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Linda Holmes

Democratic Candidate for the 42nd Legislative District



    The Candidate:Linda Holmes

    The Race: Democratic Candidate for the 42nd Legislative District

    The Competition: Peter Hurtado

    The Buzz: Linda Holmes has served as senator since 2007. She lists renewable energy, protecting children and health care as some of her priorities.

    Holmes supports the use of bio-fuels and other alternative energy sources. She also voted in favor of legislation that would require at least 10 percent of an energy company's product to come from renewable sources.

    Having lived with multiple scleroses, Holmes "believes every person has a right to affordable and accessible health care." She has also voted to increase funding to MS and autism in prescription drug coverage, she said.