Meet the other recall candidates: Dennis Richter


What experience has prepared you to take over leadership of the world’s fifth-largest economy?
Decades of experience in the Socialist Workers Party, elected leader and as a trade union fighter in steel, garment, rail, meatpacking.

Do you believe Joe Biden was lawfully elected president?

Should an ethnic studies course be required for high-school graduation?

Defund police?

Should government make any vaccine mandatory, including for polio and smallpox?

Under California law, low-income women are eligible for taxpayer-funded abortions. Do you support this?

Should the governor’s emergency powers be altered, and if so, how?

If you had $25 billion to spend on homelessness, what would you do with it?
Mass public works program to build, schools, roads, hospitals.

As governor, would you direct the state to do more to help Immigration and Customs Enforcement?
We support amnesty for undocumented workers.

What would you do to decrease the chance of destructive wildfires?
A mass public works program would bury PG&E and SoCal Edison power lines, clear brush in dangerous areas. Hire prisoners if they so choose upon release and expand number of fire fighters by thousands.

What emergency steps would you take during a drought to allocate water usage among Californians?
Establish a committee of workers and farmers to review every water district and California and then decide on allocation of water.


Do you support California’s climate change initiatives. If no, what would you change?
No, designed to help big business.