Meet the candidates - Janani Ramachandran & Mia Bonta. This Special Election is for the seat previously held by Assembly Member Rob Bonta, now CA Attorney General. The video contains clips from the Candidate Forum held on June 2, 2021, hosted by the Redwood Heights Association. The candidates on the ballot are Janani Ramachandran and Mia Bonta. The 18th Assembly District Special General Election is to be held on August 31, 2021.