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San Joaquin CountyCandidate for Supervisor, District 5

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Mateo Morelos Bedolla

Construction Manager / Carpenter
3,074 votes (9.72%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Tuition-free college + trade school and High-wage jobs
  • Less Traffic, More Infrastructure + Valley Link Rail and Clean Water Supply
  • Improved + Expanded Medicaid/Mental Health and Housing as a Right

Experience

Experience

Profession:Construction Manager / Carpenter
Congressional Aide / Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Representative Jerry McNerney — Appointed position (2015–2017)

Education

California State University, East Bay (Hayward) Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science (2015)

Biography

WHO I AM

Mateo Bedolla graduated from Tracy High School in 2011, and attended San Joaquin Delta College and California State University East Bay where he obtained his Bachelors degree. 

Mateo grew up in Tracy, framing homes and working in the construction industry since he was 16 years old. In, 2015, he had the honor of being appointed as a federal official with the Office of Congressman Jerry McNerney where he was responsible for legislative correspondence and casework. He currently works in the Tracy area not only serving our community, but building quality housing in our region.

Mateo Bedolla served as volunteer for Tracy Interfaith, Tracy Unified School District, Tracy Latin Athletic Club, and Brighter Christmas. He is also a member of St. Bernard’s Church and South Side Community Organization.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

WHY I'M RUNNING

My name is Mateo Morelos Bedolla. I am a construction manager, former Congressional aide, organizer, and second generation Tracyite. And I am running for San Joaquin County Supervisor to create a California for the many. Our movement fights for the economic and social dignity of working people, including Improved + Expanded Medicaid/Mental Health, Housing as a Right, Tuition-free college + trade school, High-wage jobs, infrastructure, less traffic, clean water, and more.

For too long, we have allowed politicians to settle for rising rents, pricey healthcare, and underfunded education. In the wealthiest nation in the world, it shouldn't take 100 years to accomplish great things for working families—it takes political courage. It’s time we had an outside candidate challenge the real-estate backed elected officials corrupted by bribes.

I am the only candidate that rejects money from corporate PACs or lobbyists, which allows me to put the needs of working class families first. Thousands of Tracy and surrounding area residents have mobilized around our vision, and it would be an honor to have your support on March 3rd. Thank you.

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