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  • Dr. Ami Bera Re-Elected to US Congress

    CARMICHAEL, CA - The Associated Press has declared Dr.

  • Dr. Ami Bera's Lead in CA-7 Grows to 4,802 Votes

    CARMICHAEL, CA - Dr. Ami Bera’s lead over Scott Jones in the race for California’s 7th Congressional District grew Wednesday to 4,802 votes following an update from the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters.

    Bera now leads his opponent Scott Jones by more than 2 percent, 119,448 votes to 114,646. 
     

  • SEIU 1000 Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - The Service Employees International Union Local 1,000, the largest public sector union in California, has endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress. 

    SEIU, which represents more than 95,000 workers employed by the State of California, joins major unions including the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the California Teachers’ Association in supporting Bera for his record standing up for working families. 

  • LGBTQ Equality Rights Groups Rally to Endorse Dr. Ami Bera

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the Bera campaign announced that frontline regional, statewide, and national groups fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans endorsed Ami Bera for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

  • The Sierra Club Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the nation endorsed Dr. Ami Berafor Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

    The Sierra Club pointed to Dr. Bera’s commitment to growing California’s new energy economy, and his support for innovation in clean energy research and development.

Indian-Americans rise in politics in California and beyond

By: Curtis Tate

WASHINGTON — In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, a Democrat from California elected in 1956 and the first Asian-American to serve on Capitol Hill.

He was the first Indian-American, as well.

Dr. Ami Bera's Lead in CA-7 Grows to 4,802 Votes

CARMICHAEL, CA - Dr. Ami Bera’s lead over Scott Jones in the race for California’s 7th Congressional District grew Wednesday to 4,802 votes following an update from the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters.

Bera now leads his opponent Scott Jones by more than 2 percent, 119,448 votes to 114,646. 
 

SEIU 1000 Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - The Service Employees International Union Local 1,000, the largest public sector union in California, has endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress. 

SEIU, which represents more than 95,000 workers employed by the State of California, joins major unions including the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the California Teachers’ Association in supporting Bera for his record standing up for working families. 

LGBTQ Equality Rights Groups Rally to Endorse Dr. Ami Bera

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the Bera campaign announced that frontline regional, statewide, and national groups fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans endorsed Ami Bera for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

WOMEN'S ISSUES

Dr. Bera believes that women’s equality, equal pay for equal work, and access to health care are fundamental rights. As a physician, Bera understands that a woman’s decisions about her health care should be between her and her doctor and that it is wrong for politicians to threaten women’s healthcare to score political points. He was named Planned Parenthood’s 2015 National Women’s Health Champion for his vision, leadership, and integrity in advancing women’s reproductive care.

The Sierra Club Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the nation endorsed Dr. Ami Berafor Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

The Sierra Club pointed to Dr. Bera’s commitment to growing California’s new energy economy, and his support for innovation in clean energy research and development.

SERVING OUR VETERANS

Dr. Bera believes that the mistreatment of veterans is a national tragedy, not to mention immoral and un-American. In Washington, Dr. Bera has worked across party lines to get more medical staff into the VA system so that no veteran has to wait for months on end for the care they need.

Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Endorses Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, LiUNA - the union representing over 60,000 Californians who build, repair, and maintain our nation’s infrastructure, and staff some of the core services that allow our communities to thrive - endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress.

LiUNA Pacific Southwest Region includes laborers who build and maintain our roads, bridges, and waterways, postal workers who ensure our mail runs on time, and law enforcement who serve our communities. 

Barack Obama Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, Barack Obama endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress in the race for California’s 7th Congressional District. Obama released the following statement:

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