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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

District 9 — 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.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 4 candidates.

Nancy Skinner

Democratic
Lecturer, Public Policy UC Berkeley;...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Put California on the path to universal preschool...
  2. Restore justice in our state and local criminal justice...
  3. Continue California's leadership on fighting climate...
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Sandré R. Swanson

Democratic
Sandré R. Swanson California State...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. I worked hard to make Education California’s top budgetary...
  2. The Health, Safety and Welfare of our Children is...
  3. More Middle Class jobs for our district and affordable...
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Katherine Grace Welch

Democratic
Advocate for children and public...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Producing the next leaders, employees, taxpayers and...
  2. Insisting on transparency in the allocation of our...
  3. Get special interests out of decision making - whether...
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Rich Kinney

Republican
Mayor, Teacher
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Increase good paying jobs with benefits and retirement...
  2. Reduce traffic congestion and improve transportation...
  3. Improve Quality of Education and Increase Career Technical...
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