DemoChoice Web Poll

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Assembly members from Northern California (District 1)
(Rank the candidates you support!)
5 candidates will be elected.
[add/drop] Richard Olmstead, Business Owner (Libertarian)
[add/drop] Thomas Reed, Small Business Owner (Libertarian)
[add/drop] Phil Dynan, Communications Consultant (Peace and Freedom)
[add/drop] Jared Huffman, Environmental Attorney (Democratic)
[add/drop] Patty Berg, Incumbent (Democratic)
[add/drop] Lois Wolk, Assemblywoman/Teacher (Democratic)
[add/drop] Melvin Smith, Businessman (Democratic)
[add/drop] Noreen Evans, Assemblywoman (Democratic)
[add/drop] Cat Woods, Community Volunteer (Green)
[add/drop] Doug La Malfa, State Assemblyman/Farmer (Republican)
[add/drop] John Gould, Tax Consultant/Realtor (Republican)
[add/drop] Ray Tyrone, Small Businessman (Republican)
[add/drop] Michael Hartnett, Physician (Republican)
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