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U.S. House of Representatives - District 16

District 16 — U.S. House of Representatives

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 16 — 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

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    Anna G. Eshoo

    Democratic
    Member of Congress
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Defend and protect democracy from attacks at home...
    2. Shepherd our country through the pandemic, restore...
    3. Health care reform to strengthen our health care system,...
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    Rishi Kumar

    Democratic
    Councilmember, hi-tech executive...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. I will champion Medicare for All and protect Women’s...
    2. I will not sell out. The campaign money from PACs...
    3. I have taken the “Term Limits Pledge”. When meeting...
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    Peter Ohtaki

    Republican
    Former Menlo Park Mayor, finance,...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Control inflation - As a Harvard grad in economics,...
    2. Secure our streets - As both a dad and a former Mayor,...
    3. Preserve our Neighborhoods - As a Peninsula native,...
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    Ajwang Rading

    Democratic
    Attorney, Human Rights Advocate,...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Reproductive Freedom & Justice
    2. Confronting the Climate Crisis
    3. Education
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    Greg Lin Tanaka

    Democratic
    Palo Alto City Councilmember
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. I am a firm advocate for fiscal responsibility because...
    2. Our healthcare system is broken. We must demand transparency...
    3. Environmental scientists estimate we are fast approaching...
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    Benjamin Thomas Solomon

    Republican
    Have STEM, Finance & Economics background
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Fiscal accountability and balanced budgets is the...
    2. Ensure safe neighborhoods and education excellence,...
    3. Accountable Congress. Climate alarmist insists that...
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    John Karl Fredrich

    No Party Preference
    United States History and Government...
    Top 3 Priorities
    1. Pushing the Equal Rights Amendment across the Finish...
    2. Establishing universal single-payer health care for...
    3. Reducing the military budget by 25% and ending subsidies...
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