Adam King

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Adam King
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Candidate for
U.S. House, California, District 37
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionEntrepreneur
Websites
Campaign website
Adam King is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 37th Congressional District of California.[1]

Biography

King has been an adviser to The Child of the Universe Project, an education reform project being undertaken in Africa. He has worked internationally in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Romania, Hungary, Mexico, Haiti, Georgia/Azerbaijan, France and Turkey.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

King's campaign website lists the following issues:[3]

  • Education: "Elections are neither won nor lost in the eyes of Americans based on Foreign Policy. That is why I have created an entire domestic platform to combat the mismanagement of our country. We have a failed education system in our country. Out of 30 developed nations we rank 26th in Math and 21st in Science. Our top 5% of students rank 23rd out of 29 developed nations. These are tremendous problems."
  • Job Creation: "As outlined in the foreign policy section on China, our trade war with China has done tremendous bad for our economy as US companies have exported their manufacturing base to China. We must bring back our manufacturing domestically which will bring back an overwhelming amount of Jobs to the country."
  • Budgetary Efficiency: "Government is at an all time spending high. In many cases of our Federal Budget, government is overpaying drastically for goods and services that can be rendered to the State for a fair price. In some cases that I have identified, such as budgets to house soldiers returning back from war, the government is paying 400% more than the premium price of housing in the neighborhoods to ensure the space for returning soldiers."
  • The Affordable Care Act : "The roll out of the Affordable Care Act was so sloppy and so full of mistakes that for just about as many people that gained health insurance for the first time, the others lost theirs. About 5 million people gained health insurance while about 5 million people lost their health insurance. California was one of the hardest hit states where nearly 1.1 million people have lost their health insurance."
  • Immigration: "Our immigration policies are sadly dated and antiquated. We must address immigration from a national security standpoint. We have an insane amount of undocumented people living in this country and that is dangerous for our national interests."

[4]

—Adam King's campaign website, http://adamkinginfo.com/political-platform/bookview/

Elections

2014

See also: California's 37th Congressional District elections, 2014

King is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 37th District. King and incumbent Karen Bass (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, defeating Mervin Evans (D). They will face off in the general election on November 4, 2014.[5]

U.S. House, California District 37 Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKaren Bass Incumbent 79.6% 47,639
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam King 14.3% 8,530
     Democratic Mervin Evans 6.1% 3,677
Total Votes 59,846
Source: California Secretary of State

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are King's reports.

Adam King (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2014$0$11,360$(8,747)$2,612
Running totals
$11,360$(8,747)

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