Raul Bocanegra is a Democrat running for State Assembly in California’s 39th district. Born and raised in the district, he has devoted himself to his community, serving as an educator, community leader, nonprofit board member. Bocanegra represented the 39th State Assembly District from 2012 to 2014, where he helped to raise the state minimum wage, improve access to Medi-Cal services for women, modernize the public school curriculum and expand access to to affordable health care services. He has also dedicated his attention to local neighborhoods, helping develop public safety programs and traffic safety improvements.
Bocanegra will face Democrat and incumbent Patty Lopez – who unseated him back in 2014.