Candidates for U.S. House Representative of District 1
Doug LaMalfa is an American politician currently serving in the California State Senate. He is a Republican representing the 4th district. The main issue he supports according to his website is the repeal of President Obama’s Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act.
Reed runs a small law firm and is a third-generation Northern Californian. His says that his main goals if elected are to protect and preserve Social Security and Medicare without resorting to privatization or vouchers. He also wants to close tax loopholes for the rich without raising marginal income tax rates on small businesses, family farms or individuals earning less than $250,000 and to conserve Northern California's water and natural resources while building a healthier agricultural economy that protects and promotes family farms.
Candidates for U.S. House Representative of District 4
Uppal’s goals are to save Social Security and Medicare, to bring new jobs to our district, to end wasteful spending, to strengthen the middle class. Self-described moderate democrat. Immigrated to the US from India lived the American dream.
McClintock was elected in Nov. 2008 to serve in the 4th Congressional District of the U.S. Congress. He served 22 years on the California State legislature before that. McClintock is the Chairman of the Water and Power Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee and is also a member of that committee and the Budget Committee. He is a member of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaskan Native Affairs.
Candidates for State Senator of District 1
Gaines is a small insurance business owner. According to his website, his priorities if elected are to lower California’s deficit by limiting spending, to increse the number of private sector jobs and to oppose any bills aimed at raising taxes.
Griffith-Flatter is a Land Use Planner, a Policy and Program Analyst at Sierra Nevada Conservancy and a co-founder of High Sierra Rural Alliance. She said in a questionnaire from The Union Newspaper that her background in land-use planning would make her a valuable resource if elected.
Special Election Candidates for State Senate Seat in the 4th District
Daniel Logue is a Republican Assemblyman who represents California's 3rd State Assembly district. He was first elected in November 2008. Prior to serving in the Assembly, Logue served as a Yuba County Supervisor. Main legislation he worked on: a private property protection bill, a bill on the Indian Valley Watermaster District, a Telehealth Follow Up, the Veterans Health Care Workforce Act of 2012, interest forgiveness on sales tax and a bill to prohibit alcohol on the Sacramento River.
Nielsen was elected as Representative of the the Second Assembly District in 2008 where he served as Vice Chair of the the Assembly’s Budget Committee and was a member of three other assembly committees including the Appropriations, Veteran Affairs and Rules committees. He wants to focus on cutting spending by eliminating excess agency and government regulations.
Harrington lives in Magalia, Calif. His past experience includes being President of the Butte-Glenn Central Labor Council from 1994 to present, being a Business Representative of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, a Foreman for PG&E and a Navy veteran. He has run for the California Assembly in District 3, three times prior to this election. He says that his top priorities are jobs, education and universal healthcare.