Experience: House: District 6, 2005-Present
Home State: California
Running: President, United States, 2016
Total Raised: $904,928Coverage End: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Winning: Won with 0.00%
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    Full Name: Doris O. Matsui
    Gender: Female
    Family: Widowed; 1 Child: Brian
    Birth Date: 09/25/1944
    Birth Place: Dinuba, CA
    Home City: Sacramento, CA
    Religion: Methodist


    BA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 1966

Political Experience

    Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 2005-present
    Won Special Election, United States House of Representatives, March 8, 2005

Current Legislative Committees

    Energy and Commerce, Member
    Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Member
    Subcommittee on Health (Energy and Commerce), Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Member, Arts Caucus
    Member, Autism Caucus
    Member, Coast Guard Caucus
    Member, Community College Caucus
    Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
    Member, Congressional Bike Caucus
    Member, Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
    Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
    Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption
    Member, Congressional Hazards Caucus
    Member, Congressional High-Performance Buildings Caucus
    Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus
    Member, Congressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Equality Caucus
    Member, Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
    Member, Congressional Public Broadcasting Caucus
    Member, Congressional Research & Development Caucus

Professional Experience

    Former President, KVIE Public Television Channel
    Former Government Relations Adviser, Law Firm
    Deputy Assistant to the President, White House Office of Public Liaison, Clinton Administration, 1993-1998
    Member, Congressional Stop Driving Under the Influence Caucus
    Member, Congressional Task Force Against Anti-Semitism
    Member, Congressional Water Caucus
    Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus
    Member, Diabetes Caucus
    Member, Energy Efficiency Caucus
    Member, Global Warming Caucus
    Member, Green Schools Caucus
    Member, House Hunger Caucus
    Member, Humanities Caucus
    Member, Judicial Branch Caucus
    Member, Medical Technology Caucus
    Member, Missing In Action Caucus
    Chair, National Children's Study Congressional Working Group
    Chair, National Service Caucus
    Member, Native American Caucus
    Member, Out of Poverty Caucus
    Member, Prisoner of War Caucus
    Member, Renewable Energy Caucus
    Member, Representative Berman's Entertainment Task Force
    Member, Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Education Caucus
    Member, Tri-Caucus
    Member, United Kingdom Caucus
    Member, Victims Rights Caucus

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Member, Board of Regents, Governance Committee, Smithsonian Institution
    Member, Board of Trustees, Meridian International Center
    Member, Board of Trustees, Woodrow Wilson Center
    Former Board of Directors, California Institute
    Board Member, Crocker Art Museum
    Member, Jr. League of Sacramento
    Former Board Chair, KVIE Public Television Channel
    Board Member, National Symphony Orchestra
    Member, Sacramento Children's Home
    Member, Smithsonian Regent's Governance Committee, Smithsonian Institution
    Member, University of California, Women's Club of Sacramento
General Survey
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Support
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

3. Marijuana is a gateway drug
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Support
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

Strongly Support
6. Vouchers for school choice

Strongly Oppose
7. Make voter registration easier

8. Prioritize green energy

Strongly Support
9. Avoid foreign entanglements
10. Expand the military

Strongly Oppose
11. Support & expand free trade

12. Support American Exceptionalism
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Strongly Oppose
14. Expand ObamaCare

Strongly Support
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Strongly Support
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

Strongly Oppose
17. Keep God in the public sphere

18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

Strongly Support
19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Strongly Support
20. Privatize Social Security

Strongly Oppose
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