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Ameenah Fuller

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Ameenah Fuller
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California State Senate District 23
Former candidate
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionMarch 25, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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ProfessionGovernment Consultant
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Ameenah Fuller was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 25 of the California State Senate. She is also a 2014 special election candidate for District 23 of the California State Senate.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Fuller's campaign website listed the following issues:

  • Education
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will introduce and support legislation that increases support for special education needs and ensure that all federal funding is allocated to these programs to assist local education agencies."
  • Economy
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will provide real solutions for the economic and housing crisis in California affecting voters in district 25 and statewide. The housing crisis is a multi-level crisis in California and nationwide, which requires a multi-level strategy to correct."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will introduce healthcare Initiative to reduce costs by expanding our outpatient services and preventative medicine programs. Cost of healthcare increases when preventative health programs are not available to all Californians."
  • Green Technology
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will introduce legislation that offers homebuilders tax credit for building affordable green homes and businesses."
  • Senior rights
Excerpt: "As State Senator, I will introduce legislation to address abuse of power of attorney to protect senior rights."
  • Elections and Voting
Excerpt: "I will introduce legislation to streamline the voter registrar systems for management multiple districts."

Elections

2014

Senate District 23

See also: California state legislative special elections, 2014

Mike Morrell (R) defeated Ameenah Fuller (D), Ronald J. O'Donnell (D), Crystal Ruiz (R) and Jeff Hewitt (L) in the special election, which took place on March 25.[2][1]

The seat was vacant following William Emmerson's (R) resignation on December 1, 2013, when he stated his passion for the position had waned.[3]

A special election for the position of California State Senate District 23 was called for March 25, with a runoff if necessary on June 3. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 31.[4]

California State Senate, District 23, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Morrell 62.6% 43,447
     Democratic Ronald J. O'Donnell 15.2% 10,531
     Democratic Ameenah Fuller 9.7% 6,705
     Libertarian Jeff Hewitt 6.5% 4,479
     Republican Crystal Ruiz 6% 4,187
Total Votes 69,349

2012

See also: California State Senate elections, 2012

Fuller ran in the 2012 election for California State Senate District 25. She was eliminated in the blanket primary on June 5, 2012.[5][6]

California State Senate, District 25 Blanket Primary, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarol Liu 51.3% 62,930
     Democratic Ameenah Fuller 5.4% 6,592
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGilbert Gonzales 43.3% 53,093
Total Votes 122,615

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