The BIPAC Action Fund announced its endorsement of incumbent David Valadao for his re-election campaign to the U.S. House of Representatives in California's 21st congressional district in April 2018.
Valadao was first elected to Congress in 2012 and serves on the influential House Appropriations Committee, which is the committee responsible for funding the federal government and determining where American tax dollars are spent.
As a lifelong resident of the Central Valley, he has been active in agriculture and dairy industry groups, as well as many local causes including Children’s Hospital Central California, 4-H, Future Farmers of America, and various Catholic charities. He has taken on leadership roles within the California Milk Advisory Board, and Western States Dairy Trade Association. In addition, he was elected as Regional Leadership Council Chairman for Land O’ Lakes, Inc.
Prior to his election to the U.S. Congress, in 2010, Valadao was elected to represent California’s 30th State Assembly District. Valadao served on several California Assembly Committees including the Agriculture Committee, where he held the position of Committee Vice-Chair.
Percent Candidate Party Votes Winner
50.4% TJ Cox Dem 57,239 ✓
49.6% David Valadao* GOP 56,377