The Honorable Ron Packard
The Honorable Ron Packard (R-Carlsbad, CA), has the distinction of winning election to Congress as one of only three write-in candidates in the nation’s history. During his 18 years in the House of Representatives he served on the powerful Committee on Appropriations and was Chairman of the Appropriations Committee on Energy and Water.
Upon his retirement, a prominent member of Congress, still serving today, spoke on the House Floor and said: “Ron Packard’s career has been marked by fairness and bipartisanship. In his various roles on the Appropriations Committee, Ron has always gotten the job done. That’s not always an easy task when it comes to funding the government, but Ron has done it with integrity, dignity, and purpose.”
Packard also has extensive local government experience as a Mayor, City Councilman and School Board Trustee in San Diego County. He is a respected national voice on infrastructure, public works, energy and natural resources issues.