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John Jacobson was a Democratic candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of California
John Jacobson was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 2nd Congressional District (map) of California. He was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.), but lost to Jeff Morris in a June primary election.
Jacobson was seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) in the 2008 congressional elections, but lost to Jeff Morris in a June primary election.
Money in politics
| Jacobson had pledged to support the following Change Congress principles:
| No money from lobbyists or PACs
| Vote to end earmarks
| Support reform to increase Congressional transparency
| Support publicly-financed campaigns
Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org
Committees and affiliations
Jacobson will be appointed to committees if he is elected to Congress.
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