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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 9

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Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli

Notary Public
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Jobs and move businesses to District 9 to make American Dream true.
  • Education and improve educational system, provide more funds.
  • Protect Women, minorities & to get equal rights and pay,



Profession:Notary Public
Notary Public, NA (2017–current)


University of Karachi-Pakistan Bachelor Degree, Business (1974)

Community Activities

Communities Service, Numerious (2016–current)


Notary Public. Bachelor of Commerce from University Karachi-Pakistan

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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 Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:

increasing the supply ... The state's housing shortage 

What programs or legislation would you support to meet the water needs of all Californians?
Answer from Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:

Every house have water meter and limited supply

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 Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:
By balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal.
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 Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:

Capital Outlay, Infrastructure · Criminal Justice · Economy and Taxes ... How much does it cost to incarcerate an inmate? California's Annual Costs to ... It costs an average of about $81,000 per year to incarcerate an inmate in prison in CaliforniaOver three-quarters of these costs are for security and inmate health care

Questions from The Sacramento Bee (3)

Should California make changes to the property tax system set up in Proposition 13? Why?
Answer from Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:

Yes  low tax system. It help residents.

To lower rent costs, should California build more or focus on rent caps and tenants’ rights? Why?
Answer from Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:
Lower rent costs helps all and especially working class guys
Should California enter the prescription drug business to help drive down prices? Why or why not?
Answer from Mushtaq A. Tahirkheli:

Yes , because it helps the residents  and specially of low wages.

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