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Jimmy Panetta
For U.S. Representative, 20th District

Party Preference: Democratic
Occupation: Deputy District Attorney                                             Age: 46

Being a member of Congress is about giving people the opportunity for a better life.

 Growing up on the Central Coast in a household committed to public service, I’ve dedicated my career to upholding that tradition.

When I take my daughters to school, I’m proud that they go to the same public school that I attended.  I graduated from Monterey Peninsula College, UC Davis, and Santa Clara University Law School.

In the District Attorney’s Office, I prosecuted violent gang members and delivered justice for victims and their families.  I ensured that those open to rehabilitation were given resources to move away from crime.

As an Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, I volunteered to serve our country in Afghanistan and received the Bronze Star Medal.

At home, I worked closely with veterans and local leaders to establish a veterans cemetery and treatment court, and was recognized as a 2015 Veteran of the Year. 

The grandson of immigrants, I’ll fight for common sense immigration reform with a path to citizenship for law-abiding families.

I’ll protect jobs in our area by supporting a robust diverse economy in agriculture, tourism, education, research, small businesses, and high tech. 

I’ll be a strong voice to protect our priceless coastline, environment, and future of our planet.

I’ll work tirelessly for pay equity and to protect a woman’s right to choose.

I’ll bring energy, new ideas, and a fresh perspective to solve problems facing Central Coast families.

I'd be honored by your vote.  

For endorsements and information:  www.jimmypanettaforcongress.com