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Tuesday November 8, 2022 — California General Election

California State Senate - District 38

District 38 — California State Senate

Get the facts on the California candidates running for election to the District 38 — California State Senate

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

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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.
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Candidates

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Matt Gunderson

Republican
Small Business Owner & Former Car...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Affordability - High taxes and a growing cost of living...
  2. Homelessness - Let me be clear: letting people live...
  3. Public Safety - At some point in time, criminal justice...
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Catherine Blakespear

Democratic
Mayor of Encinitas
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Supporting Small Businesses - I know that small businesses...
  2. Environmental Protection - Under my leadership as...
  3. Housing Affordability and Homelessness - Creating...
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