2018 California State House (D39) Candidate Guide

Gil Cisneros (D) vs Young Kim (R)

State House | Election | Nov 6, 2018

The Candidates

Gil Cisneros

Gil Cisneros

Democrat

Young Kim

Young Kim

Republican

The Issues

Campaign Finance

Require political ads to disclose their largest funders? Stand on Citizens United decision, which allowed unlimited corporate political donations?

Education

Help parents to send children to private schools with public money?

Elections

Support nonpartisan redistricting to address partisan gerrymandering?

Gil Cisneros (D)

Yes.

Young Kim (R)

No stand found.

Environment

Support cutbacks in Environmental Protection Administration?

Young Kim (R)

No stand found.

Gay Rights

Support gay rights like gay marriage?

Gun Control

Support more restrictive gun control legislation? Restrict semi-automatic weapons?

Immigration

Support path to citizenship for “DACA” recipients or “Dreamers,” who were brought here illegally as children?

Iran

: Support Trump withdrawal from multinational treaty that limits Iran’s nuclear capability while lifting economic sanctions?

Gil Cisneros (D)

No. Calls Trump’s withdrawal “a grave mistake.”

Young Kim (R)

No stand found.

Marijuana

Legalize or decriminalize marijuana?

Young Kim (R)

Opposes. In 2016, opposed California’s Proposition 64, which legalized & regulated recreational marijuana.

Labor

Raise federal minimum wage from $7.25/hr?

Net Neutrality

Require internet providers to provide equal access to all users?

Gil Cisneros (D)

No stand found.

President Trump

Response to President Trump’s actions & policies?

Gil Cisneros (D)

Pledges to hold Trump accountable & stop agenda “beneficial to him & his billionaire buddies.”

Young Kim (R)

Has sought to differentiate her positions. “When I differ with the administration & Washington leadership, I say so.”

Privatization

Support full or partial privatization of Social Security & VA?

Young Kim (R)

No public statements found.

Renewable Energy

Support government subsidies for renewable energy?