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Candidates for state Senate to square off at Feb. 5 debate

Original post made on Jan 29, 2020

Seven candidates for California Senate District 13 will go head-to-head in a debate on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

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16 people like this
Posted by Gary
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jan 29, 2020 at 2:21 pm

For me, Oliva is out as a realtor supported by realtors. Masur is out as a supporter of SB 50 which would prohibit cities and counties from restricting where to allow construction of high-desity housing. SB 50 may pass the state senate today - but its focus on developer and corporate perogatives and profits will remain important when one of these candidates becomes our next state senator.


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Posted by Daniel Howard
a resident of another community
on Jan 31, 2020 at 3:55 pm

Is Masur supports SB-50, then I support Masur. We need to legalize home construction.


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Posted by will
a resident of another community
on Feb 3, 2020 at 10:29 am

Masur funded mostly by Sacramento unions.
Oliva by real estate.
Becker by tech. Lieber and Brownrigg self-funded.


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Posted by W Butkus
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Feb 12, 2020 at 5:20 am

It's amazing that the Democrat committee considering an official endorsement couldn't come to a conclusion - though they seemed to favor either Masur or Becker. Funny though that they placed the Real Estate Industry candidate Oliva at #6 out of 5 candidates with zero votes (every other candidate received votes). "No Candidate" scored higher than Oliva!


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