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California State Assembly, District 56: America Figueroa

America FIgueroa-

“ I am not a career politician, I am a mother of 5 and an educator. I am taking a leap of faith because young generations deserve better than what we are leaving behind for them."

-America Figueroa, Candidate for California State Assembly, District 56

Party: Republican

Occupation: Executive Director, Alliance To Protect Children


  • College of the Desert
  • Universidad Autonoma de Baja California

Relevant experience:

  • Educator 
  • Writer for La Prensa Hispana bilingual newspaper
  • Children’s pastor 

Campaign website:

Personal information:

  • Born:  January 5. - Mexicali, B.C. Mexico 
  • 5 children

Lisa Sturgis

Lisa Sturgis recently returned to KYMA as its Digital Content Director, but she has a long history with the Desert Southwest.


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