Contact Information California Senator Alex Padilla (D)

Contact Information California Senator Alex Padilla (D)
Contact Information California Senator Alex Padilla (D)

Birth Date:  03/22/1973

Political Experience

  • Senator, United States Senate, California, 2021-present
  • Secretary of State, State of California, 2015-2021
  • Candidate, Secretary of State, State of California, 2018
  • Senator, California State Senate, District 20, 2006-2014
  • Member/President, Los Angeles City Council, 1999-2006

Where Does Alex Padilla Stand?

Contact

Washington D.C. Office

Russell Senate Office Building
Suite B03
Washington, DC 20510

 

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2500 Tulare Street
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Fresno, CA 93721

333 Bush Street
Suite 3225
San Francisco, CA 94104

501 I Street
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Sacramento, CA 95814

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Los Angeles, CA 90064

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San Diego, CA 92101

 


About Quick Review Below

In the Quick Review read the question carefully because the answer you are looking at may sound good but when you read the question it may be totally different?  Its like Yes means No and No means Yes scenario.  Please read the question along with the Representative’s Answer.

Know Who You Are Voting For Before Voting

 


What Issues This Representative Supports

Issue Supports/Does Not Support Issue
Administrative Priorities If elected, my priorities will be:

A. Ensuring access to quality public education, including ensuring students have up-to-date textbooks and that all children can read at grade level by third grade.

B. Ensuring access to quality health care.

C. Access to quality jobs with fair wages and benefits

D. Protecting our streets and neighborhoods from crime and gang violence.

E. Building and repairing California’s infrastructure.

Abortion Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding abortion.     Supports
Affirmative Action
Agriculture
American Terrorist Groups
Art
Banking
Black Lives Matter
Budget State Budget: Indicate the funding levels (#1-6) you will support for the following general categories. Select one level per category.State Taxes: Indicate the tax levels (#1-6) you will support. Select one level per tax.
Business
Campaign Finance Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding campaign finance and government reform.c) Do you support limiting the following types of contributions to state legislative candidates?
Candidate
Child Tax Credit
Children
Civil Rights
Constitution
Consumer
CoronaVirus
Corporate Accountability
COVID-19
Crimes Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding crime.
Death Penalty
Democratic Party
Disability
Drug Policy
Economy
Education Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding education.
Election
Electoral College
Employment Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding employment.Affirmative Action: Should race, ethnicity or gender be taken into account in state agencies’ decisions on:
Energy Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding the environment and energy.
Environment Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding the environment and energy.
Executive Branch
Family Value
Filibuster
Foreign Affairs
Foreign Aid
Free College
Gambling and Gaming
Gender Identity
Government Spending
Green New Deal
Gun Reform Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding guns.
Health Care Insurance
Health Care Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding health.
High Speed Internet
Housing
Immigration
Incumbent
Indigenous People
Infrastructure
International Policy
January 6, 2021 Riot
Judicial Branch
Justice System
K-12 Education
KKK
Labor Union
Legal
Legalizing Marijuana
Legislative Branch
LGBQ
Marriage
Medical Debt
Medicare For All
Military Budget
Military
Military Spending
Minor Children
Miscellaneous
Monetary Policy
Money In Politics
National Resource
National Security
Oil and Gas
Political Corruption
Puerto Rico
QAnon
Religion
Reproductive Health Care
Republican Party
Science
Senior Citizens
Social Security
Stem Cell Research
Tax Increases For The Rich
Tax
Tax On Extreme Wealth
Technology and Communications
The Proud Boys
Trade
Traitor
Transportation
Tribal Nations
Unemployment Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding welfare.
Veteran Affairs
Veteran
Violated Their Oath
Voting
Wage
Wall Street Reform
War
Whistleblower
White Supremacist
Whistleblower
Wildlife
Women’s Rights I support a woman’s right to choose.  Supports

 

 


After Reading Alex Padilla’s Questions and Answers

 


 

Issue Positions

For Presidential and Congressional candidates who refuse to provide voters with their positions, A very respectable company that I trust a lot has researched their public records to determine their likely responses. These issue positions are from 2016.

 


Abortion Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding abortion.

Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding abortion.

a) Abortions should always be illegal.
X b) Abortions should always be legal.
c) Abortions should be legal only within the first trimester of pregnancy.
X d) Abortions should be legal when the pregnancy resulted from incest or rape.
X e) Abortions should be legal when the life of the woman is endangered.
f) Prohibit public funding of abortions and to organizations that advocate or perform abortions.
g) Require clinics to give parental notification before performing abortions on minors.
I support a woman’s right to choose.


Budget and Tax Issues – State Budget: Indicate the funding levels (#1-6) you will support for the following general categories. Select one level per category.State Taxes: Indicate the tax levels (#1-6) you will support. Select one level per tax.
Greatly Increase a) Education (Higher)
Greatly Increase b) Education (K-12)
Greatly Increase c) Environment
Greatly Increase d) Health care
Greatly Increase e) Law enforcement
Greatly Increase f) Transportation and highway infrastructure
Slightly Increase g) Welfare
Slightly Increase h) Emergency preparedness
Slightly Increase a) Alcohol taxes
b) Capital gains taxes
Slightly Increase c) Cigarette taxes
Slightly Increase d) Corporate taxes
Maintain Status e) Gasoline taxes
f) Income taxes (incomes below $75,000)
g) Income taxes (incomes above $75,000)
Maintain Status h) Property taxes
Maintain Status i) Sales taxes
Maintain Status j) Vehicle taxes
No l) Should the state sales taxes be extended to Internet sales?
No m) Should accounts such as a “rainy day” fund be used to balance the state budget?
n) Should fee increases be used to balance the state budget?
Yes o) Should the state sell bonds in order to fund levee repair?
Yes p) Should the state sell bonds in order to provide further funding for transportation and public works?
We must work to make government more efficient with existing resources to better serve our communities.
I would close corporate tax loopholes and ask multi-millionaires to pay their fair share.
Some fee increases may be appropriate to cover the cost of services, but I would not support fee increases that disproportionately affect middle class families, such as increases in college tuition.


Campaign Finance and Governmental Reform Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding campaign finance and government reform.c) Do you support limiting the following types of contributions to state legislative candidates?
Yes a) Do you support the current limit of terms for California governors?
Yes b) Do you support the current limit of terms for California’s state senators and representatives?
Yes 1) Individual
Yes 2) PAC
Yes 3) Corporate
Yes 4) Political Parties
Yes d) Do you support requiring full and timely disclosure of campaign finance information?
Yes e) Do you support imposing spending limits on state level political campaigns?
Yes f) Do you support adopting statewide standards for counting, verifying and ensuring accuracy of votes?
Yes g) Do you support prohibiting media exit polling of voters until all polling locations in California are closed?
Yes h) Should California recognize civil unions between same-sex couples?
i) Other or expanded principles

Crime Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding crime.
X a) Increase state funds for construction of state prisons and hiring of additional prison staff.
X b) Support the death penalty in California.
X c) Support programs to provide prison inmates with vocational and job-related skills and job-placement assistance when released.
X d) End parole for repeat violent offenders.
X e) Implement penalties other than incarceration for certain non-violent offenders.
f) Decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
X g) Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes.
h) Minors accused of a violent crime should be prosecuted as adults.
X i) Make crimes based on race, ethnic background, religious belief, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation be prosecuted as hate crimes.
X j) Increase state funding for community centers and other social agencies in areas with at-risk youth.
X k) Increase state funding for state and local emergency agencies to prevent or respond to terrorism.
X l) Strengthen sex-offender laws.
X m) Support the restriction of the sale of products used to make methamphetamine (e.g. tablets containing pseudophedrine, ephedrine and phenylpropanolamine).
X n) Make offenders who fall under the Sexually Violent Predators Act complete treatment before becoming eligible for release.
o) Grant a court hearing only once every five years for offenders who fall under the Sexually Violent Predators Act and decline treatment.
X p) Renew Proposition 36, which requires treatment instead of incarceration for non-violent drug offenders.
r) Other or expanded principles
Recent studies are showing that Proposition 36 is working and helping to alleviate our overburdened prison system. I look forward to working with law enforcement to continue to monitor Proposition 36’s progress and make changes as necessary.

