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District 39 — 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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Gil Cisneros

Democratic
Veterans, Education Advocate
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  1. Invest in our children's future and make higher education...
  2. Honor our veterans and provide for all those who have...
  3. Defend the ACA from Republican attacks and fight for...
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Andy Thorburn

Democratic
Non-Profit Advisor, Businessman
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  1. Medicare for All - We spend more money on healthcare...
  2. Education - Debt free 2 and 4 year public colleges....
  3. Immigration - Reforming immigration means passing...
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Shawn Nelson

Republican
Orange County Supervisor
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  1. END SANCTUARY CITIES - I oppose unconstitutional and...
  2. END VETERAN HOMELESSNESS: I am determined to hold...
  3. FIX OUR CRIPPLED INFRASTRUCTURE: Rebuilding and maintaining...
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Sam Jammal

Democratic
Civil rights attorney, clean energy...
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  1. Create jobs in the new economy and commitment to the...
  2. Fighting to protecting those with pre-existing conditions,...
  3. I support a 100% transition to clean energy and will...
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Mai Khanh Tran

Democratic
Pediatrician
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  1. Reform healthcare to expand access, cut costs, and...
  2. Improve and protect our public education system while...
  3. Pass common sense gun violence prevention legislation
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Herbert H. Lee

Democratic
Physician of Gastroenterology & Surgeon
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  1. Fair and equitable healthcare for all.
  2. Prioritize a strong education for our youth and vocational...
  3. Implement comprehensive Immigration laws.
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Steven C. Vargas

Republican
Safety Specialist - CCHEST, Navy...
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  1. Transportation - Relief on 57 and 91 Fwy for use of...
  2. support local efforts to sue State to overturn the...
  3. Put forward proposal to put all elected officials...
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Suzi Park Leggett

Democratic
Co-Founder, World Peace Prize Awarding...
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  1. S.S.Retirement, Med Care, Medicaid, help DACA,TPS,Students...
  2. Reasonable gun control, Immigration, Aide to students,Med...
  3. Retirement, Social Security,Medicare,Medicaid, DACA,TPS,...
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John J. Cullum

Republican
Accountant / Business Owner
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  1. My priorities are the Economy, Employment, Education,...
  2. Job Creation in the Private Sector, Focus on Small...
  3. Fix Healthcare, Protect Patient Choice and Allow Interstate...
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Karen Lee Schatzle

No Party Preference
Deputy District Attorney
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  1. Restore faith in government by removing PAC and Union...
  2. Mandatory Disclosure of Sexual Harassment Settlements...
  3. Merit Based Government Financial Aid for Students
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Steve Cox

No Party Preference
Journalist and Photographer
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  1. Introduce legislation to base congressional pay on...
  2. I'll be donating my own pay above that median district...
  3. Introduce or support legislation to bring our nation...
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