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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

California State SenateCandidate for District 39

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J. Bribiesca

Retired Medical Doctor
26,565 votes (11%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Less taxes and regulations of businesses in California to promote job growth.
  • To develop a better education system, where students' needs come first.
  • To have plenty of water for all the needs of our state and environmental laws that encourage econonmic growth and the protect the environment.



Profession:Retired Medical Doctor
Retired Medical Doctor, Self Employed (1979–2009)


Autonomous University Of Baja California Medical Doctor (1979)

Community Activities

2nd Vice -President, Latino American Political Association of San Diego California (2016–current)

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Questions & Answers

Questions from The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and California Counts, a public media collaboration. (4)

Climate changes and the continuing drought worry many in California. What new strategies do you believe would ensure that California is able to both satisfy its water needs and protect the environment? Please be specific.
Answer from J. Bribiesca:

Have plenty of water for all the needs of our State( prevention:have infrastructure to save most of water that goes to the ocean when it rains). Also build more dams.

Have enviromental laws that make sense by keeping the economy growing and a the same timemaking sure the enviroment is protected.

Many Californians are concerned about the influence of money in politics. What can the state legislature do to ensure that decision-making by elected officials is not swayed by moneyed interests at the expense of constituents?
Answer from J. Bribiesca:

Make sure there is transparency in politics: we need to show where is the money comming from,who are the persons or special interst groups supporting the politicians. We have to make sure that the politician do what is right ,not what is popular or for special interest groups.

There are a variety of proposals to raise California's minimum wage. Many of these proposals face opposition from business groups who are concerned that they would kill jobs. Do you support increasing the minimum wage in California?  In your answer please explain your position on the relationship between wages and jobs with specific reference to the situation in your district. 
Answer from J. Bribiesca:

I am opposed to increase the minimum wage , because a lot of the smalll business owners would not going to be able to afford to pay the increased and will have to let go their employees thus creating more unemployment. 

What we need is to decrease goverment regulations and taxes for small business so they can thrive .



What are your top three fiscal priorities, recognizing the need to balance the state’s income with its spending? 
Answer from J. Bribiesca:

Make State goverment more efficient ( reduce non performing ands underperforming agencies and offices).

Pension Reform.

Better Education System( student needs come first ). California used to be the number one in education and now ranks number 43 in the nation. Half of the California budget goes to education but ends up in administrative positions and not the students.

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