39th Congressional District

On Friday, December 3, U.S. Representatives Young Kim (CA-39) and Dean Phillips (MN-03), who both serve on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Global Human Rights, and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (TX-10), introduced the bipartisan Sudan Democracy Act. The bipartisan Sudan Democracy …continue reading

After the surprising retirement announcement from Ed Royce Jr., local Democrats were quick to claim his (and Darrel Issa's) scalp. Now a new challenge: Young Kim to run in 39th Congressional District.

During Veterans Small Business Week, U.S. Representative Young Kim (CA-39) joined Reps. Jason Crow (CO-06), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Brad Schneider (IL-10) and colleagues to celebrate the achievements of our veteran entrepreneurs with a bipartisan resolution supporting National Veterans Small Business Week. “More than 2.5 million successful veteran entrepreneurs, after dedicated …continue reading

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VoteVets PAC, the largest group of progressive veterans in America, is today endorsing Jay Chen to be the next Representative from California’s 39th congressional district. “Jay is what the American dream is all about,” said Jon Soltz, Iraq War Veteran and Chairman of VoteVets. “From being a child of immigrants, …continue reading

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Lt. Commander Jay Chen, candidate for Congress in California’s 39th Congressional District, released the following statement condemning Rep. Young Kim for voting against bipartisan background check bills, prioritizing the NRA over the vast majority of Americans, and endangering her constituents: “I’m sickened by the mass shooting rampage that took place …continue reading

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Today Lt. commander Jay Chen, and candidate for Congress in California’s 39th Congressional District, released the following statement condemning Rep. Young Kim for refusing to support the bipartisan Equality Act, which would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to provide protections for LGBTQ individuals. “Yesterday, Representative Young Kim voted against …continue reading

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Today, Lieutenant Commander Jay Chen’s campaign announced he has raised more than $200,000 in just 24 hours, following yesterday’s announcement of his campaign to run for Congress in California’s 39th Congressional District. “Lieutenant Commander Jay Chen’s record of putting service over partisan politics is desperately needed in Washington and our …continue reading

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Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) issued the following statement regarding California’s 39th Congressional District’s Election Night results. The Registrar of Voters for Orange, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties are still counting votes. With over 200,000 ballots counted, the race has not been officially called. “In this unprecedented time …continue reading

On the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) announced the recipients of the 2nd Annual CA-39 Hispanic Heritage Month Award. Rep. Cisneros selected nine leaders across a range of industries, including education, healthcare, small business, public service, and volunteerism/local activism. “I am honored to …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) welcomes members of the 39th District to nominate outstanding Hispanic Americans in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Individuals can be involved in public service, healthcare, small businesses, education, or volunteerism/local activism. The office is accepting nominees until Friday, October 2nd, and the form can …continue reading