Scott Peters for Congress (CA-52)
Election Day: November 4, 2014
Scott is Italian American on his mother’s side and his family is from Genoa & Naples. He and his wife of 25 years, Lynn, are 22-year residents of the 52nd District. They live in La Jolla and have a daughter and son. In just a short time in Congress, Scott has proven to be a leader in protecting healthcare, the environment, and crucial services for seniors and children.
Scott earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and worked as an economist for the United States Environmental Protection Agency before attending New York University School of Law. After 15 years an environmental lawyer, Scott was elected to the San Diego City Council, where he later became the City’s first City Council President. On the Council, Scott helped lead the $2 billion redevelopment of downtown San Diego, the cleanup of the city’s beaches and bays, and the completion of a number of major infrastructure projects. In 2001, the governor appointed Scott to the Commission on Tax Policy in the New Economy, and in 2002, the Speaker of the Assembly appointed Scott to the California Coastal Commission.
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