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June 5, 2018 — California Primary Election
June 5, 2018 —California Primary Election

California State Senate — ” Luis R. Vargas, Candidate for District 40

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Luis R. Vargas

Republican
Retired Judge
46,850 votes (39.9%)Winning
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Contributions

Total money raised: $8,598

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
GROW Elect
$5,126
2
California Republican Party
$3,472

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Official Statement

Researched by Voter’s Edge
Source: Imperial County Registrar of Voters

[In English and in Spanish / En inglés y en español]

STATEMENT OF CANDIDATE FOR CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE, 40TH DISTRICT

LUIS R. VARGAS

Occupation: Retired Judge

Education and Qualifications:

The laws our state Legislature passes reach into every aspect of our daily lives as Californians.

As someone who has served as a Deputy Attorney General, and a Municipal and Superior Court Judge for over 20 years, I’ve dedicated my life to serving the people of California and working hard to ensure those laws punish the guilty, protect the innocent and treat everyone – regardless of background or economic status – with fairness, justice and compassion.

During my time on the bench, I tried many gang and prison crimes and sentenced border drug traffickers.

Our Legislature has been sadly consumed in the #MeToo sexual harassment scandals and seems more interested in protecting the powerful than passing laws that help solve the real problems of working people. Let’s promptly resolve these scandals and return to the business of our state.

There’s not enough affordable housing, not enough good paying jobs and too many failing schools.

I’ve lived in Chula Vista almost my entire life. My wife and I raised our three children here. My oldest is a prosecutor, my middle child a US Coast Guard firefighter and my youngest is becoming a special education teacher.

I want a safe and prosperous future for them and for all families in the South Bay and Imperial Valley.

I’d be honored to have your vote so that I can fight in the Senate for that better future!

s/Luis R. Vargas

DECLARACIÓN DE CANDIDATO PARA EL SENADO DEL ESTADO DE CALIFORNIA, DISTRITO 40

LUIS R. VARGAS

Occupation: Juez jubilado

Education and Qualifications:

Las leyes aprobadas por nuestra legislatura estatal abarcan todos los aspectos de nuestras vidas cotidianas como residentes de California.

Como una persona que ha servido como Fiscal General auxiliar y juez del tribunal municipal y superior por más de 20 años, he dedicado mi vida a servir al pueblo de California y a trabajar con empeño para asegurarme de que esas leyes castiguen a las personas culpables, que protejan a los inocentes y que traten a todo el mundo - independientemente de su origen o condición económica – con igualdad, justicia y compasión.

Durante mi mandato como juez, he procesado muchos delitos cometidos por pandillas y en las prisiones y he sentenciado a traficantes de drogas en la zona fronteriza.

Tristemente, nuestra legislatura ha sido obsesionada con los escándalos de hostigamiento sexual de “#MeToo” y parece estar más interesada en proteger a los poderosos que en aprobar leyes que ayuden a solucionar los problemas reales de la gente que trabaja. Vamos a resolver estos escándalos rápidamente y volver a los asuntos de nuestro estado.

No tenemos bastante vivienda asequible, no tenemos suficientes empleos bien remunerados y tenemos muchas escuelas que están fracasando.

He vivido en Chula Vista por casi toda mi vida. Mi esposa y yo criamos a nuestros tres hijos aquí. Mi hijo mayor es fiscal, el de en medio es bombero con el Guardacostas de los Estados Unidos y el menor va a ser maestro de educación especial.

Yo deseo un futuro seguro y próspero para ellos y para todas las familias en el Sur de la Bahía y en el Valle de Imperial.

¡Me sentiría honrado si tuviera su voto para que yo pueda luchar en el Senado por ese futuro mejor!

f/Luis R. Vargas

 

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