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District 51 — California State Assembly

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About this office

State assembly members introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and draft the state budget. They are elected to two-year terms.
For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 13 candidates.

Wendy Carrillo

Journalist / Community Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Access to Quality Education: As a first generation...
  2. Improving Access to Healthcare: In her work for long...
  3. Creating Economic Opportunity: Wendy understands what...
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Luis López

Non-profit Healthcare Director
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  1. Healthcare - adding an expert voice to our single...
  2. Affordable housing - as someone who studied housing...
  3. Environmental Protection - I was endorsed my the Sierra...
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Gabriel Sandoval's priorities are not yet available.

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Alex De Ocampo

Charitable Foundation Adviser
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  1. Strengthening our local economy, supporting small...
  2. Making child care more reliable, affordable, and available...
  3. Advocating for health care for all and protecting...
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David Vela

College Professor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Fighting for educational equity- ensuring that our...
  2. Enacting programs that enhance the availability of...
  3. Combatting the housing crisis by incentivizing the...
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Mark Vargas's priorities are not yet available.

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Andrew S. Aguero

Constuction worker/student
Top 3 Priorities
  1. getting rid of laws that increase economic inequality
  2. making housing affortable
  3. end laws that take wealth/power from our communities...
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Patrick Koppula

Government Innovator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Ask the right questions
  2. Put people before policy or politics
  3. Prepare for change
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Barbara Torres's priorities are not yet available.

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John Prysner

Warehouse Operations Coordinator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Dismantling white supremacy (ending mass incarceration/aggressive...
  2. Universal healthcare (single-payer - SB562, full reproductive...
  3. Full housing (gentrification and the crisis of homelessness).
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Mario Olmos's priorities are not yet available.

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