Between redrawn lines from redistricting in December, the retirement of a decades-long congressman, and public officials reaching for new seats, voters have plenty to consider as they prepare to cast their votes on May 16. The election deadline for candidates closed on Tuesday and candidates are actively on the campaign trail. Below is a brief introduction to each candidate in the communities The Chronicle serves. In the upcoming weeks, The Chronicle will offer each candidate the opportunity to write a guest column in addition to answering a Q&A.
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