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March 3, 2020 — Primary Election

Asamblea Estatal de CaliforniaCandidato para Distrito 9

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Eric M. Rigard

Hombre de negocios jubilado
33,997 votos (29.4%)Winning
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Ministerio de Conciencia Pública, Calvary Christian Center — Cargo elegido (2016–actual)


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Ciencias Políticas (1980)

Preguntas y Respuestas

Preguntas de League of Women Voters of California (4)

Describe what proposal(s) you would support to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing for all income groups in California?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:

As I mentioned  earlier:

regulations and fees should be reduced.

the permit process should be streamlined.

we should work with municipalities and counties to provide land for affordable housing and where possible. Establish public:private partnerships to lower the building cost. Providing for Truly affordable housing

What programs or legislation would you support to meet the water needs of all Californians?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:

Water storage is needed to be completed.

we must better manage our water resources. Stop wasting water sending it out to the ocean in amounts greater than is needed.

Establish a comprehensive water plan for this century and beyond.

To reach a goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, as set forth in a 2018 executive order what, if any, proposals, plans or legislation would you support?  Please be specific.
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:

I would first do a review of all pro and con climate science.

On the recent fires we had produced more pollution tha all of our C02 emissions this past year. I would support a deeper dive into cleaning our forest and national parks. 
Auto emissions standards are high and producing great results. our waterways should be cleaned more regularly. To provide better environmental quality.

According to the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, we spend over $81,000 per individual who is incarcerated.  Other than incarceration, what ways can the State address safety and justice?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:

Youth engagement

job training

skills develoment

use  some of the 81,000 per person to fund these programs.

Preguntas de The Sacramento Bee (3)

Should California make changes to the property tax system set up in Proposition 13? Why?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:



californians should not be taxed further. Let Prop 13 stand.

look for cuts that can be made without impacting other funds.

To lower rent costs, should California build more or focus on rent caps and tenants’ rights? Why?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:

There should be some attention paid to tenets rights. 
affordable housing should be built at the same time regulations and fees and the permitting process should be streamlined allowing for greater affordability.

Should California enter the prescription drug business to help drive down prices? Why or why not?
Respuesta de Eric M. Rigard:


the State should encourage competition between drug companies.

they should also investigate other sources of the same drugs for lower costs.

¿Quién proporcionó dinero a este candidato?


Dinero total recaudado: $485

Principales contribuyentes que dieron dinero para apoyar al candidato, por organización:

Employees of Dignity Health
Employees of Rio Valley Charter School

Más información acerca de contribuciones

Por estado:

California 100.00%

Por tamaño:

Contribuciones grandes (82.47%)
Contribuciones pequeñas (17.53%)

Por tipo:

De organizaciones (0.00%)
De individuos (100.00%)
Fuente: Análisis de datos de la Secretaría del Estado de California de MapLight.

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