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District 13 — California State Senate

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About this office

State senators introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, approve appointments to state agencies, and approve the state budget. They are elected to four-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.

Josh Becker

Democratic
County Commissioner/Community College...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To be the climate leader in the State Senate
  2. Ensuring that every child has access to a top quality...
  3. Tackling affordability with a massive investment in...
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Alexander Glew

Republican
Materials Scientist and Mechanical...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Local Control of Zoning: I oppose taking zoning control...
  2. Property rights: I oppose changing proposition 13,...
  3. Health Care cost reduction: I want CA to reduce health...
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Sally J. Lieber

Democratic
Environmental Advocate/State Assemblywoman...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Full funding for education: Moving California from...
  2. Fighting for our climate: Getting California off carbon...
  3. Housing, transit, protection of green spaces: housing...
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Shelly Masur

Democratic
Redwood City Vice Mayor and Education...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Building a sustainable future and protecting our environment.
  2. Creating affordable communities.
  3. Fighting for high quality education.
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Annie Oliva

Democratic
Housing Advocate/Councilwoman
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Homelessness: I will declare a State of Emergency...
  2. Housing: I will fight for short and long-term housing...
  3. Traffic Gridlock: I will ensure we seriously invest...
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Mike Brownrigg

Democratic
Councilman (10 yrs), twice mayor,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. My ACE Agenda -- Affordability, Climate and Education....
  2. Climate is Job One as well, and that means pulling...
  3. On education, we need to focus on closing the achievement...
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John H. Webster

Libertarian
Software Engineer with Masters in...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Legalize victimless Crimes; including where the law...
  2. Allow a consentual agreement between an employer and...
  3. To get Corruption out of the "Justice System"
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