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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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November 6, 2018 —California General Election

U.S. House of Representatives — ” Kenneth Weston Wright, Candidate for District 33

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Kenneth Weston Wright

Republican
Physician/Surgeon/Professor
93,769 votes (30%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Encourage legal immigration by securing our borders- No on open borders
  • Strong but fair enforcement of our laws- Keep our citizens safe
  • Quality affordable healthcare through choice and competition and stop the insurance monopoly. all citiens should have healthcare

Experience

Experience

Profession:Physician and Surgeon and Professor
CEO and Owner of Kenneth Wright a Prof. Corp, Director Wright Foundation, Se (1998–current)
Member Board of Directors Research Stidy Club of Los Angeles, Research Stidy Club of Los Angeles — Appointed position (2008–current)
President, Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmlogy — Elected position (2014–2015)

Education

Johns Hopkins University Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Pediatric eye surgery and strabismus surgery (1982)
Children's Hospital National Medical center Fellowship in Pediatric ophthalmology, Pediatric eye surgery (1982)
USC Keck School of Medicine Completed residency in Ophthalmolog, Eye surgery (1981)

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (5)

What financing method(s) would you support to repair or improve roads, rails, ports, airports, the electrical grid and other infrastructure in the U.S.?
Answer from Kenneth Weston Wright:

Combination of public and private funds.

What programs or legislation, if any, would you support to help Americans of all ages secure affordable health care?
Answer from Kenneth Weston Wright:

 

Repeal the McCarran Ferguson Act that exempts insurance companies from anti-trust laws so they can collude and price fix.

 

Quality healthcare through choice – stimulate competition by repealing McCarran Ferguson Act and Obama care Act.

 

Excellent care for all by supporting our County Healthcare Systems already in place

 

Stop over utilization of medical services and pharmacy by small co-pay for government services

 

Describe an immigration policy that you would support if presented to the House.
Answer from Kenneth Weston Wright:

 

No question America is a country of immigrants.  Immigrants from so many faiths and cultures have merged to make this country great.  However out of control illegal immigration needs to be addressed.  For many decades, illegal immigrants from Latin America and other countries have been coming to America.  Most of these are hardworking good people that work in our fields and do jobs frankly that Americans do not want.  Actually to some degree we encouraged illegal immigration, and in a way we have formed an implied contract with them to stay.  It not practical or ethical to now insist on a mass deportation of an estimated 11 million immigrants.  Yes it is important to stop the flood of illegal immigrants both from crossing the border and from those that overstay their visas.  Our priority should be to secure the boarder and control the visa program.  To secure the boarder we will need a combination of a wall and electronic surveillance.  Once the boarder is secured, then we need to deal with those illegal immigrants in the United States.  Those that have been in the United States long term should after paying a fine, be able to get in line and wait their turn with other immigrants and earn a path to citizenship. 

 

 

 

Sanctuary Cities are cities that do not inforce our national immigration laws.  Even illegal immigrants convicted crimes have been let go in sanctuary and not deported.  Recently Kate Steinle 32 years old was murdered by an illegal alien in San Francisco a sanctuary city.  The murder had been released from a San Francisco jail but not deported.   Sanctuary cities violate Federal law and must be stopped. 

 

What programs or legislation would you support to meet the water needs of Californians and the federal water project infrastructure in California?
Answer from Kenneth Weston Wright:

 

Need to expand our water reserves - Increase reservoirs and stop wasting our fresh water from the tap and the Sacramento River.

 

According to a "Civility In America” survey, 75% of Americans believe that the U.S. has a major civility problem. If you are elected what will do to address this?
Answer from Kenneth Weston Wright:

Civility is a cultural issue not a legislative issue.  Must start with our leaders, socail media TV media and Movies.  Our communications in general must be resectfull if we ae to cave a civil discourse.  

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $162,636

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Plc Investment Group
$5,400
1
Employees of TCI Properties
$5,400
2
Employees of Drew Planting
$2,700
3
Employees of All Weather Whistle Company
$2,100
4
Employees of Alfred Marrone
$2,000

More information about contributions

By State:

California 95.03%
Kansas 1.99%
Michigan 1.99%
Florida 0.33%
Nevada 0.33%
Oregon 0.33%
95.03%

By Size:

Large contributions (79.62%)
Small contributions (20.38%)
79.62%20.38%

By Type:

From organizations (0.43%)
From individuals (99.57%)
99.57%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Political Beliefs

Legal VS Illegal Immigration

Summary

Need legal immigration as our great neation is for the most part made up of immigrants, The key is legal immigration as we must know who is entering the United States.

First of all there can be no immigration policy until the border is secure. Now here is the truth.

 

No question America is a country of immigrants.  Immigrants from so many faiths and cultures have merged to make this country great.  However out of control illegal immigration needs to be addressed.  For many decades, illegal immigrants from Latin America and other countries have been coming to America.  Most of these are hardworking good people that work in our fields and do jobs frankly that Americans do not want.  Actually to some degree we encouraged illegal immigration, and in a way we have formed an implied contract with them to stay.  It not practical or ethical to now insist on a mass deportation of an estimated 11 million immigrants.  Yes it is important to stop the flood of illegal immigrants both from crossing the border and from those that overstay their visas.  Our priority should be to secure the boarder and control the visa program.  To secure the boarder we will need a combination of a wall and electronic surveillance.  Once the boarder is secured, then we need to deal with those illegal immigrants in the United States.  Those that have been in the United States long term should after paying a fine, be able to get in line and wait their turn with other immigrants and earn a path to citizenship.  

 

Sanctuary Cities are cities that do not inforce our national immigration laws.  Even illegal immigrants convicted crimes have been let go in sanctuary and not deported.  Recently Kate Steinle 32 years old was murdered by an illegal alien in San Francisco a sanctuary city.  The murder had been released from a San Francisco jail but not deported.   Sanctuary cities violate Federal law and must be stopped. 

 

 

Videos (4)

Panama Surgical Mission — May 26, 2018 Mission Nino Sano Nino Feliz

Dr Wright's surgical mission to Panama - One of many over 20 years

— May 26, 2018 Dr Wright's video

Surfing after a surgical mission in Panama. Dr Wright is surfing

— May 26, 2018 Dr Drew show Lifechangers

Shows Dr Drew show Dr Wright changes patients life.

Candidate Contact Info

Email drwright4congress@gmail.com

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