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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.

RELEASE: The Sacramento Bee Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the Sacramento Bee endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional district, stating he is a “hardworking and thoughtful member of Congress who has shown he is willing to find common ground with Republicans.”

The Bee's editorial board pointed to Bera's record and expertise, given the problems officials will have to tackle in the next Congress. 

National Organization for Women PAC Endorses Ami Bera for Congress

ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the National Organization for Women PAC announced their endorsement of Dr. Ami Bera due to his commitment to achieving equality and advancing the rights of women and girls. 

NOWPAC is a leading force for women’s rights in all 50 states on the issues of pay equity, access to reproductive health care, eliminating discrimination, ending domestic violence, and LGBTQ rights.  

Fact Check: Jones Has Said In the Past Climate Change is “Too Polarizing” to Discuss

JONES' CLAIM:

Tonight, Scott Jones conveniently forgot his past statements advocating against dealing with climate change or opposing the Paris Agreement.

THE FACTS:

  • Jones has said climate change is too “polarizing” to tackle.

  • Jones is also on the record saying "he's not sure" about the Paris Agreement, a plan within the United Nations framework ratified by the United States in April, to limit emissions and greenhouse gasses.

Fact Check: Scott Jones’ extreme views on Immigration

JONES CLAIM: 

In tonight’s debate, Scott Jones claimed that he had a plan for fixing our country’s broken immigration system. The truth is his plan includes a wall and mass deportations, just like Donald Trump’s approach. 

 

Fact Check: Scott Jones Supported Trump For Months, Until It Was Politically Inconvenient

 

JONES CLAIM:
Scott Jones claimed tonight that he would not support Donald Trump’s campaign for President because it’s the courageous thing to do.

THE FACTS:

Scott Jones won’t prevent Terrorists on the No Fly List from Owning a Firearm

JONES’ CLAIM:
Scott Jones said he’s running for Congress to keep people safe, and that he wants to do whatever it takes to stop terrorists.

THE FACTS:
Jones opposed a bill that would forbid people on the federal terror watch list from buying guns.

Fact Check: Scott Jones Faces Questions Over Accusations of Sexual Harassment

Multiple fact checkers - including Politifact - have ruled Jones’ statements on matter “False” 

JONES CLAIM: 

Scott Jones just claimed that a female deputy who worked under him was lying when she testified under oath that he had sexually harassed her 30 times while he was her supervisor. The facts cast doubt on Jones’ version of the story. 
 
THE FACTS: 
 

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