Anthony Vieyra

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Anthony Vieyra
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Candidate for
U.S. House, California, District 35
Associate'sChaffey College
Bachelor'sUniversity of LaVerne
Anthony Vieyra was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 35th Congressional District of California.[1]

Vieyra sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 35th Congressional District of California in 2012.


Vieyra earned his AA in Economics from Chaffey College. He went on to receive his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of LaVerne. He also studied Agronomy and Agricultural Business at Cal Poly Pomona. Vieyra works in the finance and accounting field. He was previously employed by the Department of the Treasury/IRS.


Campaign themes


Vieyra listed the following priorities in a biographical submission to Ballotpedia.[2]

  • Protecting People
  • Making the Inland Empire/Pomona Valley my priority!
  • Bringing back jobs with better wages.
  • Returning to a fair and progressive tax code that does not favor the extremely wealthy or corporations.
  • Making education available for everybody with little or no cost.
  • Stopping increases in education fees.
  • Offering better support for our schools and teachers.
  • Building more schools.
  • Providing health care for all so that everybody can pursue their American dream without fear of illness.
  • Improving our freeways, roads and infrastructure.
  • Making sure the area is prepared for any disaster.
  • Moving America into the 21st century by building up our internet, allowing everybody equal access to the Internet and promoting network neutrality (where internet service providers cannot give preferential treatment to whomever they prefer or by offering the internet up for sale).
  • Continuing to support scientific research and education to improve our lives.
  • Keeping our air, water, and food clean.
  • Promoting Peace
  • Reduce our involvement in foreign wars and rebuilding other countries, which is costing us over $2 billion a week. Return our troops. Our pledge of support to other countries will be with services, not money or arming them for wars.
  • Saving our Planet
  • Continue to promote the following; conservation, efficiency, renewable energy sources and research and development.
  • We need to continue saving our planet by reducing carbon emissions – by working towards implementation of Democratic Energy.
  • Eliminate Nuclear power until we can find a safe way to produce it and dispose of its poisonous waste.



See also: California's 35th Congressional District elections, 2014

Vieyra ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 35th District. Vieyra was defeated in the blanket primary on June 3, 2014.[3]

U.S. House, California District 35 Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorma Torres 67.1% 17,996
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristina Gagnier 15.2% 4,081
     Democratic Scott Heydenfeldt 9.6% 2,574
     Democratic Anthony Vieyra 8.1% 2,183
Total Votes 26,834
Source: California Secretary of State


See also: California's 35th Congressional District elections, 2012

Vieyra ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent California's 35th District. He was defeated in the open primary on June 5, 2012.[4][5]

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