Anila Ali

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Anila Ali
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California State Assembly, District 74
Former candidate
Campaign website
Anila Ali was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 74 of the California State Assembly.


Campaign themes


Ali's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Building Our Business and Hospitality Profile

  • Excerpt: "We need both business and labor to build thriving communities. As your representative, I will focus on smart policies that stimulate economic growth, fuel innovation and create opportunity for all."

An Advocate for Education - Investing in Our Young People

  • Excerpt: "California used to be a leader in education. Our workforce needs the best and the brightest. Investments in education will define our future success, and I look forward to helping to shape that future through smart, targeted investments driven by intelligent public policy."

Investing in Infrastructure

  • Excerpt: "From road building and traffic management to flood control, State Parks and water resources, we need the State to be our partner in building safe, smart and sustainable communities."

Equal Protection Under the Law

  • Excerpt: "I have always stood up for what's right. In this time of growing fear and ignorance, we must stand against those who would seek to deprive any citizen of this State the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."



See also: California State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of California State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Keith D. Curry (R) and Matthew Harper (R) defeated Anila Ali (D), Karina Onofre (D) and Emanuel Patrascu (R) in the blanket primary. Curry will face Harper in the general election.[2][3]

California State Assembly, District 74 Blanket Primary, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith D. Curry 27.6% 17,013
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Harper 24.9% 15,309
     Democratic Anila Ali 19.5% 11,978
     Democratic Karina Onofre 15.1% 9,310
     Republican Emanuel Patrascu 12.9% 7,933
Total Votes 61,543



In 2014, Ali's endorsements include the following:[4]

  • Dinah Frieden
  • Maya Soetoro-Ng
  • Abdulrahman Rafiq
  • Sheba Akhtar
  • Hamid Khan
  • Lorraine Prinsky
  • Linda Sanchez
  • Ex-Mayor Sukhee Kang
  • Congresswoman Judy Chu
  • Joe Shaw
  • Connie Boatman
  • Larry Agran
  • Beth Krom
  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters
  • Democratic Party of Orange County
  • Women in Leadership
  • National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC)
  • Democracy for America
  • California Democratic Party
  • OC Labor Federation

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