Four candidates are running for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent the 1st District, an area that stretches from Napa to the Oregon border over seven counties, including all of Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and Del Norte counties and parts of Sonoma, Napa and Yolo counties. Click on their names to see how they answered the WSC questionnaire on local issues. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. The symbol (I) marks an incumbent.
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Meet the candidates:
Occupation: U.S. Air Force Reserve, Intelligence Officer
Political party affiliation: Republican
Occupation: self-employed entrepreneur/inventor
Political party affiliation: Libertarian
MIKE THOMPSON (I)
Occupation: United States Congressman, First District of California
Political party affiliation: Democrat
Political party affiliation: Green