Jerry Carlos has been a resident of Lake Elsinore since 1999 and worked in the district in the 1970s. While we do not have sufficient information about this candidate to confirm his viability, we recommend supporting Carlos as a potentially progressive candidate running for this open seat.
Carlos has run for office in the past, running on a platform of expanding educational and recreational opportunities for city residents, as well as promising to include residents in the policy decision making process. Carlos has worked in public service in law enforcement, fire department administration, and recreational services. He has also worked as a tennis coach in local public schools and is a small business owner.
Carlos is running against Steve Manos (R), Nick Pardue (R), Kelly Seyarto (R), and Jeremy Smith (R) for this open seat. According to recent election results, it's a long shot for a Democrat to win this seat.
According to our analysis, Jerry Carlos has the potential to provide strong progressive leadership in office.