|U.S. House, California, District 21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Woodlake High School|
|Master's||Harvard Business School|
|Place of birth||Woodlake, California|
Renteria earned a B.A. in economics and a B.A. in political science from Stanford University. After college, she spent nearly four years working as an investment analyst at Goldman Sachs. She then worked for one year as a math and economics teacher before receiving her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Renteria joined the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein in 2005. She moved to the office of Senator Debbie Stabenow in 2006. While working for Stabenow, Renteria became the first Latina Chief of Staff in the history of the U.S. Senate.
Renteria is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 21st District. Renteria and incumbent David Valadao (R) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, defeating John Hernandez (D). They will face off in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, California District 21 Primary, 2014|
|Republican||David Valadao Incumbent||63%||28,773|
|Source: California Secretary of State|
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has included Renteria in their "Jumpstart" program. The program provides financial support to the candidate.
|Amanda Renteria (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|Year-End||January 31, 2014||$0||$337,992||$(81,255)||$256,737|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2014||$256,737||$303,468||$(136,239)||$423,965|
|Pre-Primary||May 22, 2014||$423,965||$112,525||$(207,687)||$328,803|
Renteria and her husband, Patrick, have two children.
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- Roll Call, "Democrats Ready to Land Recruit in Elusive California District," September 18, 2013
- Campaign website, "About," accessed April 16, 2014
- Fresno Bee, "Congressional hopeful Amanda Renteria wants to give Valley ‘a strong voice’," September 29, 2013
- The New York Times, "California Primary Results," May 3, 2014
- Roll Call, "House Democrats Promote 3 Recruits," accessed October 24, 2013
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Renteria Year-End," accessed February 10, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Renteria April Quarterly," accessed May 5, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Amanda Renteria Pre-Primary," accessed June 2, 2014