Education Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding education.
a) Support national standards and testing of public school students.
X b) Provide parents with state-funded vouchers to send their children to any public school.
c) Provide parents with state-funded vouchers to send their children to any private or religious school.
X d) Increase state funds for school capital improvements (e.g. buildings and infrastructure).
X e) Increase funds for hiring additional teachers.
f) Support teacher testing and reward with merit pay.
g) Endorse voluntary prayer in public schools.
h) Require public schools to administer high school exit exams.
X i) Provide state funding to increase teacher salaries.
X j) Increase funding for Head Start programs.
X k) Provide state funding for tax incentives and financial aid to help make college more affordable.
X l) Support sexual education programs that include information on abstinence, contraceptives, and HIV/STD prevention methods.
m) Support abstinence-only sexual education programs.
I will work to ensure our students have access to up-to-date text books and that every child can read at grade level by third grade.

Employment and Affirmative Action Issues – Employment: Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding employment.Affirmative Action: Should race, ethnicity or gender be taken into account in state agencies’ decisions on:
X a) Increase funding for state job-training programs that retrain displaced workers and teach skills needed in today’s job market.
b) Reduce state government regulations on the private sector in order to encourage investment and economic expansion.
X c) Provide low interest loans and tax credits for starting, expanding, or relocating businesses.
X d) Provide tax credits for businesses that provide child care for children in low-income working families.
X e) Increase state funds to provide child care for children in low-income working families.
X f) Include sexual orientation in California’s anti-discrimination laws.
X g) Increase the state minimum wage.
No a) Public employment
No b) State college and university admissions
No c) State contracting
Economic investment is important to my district and I have worked hand in hand with local businesses to help them access financial and technical assistance.
California’s diversity is one of our greatest strengths. We must do all we can to outreach to all communities to ensure they understand employment, contracting, and educational opportunities available to them.

Environment & Energy Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding the environment and energy.
X a) Promote increased use of alternative fuel technology.
b) Support increased production of traditional domestic energy sources (e.g. coal, natural gas, and oil).
X c) Use state funds to clean up former industrial and commercial sites that are contaminated, unused, or abandoned.
X d) Increase funding for improvements to California’s power generating and transmission facilities.
X e) Support funding for open space preservation.
X f) Enact environmental regulations even if they are stricter than federal law.
g) Other or expanded principles

Gun Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding guns.
X a) Maintain and strengthen the enforcement of existing state restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns.
b) Ease state restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns.
c) Repeal state restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns.
d) Allow citizens to carry concealed guns.
X e) Require background checks on gun sales between private citizens at gun shows.
X f) Require a license for gun possession.
g) Other or expanded principles

 


Health Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding health.
X a) Ensure that citizens have access to basic health care through managed care, insurance reforms, or state-funded care where necessary.
b) Transfer current Medicaid recipients into managed care programs.
c) Limit the amount of punitive damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits.
X d) Support patients’ right to sue their HMOs.
e) Guaranteed medical care to all citizens is not a responsibility of state government.
X f) Legalize physician assisted suicide in California.
X g) Allow doctors to prescribe marijuana to their patients for medicinal purposes.
I support a universal health care system, and am on record in support of State Senator Sheila Kuehl’s proposal (SB 840)

 


Welfare and Poverty Issues – Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding welfare.
X a) Support increased work requirements for able-bodied welfare recipients.
X b) Increase funding for employment and job training programs for welfare recipients.
X c) Increase access to public transportation for welfare recipients who work.
d) Redirect welfare funding to faith-based and community-based private organizations.
X e) Use federal TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) funds to extend health and child care subsidies to the working poor.
f) Support marriage promotion programs for welfare recipients.
g) Eliminate government-funded welfare programs.
h) Other or expanded principles

 


Legislative Priorities –

If elected, my priorities will be: A. Ensuring access to quality public education, including ensuring students have up-to-date textbooks and that all children can read at grade level by third grade. B. Ensuring access to quality health care. C. Access to quality jobs with fair wages and benefits D. Protecting our streets and neighborhoods from crime and gang violence. E. Bulding and repairing California’s infrastructure.