SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Everyone’s talking about the fight to get suburban women’s votes. But some suburban women, both Republican and Democrat, in one southern California congressional district say politicians aren’t focusing enough on the issues that matter to them — mental health and housing costs.
They have different view on the problems, but the agree that their views are on the back burner even as politicians attempt to attract them in the midterm elections.
Rani Janes, 48, lives in Santa Clarita, which is one of three valleys in the California’s 25th Congressional District. She takes care of her eight children and one granddaughter at home.