Katie Porter is serving her second term in Congress fighting for Orange County families. She is running for reelection in California's 47th Congressional District which includes Irvine, Costa Mesa, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach.
Prior to being elected to Congress, Katie taught consumer law at UC Irvine.
Katie is a single parent to three school aged kids. She’s spent her career as a consumer advocate taking on the big banks that hurt middle-class families – and winning.
Katie is a national leader in consumer protection and has won big victories against financial institutions who cheat consumers both in Congress and before she was elected.
As an advocate, Katie has sought reforms that help families get a fair shake in our economy. She has been a key player in the fight against abusive credit card fees and, in 2010, helped pass important federal credit card protections for families.
Katie’s biggest joy is being a mom to her three children. They live in Irvine, where she was a long-time leader in her sons’ cub scout pack.
Katie refuses to take a dime from corporate PACs and lobbyists. In Congress, she has always stood up to the powerful special interests and leaders of both parties to do what’s right for Orange County families.
As a Consumer Protection Attorney, Katie Porter has spent nearly twenty years fighting powerful interests and Wall Street banks on behalf of consumers and families. She’s a national leader in consumer protection and has won big victories against financial institutions who cheat consumers.