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California State Assembly - District 20

District 20 — California State Assembly

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 20 — California State Assembly

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

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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 4 candidates.

Liz Ortega

Democratic
Executive Secretary, Alameda County...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Job Creation/Healthcare: I’ve fought successfully...
  2. Affordable Housing: East Bay families are getting...
  3. Great Schools: As the spouse of a former School Board...
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Shawn Kumagai

Democratic
Councilmember and Navy Reservist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing Affordability and Resources for Unhoused Individuals
  2. Funding and Resources for TK-16 Public Education
  3. Criminal Justice Reform and Public Safety
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Jennifer Esteen

Democratic
Psychiatric Registered Nurse
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing: I will advocate for stronger and more permanent...
  2. Healthcare: I will expand access to high quality,...
  3. Environment: I will advocate for a Green New Deal...
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Joseph Grcar

Republican
retired laboratory scientist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Hire Elon Musk's Boring Company to build toll tunnels...
  2. Build more parks including a massive sandy beach with...
  3. Use our share of the 1.2 trillion dollar infrastructure...
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