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United States

U.S. House of RepresentativesCandidate for District 20

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Joe Williams

Hospital Laboratory Technician
6,400 votes (3.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Universal healthcare; single-payer; Medicare-for-All.
  • Revitalize organized labor; strong unions.
  • Anti-war; peace; nonviolence.



-Born in California, lives in Santa Cruz.

-54 years old


-Hospital health care professional (laboratory technician)

-Ocean sports enthusiast (surf, kayak)

-Counselor on military issues at the Resource Center for Nonviolence

-Union steward for SEIU-UHW

-Delegate to Monterey Bay Central Labor Council

-Santa Cruz County Peace & Freedom Party Central Committee member since 2004

-Challenged Sam Farr in 2004

-A Bernie Sanders candidate (Berniecrat)

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Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

It’s time for a grassroots political revolution! Joe Williams will fight for these issues:


    People before Profit

    Medicare for All

    Strong Unions

    End the War on Drugs

    Shut Down the War Machine

    Bernie Sanders for President!

    Fight for $15

    Veterans for Peace

    Iraq Veterans Against the War

    Driscoll's Boycott

    Stop the TPP

    Basic Income Guarantee

    Occupy Wall Street

    Black Lives Matter

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