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Sanjay Patel

Running for U.S. House of Representatives, 8th District
Election: Nov. 6, 2018

Sanjay Patel is from Florida and is running for US Congress. A UCLA graduate with a degree in Economics, Sanjay has nearly two decades of experience in technology, strategy and project management. After founding a small business and a nonprofit, Sanjay has most recently focused on political activism. He was an organizer during the 2016 presidential campaign, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention, a water protector at Standing Rock, and State Committeeman of the Brevard Democratic Party. During his tenure, Brevard Dems knocked the most doors of any county in Florida, membership grew 400%, fundraising doubled, and three Democrats won local elections in former Republican strongholds. Sanjay led the Florida Democratic Party to adopt resolutions supporting economic justice & fair wages, health care as a human right, guaranteed public education from pre-K through college, and opposing big money in politics. Sanjay will carry this platform forward with his election to Congress.