News - Tracie Stafford for Assembly

Assembly District 9: Elk Grove · Galt · Lodi · South Sacramento


MOD vs. LIB as COSTA faces SORIA challenge

From Politico

THE BUZZ: A long-serving California House incumbent fending off a base-energizing Democratic challenger. Supporters are hoping for a generational change of the guard, saying their blue-shading district shouldn’t be electing conservatives anymore.

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Stafford adds to endorsements, gets support from Sacramento Stonewall Democratic club

From the Elk Grove News

In her bid to advance from the March primary to the November election where she hopes to face incumbent Jim Cooper for California's 9th Assembly District, Tracie Stafford has been capturing important endorsements. Last night she received another significant endorsement for her campaign.

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9th California Assembly District candidate Tracie Stafford opens campaign office, announces big labor endorsement

From the Elk Grove News

Democratic candidate for Califonia's 9th Assembly District Tracie Stafford announcing the endorsement
of her campaign by a large labor union.

With one month to go until California's March 3 primary, Democratic candidate Tracie Stafford opened a campaign office yesterday in Sacramento in her challenge for the California Assembly's 9th District seat. The opening event was accompanied by precinct walks by several supporters and volunteers' in attendance.

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Stafford files candidacy for local Assembly race

From the Elk Grove Citizen

Tracie Stafford of Elk Grove on Dec. 6 takes an oath for her candidacy in the California Assembly’s District 9 primary election. Her husband Bryan stands with her at the Sacramento County Voter Registration and Elections office. The nomination period for next March’s primaries ended last week.

Election 2020: Stafford to Challenge Cooper in Assembly Primary

From the Elk Grove Citizen
By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer

Tracie Stafford will run against Assembly Member Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, in Assembly District 9’s primary election in March. She previously ran for Elk Grove mayor in 2016 and 2018.

District 9, which includes Elk Grove, extends from south Sacramento to Lodi.

Also planning to challenge Cooper are Democrat Mushtaq Tahirkheil, and Peace and Freedom Party candidate Dennis Terrill.

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KCRA: Project CommUNITY: Civility in Politics

In this time of deepening political divisions, people on opposite ends of the political spectrum are not only disagreeing, but outwardly and aggressively sparring.

Many northern California voters say they have had enough. But civility is possible, even when discussing the toughest topics.

Click here to watch the KCRA 3 Project CommUNITY Special, “Civility in Politics.”


Tracie Stafford For Assembly District 9 Ballot Statement

December 6, 2019
250 words allowed
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An iron skillet became our family’s symbol of fighting back when my grandmother used it to protect herself from a violent husband, ending her abuse. Sadly, it was not the end of abuse in our family, as both my mother and myself had to overcome domestic violence and worse.

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Stafford AD9 Filing Press Release

Elected Democratic Leader Tracie Stafford
Files Candidate Papers for California State Assembly District 9:

Sacramento, CA – Advocate and community leader Tracie Stafford today filed to run as a Democratic candidate in California State Assembly District 9 against embattled incumbent Jim Cooper, who continues to be dogged by past accusations of sexual harassment and concerns he is out of touch with his party on important issues, such as criminal justice reform.

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Announcement Email

I am excited to officially announce that I am running for California State Assembly to represent the residents of Elk Grove, Galt, Lodi and South Sacramento. I am running to give a voice to the people of this district who work every day to put food on the table, pay the rising cost of housing, raise kids and care for aging parents, all while turning over more and more of our paychecks to the rising costs of health care, housing, and transportation.

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