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District 37 — California State Assembly

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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.
For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
You must select at least 2 candidates to compare them.

Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 7 candidates.

Charles W. Cole

Republican
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Steve Bennett

Democratic
County Supervisor
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  1. Increasing funding for our public schools is critical....
  2. Climate change is an existential threat to our future...
  3. Ensuring money goes to vital services including public...
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Cathy Murillo

Democratic
Mayor of Santa Barbara
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  1. Improve Public Education, by focusing on preparing...
  2. Protect Our Natural Environment. Focus on climate...
  3. Create Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality...
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Jonathan Abboud

Democratic
Community College Trustee
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  1. Making Education a Lifelong Right with Universal Pre-K...
  2. Combating Climate Change with a Green New Deal
  3. Developing Affordable Housing & Public Transportation
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Jason Dominguez

Democratic
City Council member, law professor,...
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  1. Reduce homelessness by addressing the root causes...
  2. Combat dangerous wildfires by modernizing our energy...
  3. Defend Medical and affordable health care for seniors...
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Elsa Granados

Democratic
Social Justice Advocate
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  1. Expand access to affordable housing and health care
  2. Strengthen education from pre-K through college
  3. Protect our coastline and stand up to the oil and...
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Stephen Blum

Democratic
Teacher/Attorney
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  1. Environment/Climate Change
  2. Wealth Gap
  3. Education
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