.S. representative for California's 21st congressional district since 2021, a seat he previously held from 2013 to 2019. His district comprises part of the San Joaquin Valley. A member of the Republican Party, Valadao first won his seat in 2020, defeating Democratic incumbent TJ Cox in a rematch of his unsuccessful 2018 congressional run. He was reelected in 2022, defeating Democrat Rudy Salas. Before his election to Congress, Valadao served one term in the California State Assembly, representing the 30th district from 2010 to 2012. Valadao was one of ten Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump during Trump's second impeachment and one of two to be renominated and reelected, along with Dan Newhouse.

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Campaign Funding

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$2,768,474
Total Raised
$2,806,588
Total Spent
$49,172
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
College of the Sequoias
1996 - 1998
Hanford High School
Hanford Joint Union High School District
1995
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Assembly Member
California State Assembly
2010 - 2012
Managing Partner
Valadao Dairy
Current
Former Chair
Regional Leadership Council, Land O' Lakes, Incorporated
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Member
4-H
Current
Member
No Label Problem Solvers Coalition
Member
Congressional Hispanic Conference
Member
Western States Dairy Trade Association
Member
Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute
Member
Future Farmers of America
Member
Children's Hospital Central California
Member
California Milk Advisory Board
Co-Chair
US-Mexico Friendship Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Portuguese American Caucus
Co-Founder
Sikh American Caucus
Former Member
Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, United States House of Representatives
Member
Dairy Caucus
Member
Small Business Caucus
Member
Sportsmen's Caucus
Member
Brazil Caucus
Member
Native American Caucus