Mimi Walters’ background


Mimi Walters

Party: Republican

Occupation: State senator

Age: 48, born in Dana Point

City of residence: Laguna Niguel

Personal: Husband David, four children

Education: Bachelor’s degree in political science, UCLA

Career highlights: Investment banker, 1988-95. Laguna Niguel City Council member, 1996-2004. State assemblywoman, 2004-08. State senator, 2008 to present.

Platform: Limit state borrowing, says California cannot afford more debt. Lower taxes and government spending.

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