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Face-Off for Lt. Gov: Ed Hernandez vs. Eleni Kounalakis



Illustration of Ed Hernandez and Eleni Kounalakis
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Need last-minute prep to decide between Ed Hernandez and Eleni Kounalakis for lieutenant governor on your California ballot?
Then view this video of the candidates — both Democrats — answering questions from CALmatters on their qualifications and positions on the issues.
The video begins with this: Why are you running for lieutenant governor?

Questions Posed and Answered

Time stamps are provided below:
— Higher ed vs. healthcare as the top priority (0:25)
—  Being a first-generation college graduate (0:47)
— Where should higher ed money be focused? (2:07)
— Student housing (2:52)
— California’s affordable housing crisis (3:35)
— Prop. 1, the affordable housing bond (4:11)
— Prop. 10, rent control (4:24)
— California economy (4:43)
—  Campaign spending (5:12)
— Qualifications for the job (5:42)
CALmatters is a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters. You can view the CALmatters 2018 Voter Guide at this link.