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Santa Barbara News-Press: Brownley’s district added to NRCC target list

March 31, 2022

The National Republican Congressional Committee has added U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Ventura County, to its list of targeted races for 2022. 

“Republicans have the message, the candidates and the resources needed to take back the majority,” NRCC Chairman Tom Emmer, a Minnesota congressman, said in a statement. “Vulnerable Democrats who chose not to retire will be shown no mercy.”

Matt Jacobs, a former federal prosecutor and Republican candidate for the 26th district seat, was named an “On the Radar” candidate by the NRCC earlier this month. 

His campaign reported having more than $656,000 cash on hand at the end of 2021 after bringing in about $218,000 during the last quarter. 

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