Ammar Campa-Najjar


Candidate for California's 50th Congressional District

Ammar Campa-Najjar is a business owner and former Department of Labor official.  In 2012, Ammar served as Deputy Regional Field Director for President Obama’s reelection campaign. Following the election, Ammar worked in the Executive Office of President Obama. He then worked at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), promoting the economic growth of more than 4 million Hispanic-owned small businesses. At the U.S. Department of Labor, Ammar led the Office of Public Affairs for the Employment and Training Administration (ETA). In this role, Ammar was instrumental in promoting a nationwide effort to double and diversify the number of Registered Apprenticeships in America.

Ammar knows that unlimited and unregulated spending poses a dangerous threat to our democracy, which is why he is rejecting corporate PAC donations. Ammar is a dedicated reformer who will fight to  ensure that corporate special interests do not silence the voices of California families.