At the debate, I discussed the pragmatic solutions and policy papers, the foundation of my congressional plan. I will get stuff done!
I bring fiscally moderate, people-centric leadership; not Left or Right, but Forward.
Rishi’s American dream - From graduate student to a run for U.S Congress.
As a hi-tech executive, I was transferred by IBM to Silicon Valley from Michigan and I absolutely loved it here. My wife, a networking industry professional, and I are raising our two boys and found our American dream in Saratoga. We also discovered deep joy in giving back, solving the problems of our community and helping to better people's lives. That is why I am running for Congress.
During a pandemic, Rishi Kumar stopped the campaign and launched the Neighborhood Pandemic Preparedness Team. Hundreds of volunteers helped thousands of our neighbors.
During the November 2020 election, Rishi garnered more votes (37%) than any other challenger from this district in the last 30 years thanks to an unprecedented district engagement with volunteers from 29 states - 100,000 doors and a million phone calls.
San Mateo County: Atherton, La Honda, Ladera, Loma Mar, Menlo Park, Pescadero, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Woodside
Santa Clara County: Campbell, Cambrian Park, Fruitdale, Lexington Hills, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monto Sereno, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Parts of San Jose, Saratoga, Stanford
Santa Cruz County: Ben Lomond, Bonny Doon, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Davenport, Felton, Lompico, Scotts Valley, Zayante