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State of CaliforniaCandidate for Treasurer

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Meghann Adams

School Bus Driver
244,800 votes (3.6%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • End poverty in California!
  • Make housing and healthcare rights for all - vote socialist!
  • Stop fracking: end climate catastrophe



Profession:School Bus Driver
School Bus Driver, Zum SF (2015–current)
Union President, SMART 1741 — Elected position (2021–current)
State Central Committee Member, Peace and Freedom Party — Elected position (2012–current)


Beloit College Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Sociology (2005)

Community Activities

Organizer, Party for Socialism and Liberation (2008–current)


Meghann Adams is officially announcing her run for California’s State Treasurer as the Peace and Freedom Party candidate, under the central slogan, “End Poverty in California.” Over the past 15 years Adams has continuously contributed to and stood up for her community. Adams is a long-time anti-war and anti-racist activist with the ANSWER Coalition. 

Adams has been a part of many different struggles, the most recent of which are the Cancel the Rents campaign, and No Cuts to the Classroom. Adams has been at the forefront of the women’s liberation movement, and is a writer for the “Breaking the Chains” socialist and feminist magazine.

Currently, Adams is the president of SMART 1741, the San Francisco school bus drivers’ union Her campaign will focus on a wide range of issues directly affecting working class Californians including more money for education, increased funding for public transit, clean water access and more parks and much more.

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“In a state with so much wealth, there is no reason for millions of Californians to be living at or near poverty. It is time we focus on funding people’s needs and ending poverty in California. That is why I am running for State Treasurer,” said Adams. She calls for full rights for all immigrants, including the right to vote and receive all benefits.

Adams is running in 2022 as part of a statewide Left Unity Slate composed of candidates from the Peace and Freedom and Green parties. Her campaign is also endorsed by the Party for Socialism and Liberation, of which she is a member.

The Adams is campaign not funded by corporate donors, real estate developers, or oil lobbyists. We are funded by the people. We run grassroots campaigns built by people power, organizing movements for justice, and fighting to envision a socialist future. 

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