House of Representatives - 51st Congressional District
The district includes all of Imperial County and the extreme southern portions of San Diego County that run across the U.S.–Mexico border. Cities in the district include National City, Chula Vista and El Centro.
Democrat in a very safe seat. Vargas is not a progressive, but his voting record is well-rated by liberal organizations devoted to reproductive rights, immigration reform, gun control, campaign reform, labor, education, and the environment
The choice is between a mainstream Democrat and a law-and-order Republican, with the differences particularly stark on immigration.
Rep. Vargas Shouts ‘Don’t You Have Kids?’ at Trump Outside Capitol - Times of San Diego
Raised: $31,169.85 (06/30)
Republican Party of Imperial County, Imperial Beach Republican Club, San Diego East County Conservatives, Mountain Empire Gun Owners Association, San Diegans for Secure Borders, and Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff…more
Republican candidate Hidalgo mainly talks about high unemployment, deficient public education, and alleged border insecurity in the district, and holds Vargas ("the wrong Juan") responsible. Supports "The Wall"
Hidalgo will be lucky to win one-third of the vote.