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District 12 — U.S. House of Representatives

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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.
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.
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Candidates

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Lisa Remmer

Republican
Educator
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  1. Restrain unelected bureaucrats [currently holding...
  2. Cut federal spending; cut taxes on middle class and...
  3. Respect legal immigrants who followed the law [top...
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Shahid Buttar

Democratic
lawyer, artist, writer, advocacy...
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  1. Secure social services—including Medicare for All,...
  2. Fight government and corporate corruption by investigating...
  3. Legalize cannabis to end the racist war on drugs
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Stephen Jaffe

Democratic
Civil Rights and Employees' Lawyer
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  1. Medicare for All, Decriminalizing Mental Illness
  2. Public Financing of Elections, Election Integrity...
  3. Restore Net Neutrality, Preserve Personal Privacy,...
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Ryan A. Khojasteh

Democratic
Immigrants Rights Commissioner
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  1. If elected, I pledge to support legislation expanding...
  2. If elected, I pledge to support comprehensive immigration...
  3. If elected, I pledge to support legislation to strengthen...
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Barry Hermanson

Green
Retired Entrepreneur
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  1. Cutting bloated US military spending by 5% per year...
  2. An Improved Medicare for All. Please see my statement...
  3. Housing is a human right. Restore federal funding...
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Michael Goldstein

No Party Preference
Author, attorney, mediator
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  1. To better show the need for – and support the building...
  2. Social and economic justice, economic and health security,...
  3. Using the resources of the office to expose how completely...
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