28 years — 4 bills

Dear neighbors,

After 28 years in office, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has only passed four bills in total. Two of her bills renamed a post office and a federal building. Another designated a month as National Scleroderma Awareness Month and the fourth modified provisions to determine payment at a children’s hospital. Speechless?

Rep. Anna Eshoo’s lack of legislative accomplishments is especially problematic considering all of the challenges our district faces. Out of control wildfires that have devastated our communities. Rising healthcare costs and unaffordable prescription drugs. Commute times gone out of whack and a dearth of affordable housing. Rebuilding our economy after the pandemic. Corruption and the pervasive influence of big money in politics. If you watch the debate for 5 minutes, you will draw your conclusions quickly on whether Rep. Eshoo has answers or not.

Rep. Eshoo has not been a strong enough voice on these issues, and it’s time for change.

On healthcare issues: Rep. Eshoo chairs the House Subcommittee on Health, but is the #1 recipient of Pharma money in the U.S. House of Representatives, and has unsurprisingly sponsored legislation to increase healthcare costs. Thankfully, this legislation too did not pass like so many others. Neverthless, this is a serious conflict of interest that has inhibited America’s progress towards improving our healthcare system. Do we need a lobbyist-driven representative?

But what is the benchmark? What is the overall average bill passed/year for members of congress? What is the metric for success? If you click on this link, you will find an average of 2 bills passed by each legislator annually. Rep. Eshoo has a whopping 4 bills in 28 years — as we explain here

Coming from Silicon Valley tech, I have (attempted to) operated at a high level of excellence as an elected leader. I spent incredible amount of time addressing the tough challenges and demonstrating results with water or crime etc.. I treated my elected leadership role very seriously. Why? Thousands of people had trusted me with their vote, and I couldn’t let them down. Plus Silicon Valley tech is NEVER activity for the sake of activity, but about results — in every domain.

Question I ask of you: What is the outcome of mediocrity in Silicon Valley?

The choice is yours.

I would be honored to have your vote in this election



@rishikumar1 US House candidate, CA-18 Proud Democrat, Candidate for Congress in #CA18, Saratoga City Councilmember, Hi-Tech Executive, #NoPACMoney #GND #M4A

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Rishi Kumar, Candidate for U.S Congress CA CD18

@rishikumar1 US House candidate, CA-18 Proud Democrat, Candidate for Congress in #CA18, Saratoga City Councilmember, Hi-Tech Executive, #NoPACMoney #GND #M4A