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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 29

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Shomir Banerjee

Physician/Engineer
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Reducing homelessness in California
  • Improve healthcare delivery
  • Improve water management

Experience

Education

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine MD (2006)
University of Cincinnati MSEE, Electronic Materials and Devices (2002)
Baylor University BSEE, Analog Systems Design (1995)

Biography

Dr. Banerjee grew up in the midwest, and moved to California for his medical training. He settled in Monterey County and has worked in primary care in this community as well as electrical engineering work in Silicon Valley. 

Who supports this candidate?

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (4)

Describe what proposal(s) you would support to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing for all income groups in California?
Answer from Shomir Banerjee:

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What programs or legislation would you support to meet the water needs of all Californians?
Answer from Shomir Banerjee:

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To reach a goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, as set forth in a 2018 executive order what, if any, proposals, plans or legislation would you support?  Please be specific.
Answer from Shomir Banerjee:

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According to the California Legislative Analyst’s Office, we spend over $81,000 per individual who is incarcerated.  Other than incarceration, what ways can the State address safety and justice?
Answer from Shomir Banerjee:

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Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $1,350

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Monterey Peninsula Engineering
$300
2
Employees of Rockledge Associates
$250
3
Employees of Wells Fargo
$200
4
political communications
$100

More information about contributions

By State:

California 100.00%
100.00%

By Size:

Large contributions (100.00%)
Small contributions (0.00%)
100.00%

By Type:

From organizations (7.41%)
From individuals (92.59%)
92.59%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

As a physician practicing for 13 years, providing care for a very broad selection of demographics, Dr. Banerjee has developed an accepting and understanding social perspective, that remains grounded in conservative roots. He believes that we should be good stewards of the resources we have been given. 

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