Candidate Details

Mike Thompson

House - Incumbent

Rep. Mike Thompson is serving his eighth term in Congress, and has represented California’s 5th Congressional District since 2012. Thompson was born in St. Helena, California and attended California State University, Chico. An Army vetern and small-business owner, Rep. Thompson worked as a professor of public administration and served as an aide to then-Assemblywoman Jackie Speier before being elected to the California State Senate in 1990. In Congress, Rep. Thompson serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and is an outspoken supporter of US leadership to broker a two-state solution.