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California State Legislative Candidates


California State Legislative Candidates

Dear Supporter,

Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for State House and Senate an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions.  The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions.


  1. Will you oppose efforts to cooperate with a national ID card system and vote to block all state funding for and cooperation with any national ID scheme including Real ID and Pass ID programs?
  2. Do you oppose the use of unmanned devices being used for law enforcement and used in order to fine citizens?
  3. Will you support a “Constitutional Carry” bill that would allow any law-abiding citizen to carry a firearm concealed without a permit?
  4. Will you support legislation to nullify ObamaCare and authorize state and local law enforcement to arrest federal officials attempting to implement the unconstitutional health care scheme known as ObamaCare?
  5. Will you support legislation to end the use of “no knock” warrants?
  6. Will you support legislation that would allow TSA agents to be charged with sexual assault if they use invasive “pat-down” procedures?
  7. Do you oppose taking federal money to create a state health insurance exchange?


State Assembly “Y”=Yes “N”=No “+”=Will Sponsor
District Party First Last City Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7
1 R Rick Bosetti Redding
1 R Brian Dahle Bieber
2 D Wesley Chesbro Arcata
2 D Tom Lynch Guerneville
3 R Dan Logue Marysville
3 D Charles Rouse Corning
4 R John Munn Davis
4 D Mariko Yamada Sacramento
5 R Frank Bigelow O’Neals
5 R Rico Oller San Andreas
6 R Beth B. Gaines Roseville
6 R Andy Pugno Folsom
7 R Jonathan Zachariou Davis Y Y Y Y
7 D Roger Dickinson Sacramento
8 R Peter Tateishi Elk Grove
8 D Ken Cooley Rancho Cordova
9 R Antonio Amador Elk Grove
9 D Richard Pan Sacramento
10 D Michael Allen San Rafael
10 D Marc Levine San Rafael
11 R Mike Hudson Suisun City
11 D Jim Frazier Fairfield
12 R Kristin Olsen Modesto
12 D Christopher Mateo Lathrop
13 R K. Jafri Stockton
13 D Susan T. Eggman Stockton
14 D Susan A. Bonilla Concord
15 D Nancy Skinner Sacramento
16 R Al Phillips Livermore
16 D Joan Buchanan Danville
17 R Jason P. Clark San Francisco
17 D Tom Ammiano San Francisco
18 D Rob Bonta Alameda
18 D Abel Guillen Oakland
19 D Michael Breyer San Francisco
19 D Phil Ting San Francisco
20 D Jennifer Ong Hayward
20 D Bill Quirk San Leandro
21 R Jack Mobley Merced
21 D Adam Gray Merced
22 R Mark Gilham Redwood City Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
22 D Kevin Mullin South San Francisco
23 R Jim Patterson Fresno
23 R Bob Whalen Fresno
24 R Chengzhi Yang Menlo Park
24 D Richard S. Gordon Menlo Park
25 R Arlyne Diamond Santa Clara
25 D Bob Wieckowski Fremont
26 R Connie Conway Tulare
26 D Jonathon L. Sosa Visalia
27 R Roger F. Lasson San Jose
27 D Nora Campos San Jose
28 D Paul Fong Sunnyvale
28 I Chad Walsh Los Gatos
29 R Tom Walsh Felton
29 D Mark Stone Scotts Valley
30 R Rob Bernosky Hollister
30 D Luis Alejo Watsonville
31 D Henry T. Perea Fresno
32 R Pedro A. Rios Delano
32 D Rudy Salas Bakersfield
33 R Tim Donnelly Twin Peaks
33 D John Coffey Barstow
34 R Shannon Grove Bakersfield
34 D Mari Goodman Tehachapi
35 R K.H. Achadjian San Luis Obispo
35 D Gerald Manata Paso Robles
36 R Ron Smith Lancaster
36 D Steve Fox Lancaster
37 R Rob Walter Los Olivos Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y Y+ Y+
37 D Das Williams Santa Barbra
38 R Scott T. Wilk Valencia
38 D Edward J. Headington Stevenson Ranch
39 D Richard Alarcon Pacoima
39 D Raul Bocanegra Pacoima
40 R Mike Morrell Rancho Cucamonga
40 D Russ Warner Rancho Cucamonga
