Andy Whallon

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Andy Whallon
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Candidate for
U.S. House, California, District 47
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
Campaign website
Andy Whallon is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 47th Congressional District of California.[1]


Whallon graduated from the University of Michigan in 1983 with a degree in aerospace engineering. He then worked for TRW on ballistic missile flight test analysis before starting his own business in 1991. After selling his business, Whallon got into real estate.[2]


Campaign themes


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

  • The Economy: "Our founding fathers gave us the freest country on earth, and as a result, America became the richest country on earth. If we had a government that stuck to protecting our rights instead of managing our lives this would be possible. My goal is to enact programs that show that small government and private initiative produces the results that big government promises but never delivers on."
  • Health Care: "We should restore freedom to the healthcare field so that it can become what it should be: a vibrant innovative consumer driven high tech industry that, like the electronics industry, offers us ever greater products at ever lower prices, and whose speed of innovation is breathtaking. Imagine every year seeing a flood of new products and services that make us go, ‘Wow!’ not only by the fact that they can be done, but also by the fact that they can be done so cheaply. Let’s free our healthcare industry so it can be like that."
  • Personal Freedom: "My guiding principle is this: all human interactions should be voluntary and it is the government's job to protect us from anyone who would use violence (including the threat of violence) or fraud. Any action that doesn't involve one person violating the rights of others, should be legal, and the government should stay out of our lives unless there is reasonable cause to think that we might be violating the rights of others."


—Andy Whallon's campaign website,



See also: California's 47th Congressional District elections, 2014

Whallon is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 47th District. He and incumbent Alan Lowenthal (D) advanced past the blanket primary on June 3, 2014, unopposed.[5] They will face off in the general election on November 4, 2014.

Campaign donors


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

Andy Whallon (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]June 18, 2014$0$13,120$(11,168)$1,951
Pre-Primary[7]June 23, 2014$1,951$9,762$(9,722)$1,992
July Quarterly[8]July 2, 2014$1,992$12,330$(11,178)$3,143
Running totals

**As of the 2014 July Quarterly Report, Whallon's committee owed $33,500 in outstanding loans to Andy Whallon.

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