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Tuesday June 7, 2022 — California Primary Election
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United States

U.S. House of Representatives - District 8

District 8 — U.S. House of Representatives

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 8 — U.S. House of Representatives

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

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About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 5 candidates.

John Garamendi

Democratic
Member of Congress
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Addressing climate change is the challenge of our...
  2. Investing in our future by funding education and childcare...
  3. We must invest in infrastructure in the broadest sense...
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Cheryl Sudduth

Democratic
Government Contracts & Compliance...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Environmental Protections & Climate Action (ensuring...
  2. Elevate Public Education (Supporting All Students)
  3. Strengthen Economy (Get America Back to Work creating...
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Christopher Riley

Democratic
Teacher, Lawyer, Filmmaker, Entrepreneur
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Fight against massive wealth inequality that is killing...
  2. Fight for a medicare for all public option to end...
  3. Fight for a cleaner environment that will ensure a...
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Edwin Rutsch

Democratic
Community Organizer and Mediator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Building a Culture of Empathy (see website)
  2. Bridging Social and Political Divides
  3. Improving Police Community Relationships
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