By Jessica Richmond and Miriam Raftery
Duncan Hunter and James Kimber do battle for Reps and Dems; Libertarian Michael Benoit also in race
June 1, 2014 (San Diego)-- Congressman Duncan D. Hunter(R) will face off against two other opponents, Democrat James Kimber, a Navy veteran and retired Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman/ current neurosurgery physician assistant, as well as Libertarian Michael Benoit, a retired business owner.
Due to the California Top Two Candidates Open Primary Act, the top-two-vote-getters in the California 50th Congressional District will then square-off in an all-out battle in November. This Tuesday’s Primary election represents the opportunity for voters to decide whether to back fiscal austerity on domestic programs and a big military budget with the Republican candidate, the Libertarian candidate who aims to shrink government, or the Democrat, who wants to make healthcare, veterans’ issues and immigration reforms his top priorities.