Midterm election 2018 campaign for Congress: Mindi Messmer

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In this series, we will provide information about each of the candidates for Congress in Congressional District 1 using the same format so that you can compare the profiles. We hope it will lead you to learn more about the candidates and make an informed decision.

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Resides inRye
EndorsementsState Sen. Martha Hennessey (D-5). State Rep. Jackie Cilley, State Rep. Wayne Burton. State Rep. Donna Ellis. Hon. David Borden. State Rep. Jeffrey Sallloway, Prof. of Health Management & Policy. NH House Progressive Caucus. Women for Justice by Our Revolution!, Brand New Congress. Gina McCarthy, former USEPA Administrator. Dr. Nora Traviss, PHD. Marie Christine Duggan, Prof. of Economics at Keene State. Linda Rhodes, VMD, PhD., John Carroll, Prof. of Environmental Conservation. Dr. James Zuckerman.
Total fundraising$87,114
Cash on hand$19,117
In-State / Out-of-State / PAC88.2 percent / 11.2 percent / No PAC / Also See Top Industries and Sectors.
Contributors $1K – $2KSkyworks. Core Gastroenterology. Strength & Conditioning Coach.
EmploymentPresident, VistaNova Consulting
Education and military serviceMS Georgetown University, Clinical & Translational Research. MS Regulatory Science & Medicine, Georgetown University. BS Geology & Earth Science, UNH.
Key issuesSpecific Proposals
HealthcareSingle payer healthcare.
EnvironmentCombat climate change by getting off fossil fuels. Protect our drinking water.
Economic justiceAt least a $15 minimum wage, paid family and medical leave, and a tax code “that works for the 99% of us – not just the corporations.”
ImmigrationRe-implement the Family Case Management program for asylum-seekers, have a clear path to citizenship, and protect the decades-old Flores Settlement.
EducationAssure quality schooling from pre-Kindergarten through high school. Stop “saddling our children with unbearable student loan debt.” Make public university tuition-free.
Campaign finance“I am not accepting money from any PACs or special interest groups. Join this people-powered campaign to help us get money out of politics.”

The list of contributors is from Open Secrets.

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