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{{tnr}}'''Gary DeLong''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[California's 47th congressional district elections, 2012|the 47th Congressional District]] of [[California]].
 
{{tnr}}'''Gary DeLong''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[California's 47th congressional district elections, 2012|the 47th Congressional District]] of [[California]].
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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DeLong's campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://www.garydelong.com/priorities/ Campaign website, Priorities]</ref>
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*'''Budget
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:Excerpt: "It is time for Congress to follow the same spending rules that we do. You cannot spend more than you make. As your Representative I will work to pass a balanced budget and make my colleagues do the same."
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*'''Education
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:Excerpt: "America’s continued prosperity depends on our ability to give our children the tools they need to succeed. That said, not every child learns the same way. I believe states and local school districts are best equipped to respond to the uniqueness and diversity of every classroom."
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*'''Energy
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:Excerpt: "We need to focus on developing viable and sustainable energy sources within the United States.  Congress can help by streamlining regulations and investing in America’s energy resources.  Whether we are advancing renewable energy, building more refineries, or studying new fuel sources, it is time to keep that money, and those jobs, here in America."
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*'''Healthcare
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:Excerpt: "Americans need more affordable access to healthcare. However, it appears the recent changes will drive up the cost of insurance premiums to both business owners and citizens, while spending more than a trillion dollars of taxpayer money."
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*'''Immigration
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:Excerpt: "I believe the United States needs a clear and effective immigration policy that addresses four core areas: increasing border security, reforming legal immigration, delivering federal reimbursement to state and local government and creating a limited guest worker program."
  
 
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==Personal==
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DeLong and his wife, Dawna, have three children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/70448/gary-delong#.UF9sbFEQc6U Project Vote Smart biography]</ref>
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.garydelong.com/ Campaign website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/70448/gary-delong#.UF9sbFEQc6U Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/GaryDeLong Facebook page]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/GDeLong1 YouTube channel]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:19, 23 September 2012

Gary DeLong
Gary DeLong.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, California, District 47
PartyRepublican
Websites
Campaign website
Gary DeLong is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 47th Congressional District of California.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

DeLong's campaign website lists the following issues:[1]

  • Budget
Excerpt: "It is time for Congress to follow the same spending rules that we do. You cannot spend more than you make. As your Representative I will work to pass a balanced budget and make my colleagues do the same."
  • Education
Excerpt: "America’s continued prosperity depends on our ability to give our children the tools they need to succeed. That said, not every child learns the same way. I believe states and local school districts are best equipped to respond to the uniqueness and diversity of every classroom."
  • Energy
Excerpt: "We need to focus on developing viable and sustainable energy sources within the United States. Congress can help by streamlining regulations and investing in America’s energy resources. Whether we are advancing renewable energy, building more refineries, or studying new fuel sources, it is time to keep that money, and those jobs, here in America."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "Americans need more affordable access to healthcare. However, it appears the recent changes will drive up the cost of insurance premiums to both business owners and citizens, while spending more than a trillion dollars of taxpayer money."
  • Immigration
Excerpt: "I believe the United States needs a clear and effective immigration policy that addresses four core areas: increasing border security, reforming legal immigration, delivering federal reimbursement to state and local government and creating a limited guest worker program."

Elections

2012

See also: California's 47th congressional district elections, 2012

DeLong is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 47th District. He and Alan Lowenthal (D) advanced past the June 5, 2012, blanket primary, defeating Peter Mathews (D), Jay Shah (D), Usha Shah (D), Steve Foley (R), Sanford Kahn (R), and Steve Kuykendall (R). They will now face off in the November 6, 2012, general election.[2][3]

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are DeLong's reports.[4]

Gary DeLong (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 13, 2012$367,485.58$159,553.71$(122,747.12)$404,292.17
Pre-Primary [6]May 24, 2012$404,292.17$58,269$(143,931.68)$318,629.49
Running totals
$217,822.71$(266,678.8)

Personal

DeLong and his wife, Dawna, have three children.[7]

External links

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References