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Inside the race for the 50th Congressional district

News 8 spoke to Democratic candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar and Republican candidate Darrell Issa.
Credit: KFMB

EL CAJON, Calif. — The U.S. House of Representatives seat for the 50th Congressional district has been empty for many months since the Duncan Hunter scandal. Now, Election Day is approaching and voting is underway. News 8 interviewed Darrell Issa is and Ammar Campa-Najjar about their run for Congress. Each candidate was asked the same 4 questions on Thursday, Oct. 8.:

1). What do you think is the biggest issue in the 50th district and how would you address it?

2). Who or what do you think is to blame for the California wildfires and what is your proposed solution?

3). The country is divided. If elected, how will you work to bridge this gap?

4). What makes you the best person to represent the 50th Congressional district?

Ammar Campa-Najjar answers 4 questions

Darrell Issa answers 4 questions

The 50th Congressional District encompasses the central and northeastern parts of San Diego County as well as a small part of Riverside County.

Credit: KFMB
California's 50th Congressional District map - 2020