41 R Donna Lowe Claremont Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
41 D Chris Holden Los Angeles
42 R Biran Nestande Palm Desert
42 D Mark A. Orozco Beaumont
43 D Mike Gatto Los Angeles
43 R Greg Krikorian Glendale
44 R Jeff Gorell Thousand Oaks
44 D Eileen Macenery Newbury Park
45 R Chris Kolski West Hills
45 D Bob Blumenfield Van Nuys
46 R Jay L. Stern North Hills Y Y N Y Y+ Y Y
46 D Adrin Nazarian Studio City
47 D Joe Baca Rialto
47 D Cheryl R. Brown San Bernardino
48 R Joe M. Gardner Hacienda Heights
48 D Roger Hernandez West Covina
49 R Matthew Lin San Gabriel
49 D Edwin Chau Alhambra
50 D Richard Bloom Santa Monica
50 D Betsy Butler Santa Monica
51 D Jimmy Gomez Los Angeles
51 D Luis Lopez Los Angeles
52 R Kenny Coble Pomona
52 D Norma J. Torres Pomona
53 R Jose T. Aguilar Los Angeles Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+ Y+
53 D John A. Perez Los Angeles
54 R Keith B. McCowen Los Angeles Y Y Y Y Y Y
54 D Holly J. Mitchell Culver City
55 R Curt Hagman Chino Hills
55 D Gregg D. Fritchle Convina
56 R Corky Reynaga-Emett Indio Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
56 D V. Manuel Perez Indio
57 R Noel A. Jaimes La Mirada
57 D Ian C. Calderon Whittier
58 R Patricia A. Kotze-Ramos Downey
58 D Cristina Garcia Bell Gardens
59 D Reggie Jones-Sawyer Los Angeles
59 D Rodney D. Robinson Los Angeles
60 R Eric Linder Corona
60 D Jose L. Perez Riverside
61 R Bill Batey Riverside
61 D Jose Medina Riverside
62 D Steven Bradford Los Angeles
62 R Mervin Evans Los Angeles
63 R Jack M. Guerrero Cudahy
63 D Anthony Rendon Lakewood
64 D Isadore Hall Compton
65 R Chris Norby Fullerton
65 D Sharon Quirk-Silva Fullerton
66 R Craig Huey Torrance
66 D Al Muratsuchi Torrance
67 R Melissa Melendez Lake Elsinore
67 R Phil Paule Temecula
68 R Donald P. Wagner Irvine
68 D Christina Avalos Orange
69 R Jose Moreno Anaheim
69 D Tom Daly Santa Ana
70 R Martha F. Gibson Long Beach Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
70 D Bonnie Lowenthal Long Beach
71 R Brian W. Jones Santee
71 D Patrick J. Hurley Lakeside
72 R Travis Allen Huntington Beach
72 R Troy Edgar Los Alamitos
73 R Diane L. Harkey San Juan Capistrano
73 D James Corbett San Clemente
74 R Allan R. Mansoor Costa Mesa
74 D Robert Rush Irvine
75 R Marie Waldron Escondido Y Y Y+ Y Y Y Y
75 D Matthew Herold San Marcos
76 R Rocky J. Chavez Oceanside
76 R Sherry Hodges Encinitas
77 R Brian Maienschein San Diego
77 D Ruben Hernandez San Diego
78 R Ralph Denney San Diego
78 D Toni Atkins San Diego
79 R Mary England Lemon Grove
79 D Shirley Weber San Diego
80 R Derrick W. Roach San Diego
80 D Ben Hueso Encinitas
State Senate
1 R Ted Gaines Willows
1 D Julie Griffith-Flatter Nevada City N N N N
3 D Lois Wolk Davis
5 R Bill Berryhill Ripon
5 D Cathleen Galgiani Sacramento
7 D Mark Desaulnier Concord
7 R Mark P. Meuser Walnut Creek Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
9 D Loni Hancock Berkeley
11 D Mark Leno San Francisco
11 R Harmeet K. Dhillon San Francisco
13 D Jerry Hill Redwood City
13 D Sally J. Lieber Redwood City
15 D Jim Beall San Jose
15 D Joe Coto San Jose
17 R Larry Beaman Scotts Valley
17 D Bill Monning Monterey
19 R Mike Stoker Santa Barbara
19 D Hannah-Beth Jackson Santa Barbara
21 R Steve Knight Lancaster
21 D Star Moffatt Lancaster
23 R Bill Emmerson Hemet
23 D Melissa R. O’Donnell Highland
25 D Carol Liu La Crescenta
25 R Gilbert V. Gonzales Pasadena
27 D Fran Pavley Agoura Hills
27 R Todd Zink Westlake Village
29 R Robert Huff Diamond Bar
29 D Greg Diamond Brea
31 R Jeff Miller Corona
31 D Richard Roth Riverside
33 D Ricardo Lara Bell Gardens
35 D Roderick Wright Los Angeles
35 R Charlotte A. Svolos Torrance
37 R Mimi Walters Rancho Santa Margarita
37 D Steve Young Costa Mesa Y Y Y N Y Y N
39 R George Plescia La Jolla
39 D Marty Block San Diego