Katie Hill is challenging conservative incumbent U.S. Representative Steve Knight in California’s 25th district.
Background and Achievements
Katie is a native of her district and graduated from California State University for both her undergraduate degree and then again for her Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She is currently the Executive Director and Deputy CEO of People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), which is a not-for-profit corporation focused on ending homelessness. PATH has focused on the chronically homeless and veterans. Under Katie’s leadership they have helped more than 1,800 chronically homeless individuals, 2,100 veterans and 2,600 families.
Prospects & Opponents
Katie Hill and Republican incumbent Steve Knight were the winners of the 26th district’s top-two primary on June 5. This district was considered one of the most competitive congressional districts in 2016 and remains just as competitive going into the upcoming 2018 election. Cook rates this race a Republican toss-up. Rep. Knight is aligned with Donald Trump on over 95% of his votes and supports anti-woman policies such as repeal of the Affordable Healthcare Act and is against funding for abortion or health care coverage that includes abortion.
- Feminist Majority
- EMILY's List
- Stonewall Democratic Club
- Victory Fund
- American Nurses Association
- Planned Parenthood Action Fund