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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 25 Alameda Portion

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Raj Salwan

Fremont City Councilmember
8,343 votes (27.89%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure that the voice and interests of Tri-City residents are well represented in Alameda County!
  • Continue to actively serve on the Alameda County Central Committee: candidate training, voter registration, committee activities, and continue to disseminate information gathered from the Central Committee to Democrats in the 25th Assembly District
  • Address issues facing our community related to Homelessness, Traffic Congestion, Global Warming, Investment in Infrastructure, Affordable Housing, and School funding.



Profession:Fremont City Councilmember
Fremont Councilmember, City of Fremont (2016–current)
Fremont City Councilmember, City of Fremont — Elected position (2016–current)
Vice Mayor, Fremont City Council — Appointed position (2018–2019)
Planning Commissioner, City of Fremont — Appointed position (2011–2016)

Community Activities

Alternate Committee Member, Alameda County Transportation Commission (2018–current)


I have extensive service on the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee. Initially I served as an associate and now as an alternate delegate. I have also served as Chairperson of the Tri-Cities Democratic Forum, board member of Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus, and been your elected delegate to the California Democratic Party for many years since 2008. These positions gave me the opportunity to participate in county-wide endorsements; participate in the annual Unity Dinner, assist with candidate training workshops; participate in state conventions; and participated in numerous campaigns for Democratic candidates. Most importantly, my voice helped ensure that the interests of the Tri-Cities residents were well represented. 

I've been an active member of our local Tri City Democratic Forum for many years participating in club activities; fundraisers; meeting arrangements; ; voter registration and endorsement sessions. I now serve as Alternative member of the Central Committee and am responsible for monthly Programs. 

It has been an honor representing you and I will continue to listen to you and advocate on your behalf. I would appreciate your vote on March 3rd. Thank you 

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congressmember Eric Swalwell
  • Congressmember Ro Khanna
  • Asian American Democratic Caucus of Alameda County

Elected Officials (5)

  • Assemblymember Bill Quirk
  • Assemblymember Kansen Chu
  • Senator Bob Wieckowski
  • Newark Mayor Alan Nagy
  • Newark Councilmember Mike Bucci

Individuals (1)

  • Councilmember Rick Jones

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I continue to support the Democratic Platform.

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