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Portrait of Doris Matsui

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Doris Matsui

CA-6 (D)
A Native Californian, Congressmember Doris Matsui has been the U.S. Representative for California’s 6th Congressional District since 2005. She fights for the needs of the Sacramento region, and she is currently running to ensure that the voices of her constituents continue to be heard in Congress. Congressmember Matsui was appointed to the House Energy and Commerce Committee in 2008 and currently also serves on the technology, energy and environment subcommittees. She holds leadership in various Congressional Caucuses, always working on issues important to Sacramento and the nation. Congressmember Matsui will build upon her important work so far: supporting local businesses and create new jobs for Sacramentans, advocating for mental health, and championing the region’s flood protection priorities.
How does Doris align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Matsui has supported increasing minimum wage standards, equal pay for equal work, and a progressive tax code.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Matsui has received a 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign and is a vocal proponent of LGBT+ rights.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Matsui has supported the Affordable Care Act and is a strong proponent for regulation to protect and preserve the environment.
Background information
  • Woman of Color
  • Politician
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Doris Matsui has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party

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