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Reshma Saujani (D)

  • Funds Raised: $1,305,612.00
    Source: New York City Campaign Finance Board


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    Biography: Reshma Saujani is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Yale Law School. After finishing college, Reshma was a litigator at Davis Polk & Wardwell and worked at three hedge funds, including the Carlyle Group and Carrett Asset Management. She then became increasingly active in politics, playing a role for the Democratic National Committee and serving on the National Finance Board for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in 2008. After an unsuccessful run for Congress in 2009 against Rep. Carolyn Maloney, she served for a time as deputy public advocate under Bill de Blasio. Reshma has also created a nonprofit organization, Girls Who Code, which teaches teenagers in New York City about technology.

    declared running for:

    City Public Advocate (Campaign Website)


    Letitia James (D) Subject to term limits in 2013 (declared) · Daniel Squadron (D, WF) (declared) · Sidique Wai (I) (declared) · Catherine Guerriero (D) (declared) · Charles Barron (Freedom) (exploring) · 

    defeated in primary running for:

    U.s. Representative for District 14 (Campaign Website)

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR U.s. Representative for District 14:

    David Ryan Brumberg (R) (defeated in general election) · Dino LaVerghetta (I) (defeated in general election) · Carolyn B. Maloney (D, WF) (declared) · Roger Blank (R) (defeated in primary) · Timothy Healy (C) (defeated in general election) ·