Wood, Jim

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Assembly
Political Affiliation:
(707) 394-5109


Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should California amend its Constitution to remove current limitations and codify abortion until birth as a constitutional right? (e.g., Prop 1, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on AB 2626, AB 657, SB 1375, SB 1142, SB 1245, AB 2205, AB 1666, Sponsor of SCA 10
2. Should California require medical providers to undergo “cultural competency courses” on racial politics and sexual and gender identity to have their license renewed by the state? (e.g., AB 2194, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on AB 2194
3. Should California adult citizens be required to pass a background check before buying ammunition? - Note: Co-Sponsored AB 2551 - Establishes Procedures to Notify Law Enforcement About Firearm Violations
4. Should California require high school students to take an Ethnic Studies course that teaches Critical Race Theory before graduating? Y Note: Voted Yes on AB 101: Pupil Instruction: high school graduation requirements: ethnic studies
5. Should California women’s prisons be required to admit biological males who self-identify as female? - Note: Voted Yes on AB 2218: Transgender Wellness and Equity Fund
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6. Would you (or did you) support requiring all insurance plans to provide elective surgical abortions for free, with no deductibles or copays copays? (e.g., SB 245, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on SB 245
7. Should minors age 15 or older be allowed to consent to vaccines without parental permission? (e.g., SB 866, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on SB 866
8. Would you (or did you) support the legalization of loitering for prostitution? (e.g., SB 357, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on SB 357
9. Would you (or did you) support the establishment of government-sponsored drug injection centers? (e.g., SB 57, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on SB 57
10. Would you (or did you) support legislation prohibiting employers from making hiring decisions based on an employee’s use of cannabis away from the workplace or traces of non-psychoactive cannabis found during drug testing? (e.g., AB 2188, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes, Co Sponsor of AB 545 "Authorizes the Review of Activities of the Bureau of Cannabis Control"
11. Should California taxpayers fund transgender treatments for minors, including puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and sex-change operations? (e.g., AB 2218, 2020; AB 2521, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on AB 2521 and AB 2218
12. Should California require Peace Officers to undergo a “bias evaluation” that includes sexual orientation and gender identity? (e.g., AB 2229, 2022) Y Note: Voted Yes on AB 2229