Rishi believes in citizen-centric values as an elected leader and he has pledged to not accept Special Interest Group or PAC money for his campaign. I will partner with our tech leaders to develop synergies for Silicon Valley's sustained success. Rep. Eshoo chairs the House Health Subcommittee, is the #1 recipient of Pharma money ($1.8M) in the U.S. House of Representatives, and has sponsored legislation to increase our healthcare costs. More importantly, laws implemented in congress can impact every city and every county in America. .widget-row { Elected leaders who accept PAC and Special Interest money will never be able to truly represent the people. Healthcare cost is one of the primary cause of U.S. bankruptcies. I bring a result-driven outcome to challenge the Washington status quo and divisive partisan politics. Environment | .survey-result {padding:10px;} top: -5px; Healthcare: There are over 30 million individuals in America who do not have adequate access to health insurance. background-color: #003388; Whose example would you like to follow, and why? See Pennsylvania results ›, Nick Corasaniti, in Philadelphia 11:41 AM ET, Pennsylvania election officials plan to hold a news conference this afternoon. function defer() { Remaining votes include mail and provisional ballots. Big Money in Politics: I have taken the pledge to not accept special interest money or PAC money and taken the “No Health Insurance and Pharma Money Pledge”. .votebox-results-metadata { We got the most votes in Saratoga's election history for stepping up and addressing the tough people challenges. Unaffordable housing and increasing traffic congestion are two critical issues facing Silicon Valley and the entire Bay Area. width: 250px; } I will work to remove the big money influence on American politics. float: left; This institution has the ability to make positive change happen with diligent public service. The very future of American success and prosperity is at stake. font-size: 12px; padding-left: 8px; Housing & Transportation: Our rush hour commute time goes up every year while local laws are being threatened in order to build new housing by any means. } As your Congressman, I will push for healthcare reform. SARATOGA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive candidate for the United States Congress CA-18, Rishi Kumar recently debated with Rep. Eshoo. This led to his re-election with the most votes in Saratoga’s election history. Big Pharma and health lobbyists have penetrated their way into our government. I will always reject PAC money as my run is for the people. Big Money in Politics: I have taken the pledge to not accept special interest money or PAC money and taken the "No Health Insurance and Pharma Money Pledge". That is in fact my track record as an elected leader of Saratoga. The seat is currently held by the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD’s) Birendra Kumar Sinha, who defeated Chandra Bhushan Verma of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party … We must prepare the next generation to succeed in an autonomous world of artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain technology; we must lead the world in technological innovation! margin-bottom: -2px !important; On transportation, Rep. Eshoo discussed bringing the high-speed rail to Silicon Valley. Look up my "21 counties, 21 minutes Mega Silicon Valley vision." Disabling auto-updates may improve reliability when using a screen reader or keyboard to navigate. } display: block; All eyes are on Georgia, and not just because of Trump’s dwindling lead. .results_row td:first-child { color:white; https://rishikumar.com/Democrat-Rishi-Kumar-is-running-for-United-States-Congress-against-Congresswoman-Anna-Eshoo-and-seeks-to-take-the-Big-Money-out-of-Politics, Healthcare reform is the imperative of our times. The contrasting tale of two candidates was stark; apparent were the lack of accomplishments and the out-of-touch nature of the failed 28-year incumbency of Rep. Eshoo. In order to grow this economy, address the challenges that wear it down, and create increased gains for our middle and working class, America needs someone who does not share the technological illiteracy of the current political establishment. } div.survey-scrollbox { height:400px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } See Nevada results ›, Nick Corasaniti, in Philadelphia 11:52 AM ET, Philadelphia election officials have not provided an update on when they’ll finish counting ballots, but next-door Bucks and Montgomery counties are nearing a full count. Elected leaders who accept PAC and Special Interest money will never be able to truly represent the people. I articulated a clear plan, which includes forest management and fighting the climate crisis. color: black; .survey-result {padding:10px;} I have tried to emulate Dr King's leadership qualities and his zeal to do good in my role as a community activist and elected leader. .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { People-centric behavior is very important and that is currently lacking and has been relegated to the background. p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;} .race_header { .non_result_row div { indicateScroll(); This is a new century and we have to invest in net new infrastructure for the next generation. Congressional delegation | width: 350px; } display: inline-block; What do we have today? .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { color: #888; I will get stuff done! position: relative; border-bottom: 1px solid grey; It is time we explored better, cheaper healthcare options for the people of America. We helped thousands during the pandemic and recent California fires. margin-bottom: .75em; .votebox-covid-disclaimer { Taxes. 33% of counties (1 of 3) have reported absentee votes. width: 35px !important; margin: 8px auto; if (window.jQuery) { The secretary of state said that about 50,000 votes now remain uncounted. I have visited neighbors in each of the 31 cities and census designated places that our congressional leaders have likely never stepped foot into. Eckhart Tolle's book, The Power of Now is my absolute favorite. Local: Burglaries max-width: 600px; How about our quality of life impacts? } That is why I have taken a pledge to refuse Special Interest Groups and PAC campaign contributions. font-weight: bold; If the candidate disagrees with an edit, he or she may request the full removal of the survey response from Ballotpedia.org. font-weight: bold; With votes still being counted and no winner declared, Biden’s campaign manager, Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, told reporters today that her team’s data analysis indicated that Biden would prevail in the race. Senator David Perdue, Republican incumbent, may drop below 50%, which could force a Jan. runoff that could determine Senate control.