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California State Assembly - District 21

District 21 — California State Assembly

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 21 — 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.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 7 candidates.

Diane Papan

Democratic
Deputy Mayor, San Mateo; small business...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing affordability, while maintaining safe neighborhoods,...
  2. Protecting against the impacts of climate change,...
  3. I'm born and raised in San Mateo County and I understand...
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Giselle Hale

Democratic
Redwood City Mayor / Advocate / Businesswoman
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Addressing our housing and homelessness crises
  2. Protecting our environment and combating climate change...
  3. Creating opportunities for California’s families and...
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James Hsuchen Coleman

Democratic
City Councilmember / Children's Advocate
Top 3 Priorities
  1. A wealth tax on billionaires and corporations so they...
  2. Aggressive action on climate change by investing in...
  3. Building housing at all income levels, maximizing...
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Alison M. Madden

Democratic
Attorney / Tenant and Judicial Reform...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Housing & Climate, to house Californians immediately...
  2. Protection of our students in schools against gun...
  3. Judicial and Eviction Reform, to ensure restorative...
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Tania Solé

Green
Environmental Entrepreneur and Businessperson
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Sustainability
  2. No on SB9, No to Build, Build, Build, Real Affordable...
  3. Universal Healthcare
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