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Our Candidates

Election Day
November 8, 2022

Our Candidates

The Democratic Central Committee of Shasta County supports Democratic candidates at all levels of government: from school boards and water districts to the state legislature and congress. We are focused on building our bench and hope you agree that we have a truly excellent panel of candidates this year! We are pleased to endorse the following Democratic candidates, and encourage you to visit their websites and social media pages and support them! Candidates require money and volunteer hours to run a successful campaign – please support these fantastic candidates in any way you can, and help us to create a more robust, inclusive, and sustainable region for ourselves, our families, and our friends.

Belle Starr Sandwith

Belle Starr Sandwith

CA Assembly District 1 Candidate

Belle is a Sierra County Democrat from Loyalton, with an exceptional life history including as a restauranteur, TV producer, and even as a chef for the national tour of Indy car drivers! Trained in public health and with a medical device patent under her own name, Belle understands the importance of affordable healthcare, and the challenges the presents in our rural district…

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Max Steiner

Max Steiner

Congressional Candidate CA CD1

On September 11th, 2001, Max was a high school student. Four years later, he was an infantryman in Iraq, serving two years there and earning his Combat Infantry Badge while still in his teens. On January 6th, 2021, Max was a Foreign Service Officer on leave from the State Department. Today, he is a candidate for Congress, challenging one of California’s seditionist representatives…

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Sean Ferguson

Sean Ferguson

Shasta Union High School Board of Trustees

As a member of the Shasta Union High School District school board, I will work tirelessly to ensure that every student in our district receives a high-quality public education independent of geography or socioeconomic status.

I graduated from Foothill High School and spent 23 years teaching at Foothill and Shasta High Schools…

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Ian Hill

Ian Hill

Redding City Council

I grew up in Redding and have been a public servant for several years at the city and county levels. I have backgrounds in earth science, communication, and criminal justice. I’m running on a platform focused around climate, housing, infrastructure, learning, and labor (CHILL). In addition, I’m a good facilitator in that my door is always open and I will work towards issues brought to my attention with people and resources befitting the situation...

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Armajit Singh

Armajit Singh

Anderson City Council

I’m Armajit Singh, minister of the Sikh Temple in Anderson CA for over 15 years. My wife and I have 2 children that attend Anderson Schools.  I’m running to help make Anderson the Greatest Little City in the North State.  I’m a Community Organizer with the Shasta County Health Department.  I’ve presided over 30 vaccine clinics in Shasta, Tehama & Glenn counties. I’ll work to bring light industry to Anderson.  Help improve our Infrastructure and work with youth to live in a safe and drug-free community…

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California Propositions

Proposition 1: YES

Protects the fundamental right to abortion and the fundamental right to contraceptives by adding those rights directly into the California State Constitution.

 Proposition 26: Neutral

Authorizes new types of gambling through California Native American Indian Tribal Casinos.

Proposition 27: NO

Legalizes online sports betting. Out-of-state corporations would get 90% of the profits leaving little to fight homelessness, and directly attacks the sovereignty of CA Native American tribes.

Proposition 28: YES

Provides additional funding for arts and music education in public schools.

Proposition 29: YES

Dialysis patients deserve protection under the law. Prop 29 will help ensure they receive safe treatment in dialysis clinics under the care of a doctor or another highly trained clinician in case of emergencies, without risk of infection, and without discrimination.

 

Proposition 30: YES

Taxes annual personal income over $2 million to fund wildfire prevention, clean air and climate change programs.

 

Proposition 31: YES

Protects kids from Big Tobacco by ending the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and minty-menthol cigarettes, saving countless lives and hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars annually.