|Candidate Name||Laura Capps|
|Position Sought||Santa Barbara County Supervisor, 2nd District|
|Website / Social Media||www.cappsforsb.com|
|Why are you running for office?||I'm running to build on my decades of experience to tackle the urgent and interconnected issues of today: poverty, housing, homelessness, drought and climate change, mental health, economic development, transportation, healthcare and public safety, while creating innovative solutions for the issues of tomorrow.|
|What makes you qualified for the job?||My entire career has been in public service, serving in the White House, the United States Senate and now in local government. I am (committed) to making our community, our county and our country the best it can be for everyone. For the past five years, I've made an impact during challenging times as a member of the Santa Barbara Unified School District Board. I have worked throughout the county on issues of child hunger, climate change, education, poverty, and supporting women and families.|
|What are your two main priorities if you win?||Economic recovery/poverty and climate change.|
|How will you collaborate with other governments?||As I have done in my career -- by working together and putting my experience in other levels of government to good use.|
|What are the next two issues that are most important to you?||Housing and homelessness.|
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