Janessa Goldbeck campaigns for 53 Congressional District to become first ever female Marine in Congress

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – More than 20 people are hoping to replace Congresswoman Susan Davis’s seat representing the 53rd Congressional District.

Janessa Goldbeck is one of the front runners in the race filled with Democrat candidates.

Goldbeck stopped by the KUSI News studio to tell us more about herself and how being an LGBTQ woman in the Marine Corps. Goldbeck said she hopes to work to fix “the issues that matter like tackling the climate crisis, standing up for women’s rights, and making sure that every American has access to affordable healthcare.”