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State of California June 3, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Luis J. Rodriguez

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Author/Community Organizer
  • Poet
  • Journalist
  • Urban Peacemaker
  • Vice-presidential candidate for 2012
  • Advocate for peace and justice
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Economy: End poverty.
  • Environment: A clean, green and healthy living environment for all
  • Social Justice: End all discrimination based on on race, gender, creed, faith, sexual orientation, disability, or immigrant status.
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Key Endorsements
  • Green Party of California
  • Mexican-American Political Association
  • Noted historian, author and professor at CSUN Rudolfo Acuņa
Position Papers
Environment : Return our air, water, and land to health
A clean, green and healthy living environment for all. Greater incentives and use of efficient and technology-advanced solar, water and wind energy systems. No fracking--hydrofracturing--and begin process of removing the state's dependence on fossil fuels. Remove industrial wastes as thorough and efficiently as possible. End all nuclear energy plants. Fully regulate industrial pollution violators.
Economy: End poverty
Create jobs with a minimum wage of $15 an hour to a goal of a livable wage or income for every Californian, by establishing infrastructure projects, including modernizing the vastly outdated irrigation systems in our agricultural centers--the third largest in the world. Give people the "hammers and nails" to rebuild their communities. Make use of all abandoned buildings and housing into a system where people who can use and live in them can do so. Fix all schools and public spaces.
Social Justice
End all discrimination and blocks to resources, rights and benefits based on race, gender, creed, faith, sexual orientation, disability, or immigrant status. Every human being in the state should be treated with respect and dignity. Overhaul failing prison system. Replace with restorative justice practices, health treatment, rehabilitation, training, education, and the arts. Make all law enforcement agencies accountable to independent community-based bodies.
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