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State of CaliforniaCandidate for Governor

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James G. Hanink

Retired Educator
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Foster policies that promote a consistent respect for the dignity of human life
  • Foster policies that promote a fair distribution of wealth
  • Foster policies that help safeguard California against the ravages of climate change

Experience

Experience

Profession:Educator and writer
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University (1976–2016)

Education

Michigan State University PHD, Philosopy (1975)
Michigan State University PHD, Philosophy (1975)
Michigan State University PHD, Philosophy (1975)
Michigan State University PHD, Philosophy (1975)

Biography

Jim Hanink, here. I'm from Inglewood. My wife Elizabeth and I are about to celebrate our 54th wedding anniversary. Our large family, like our neighborhood,  is racially diverse. For forty years I taught philosophy at Loyola Marymount University (LA). I'm a writer, blogger, videocaster, and organizer.

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California (4)

What policies or proposals would you support to reduce the number of people who are homeless and to prevent people from becoming homeless in California?
Answer from James G. Hanink:

I would support measures to provide decent permanent housing for the homeless. In addition I would support expanding wrap around mental health services. Lastly, I would support the aggressive prosecution of drug manufacturers and distributors. 

What policies or proposals would you support to encourage and develop sources of electrical power that will reduce the release of carbon into the atmosphere while still being affordable for all residential consumers?
Answer from James G. Hanink:

I would support tax incentivies and the development of community owned utilities. Both measures would be cost effective and help make energy prices affordable/

What policies or proposals would you support to help those who have lost homes and jobs to wildfire?
Answer from James G. Hanink:

I would support emergency relief efforts for those who have suffered such losses. I would support mandatory insurance programs to offset the loss of homes and jobs in the future. Lastly, I would work to prevent housing developments in fire prone areas.

California has some of the richest people in the country and some of the poorest. What policies or programs do you support to help those in the lower income categories in California?
Answer from James G. Hanink:

I would support higher taxes for the super rich, an increase of the minimum wage, and experiments with universal basic income packages.

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $4,781

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Necc
$999
2
Employees of Rhodes College
$350
3
Employees of Google
$200

More information about contributions

By State:

California 92.55%
Tennessee 7.45%
92.55%

By Size:

Large contributions (98.24%)
Small contributions (1.76%)
98.24%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

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