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California State Assembly - District 18 Short Term

District 18 — California State Assembly

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 18 — California State Assembly

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

Short Term
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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.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 8 candidates.

Mia Bonta

Democratic
Non-profit Executive / School Board...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Homelessness: Address homelessness head on by focusing...
  2. Affordable Housing: Advance legislation that creates...
  3. Education: Hold state leaders accountable for directing...
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Janani Ramachandran

Democratic
Social Justice Attorney
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Living Wages: I will fight to raise the minimum wage...
  2. Housing: I will strengthen tenant protections by repealing...
  3. Climate Justice: I will work to enact a Green New...
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Malia Vella

Democratic
Vice Mayor and Educator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Ending Homelessness
  2. Providing more affordable housing options for very...
  3. Fighting climate change
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Stephen Slauson

Republican
Electrical Engineer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Restart California's Economy
  2. Stop Hating Asian American Campaign
  3. Increasing Safety for Out Citizens
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Victor Aguilar

Democratic
Vice Mayor of San Leandro
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Healthcare for all - with expanded mental health services...
  2. Housing for all – including strong state-wide protections...
  3. Justice for all- including racial, economic, and environmental...
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James Aguilar

Democratic
Government & Community Relations...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Full & Fair Funding of California public PreK-12 education.
  2. Re-prioritization of public transit in California:...
  3. Tackling the housing crisis: ending exclusionary zoning,...
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Joel Britton

No Party Preference
Retail worker-cashier at a Walmart...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Call for a federal government-financed public works...
  2. Support the unions breaking with the Democrats and...
  3. Fighting police brutality-demanding the arrest and...
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