Brian Dahle

Key Facts

Party Republican
Status Challenger


Brian Dahle has served as the CA District 1 State Senator since 2019, where he is the vice-chair of the Energy, Utilities & Communications Committee. He is also a member of the Education, Budget and Fiscal Review, and Transportation Committees. He previously served in the State Assembly, where he was appointed as the Assembly Republican leader in 2017. Before being elected to the State Assembly he was a member of the Lassen County Board of Supervisors for 16 years. 

Dahle is also a third-generation farmer. He and his wife operate a seed farm and grain transport business in Bieber, CA. He has two sons and one daughter. 

Key Issues

Crime and Public Safety

Dahle supports stricter sentencing and reclassifying many felonies. 


Dahle wants to support California businesses and invest in infrastructure and schools. He supports repealing the gas tax and rolling back regulations on businesses.


Dahle wants to address the issue of homelessness in California. He supports strengthening mental health and rehabilitation services, as well as increasing access to affordable housing.  


Dahle wants to address air quality, carbon emissions, and wildfires by investing in proper forest management. He supports building up diverse forests that are more resilient to fires. 


Dahle supports responsible COVID spending and ensuring an adequate supply of medical items such as rapid tests and booster shots. He is also against mask mandates in schools

Government Waste

Dahle supports implementing greater oversight and accounting of distributed state funds


Dahle supports transitioning to renewable energy sources while prioritizing safety and job security. He wants to ensure reliable and affordable electricity for Californians. 





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