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Tuesday June 7, 2022 — California Primary Election
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U.S. House of Representatives - District 42

District 42 — U.S. House of Representatives

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 42 — U.S. House of Representatives

Find out their top 3 priorities, their experience, and who supports them.

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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.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 8 candidates.

Robert Garcia

Democratic
Mayor of Long Beach
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Preparing for Future Pandemics and Emergencies: Long...
  2. Real Opportunity for Everyone – Not Just the Wealthy:...
  3. Defending Immigrant Families & Fighting for More Paths...
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Cristina Garcia

Democratic
Math Teacher, Community Activist,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Restore the people's trust in government.
  2. Environmental Justice for frontline communities.
  3. A Champion for Women, Equity and Justice.
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Peter Mathews

Democratic
Professor of American Government,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Green New Deal with High Paying Jobs to Stop Climate...
  2. Medicare for All Single Payer Health Care, with no...
  3. Tuition Free College and Cancellation of Student Debt
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William Moses Summerville

Democratic
Pastor, Hospital/Hospice Chaplain
Top 3 Priorities
  1. We need Medicare for All. Our health care system is...
  2. We need Climate Justice. This is more than just fighting...
  3. We need Comprehensive Reparations. We fix racism,...
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Joaquín Beltrán

Democratic
Engineer and Community Organizer
Top 3 Priorities
  1. COVID Safety
  2. Jobs and Small Business
  3. Affordable Homes and Rent
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