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Special election called April 4 to fill Becerra seat

LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown has scheduled an April 4 primary and June 6 special election to fill the congressional seat left vacant by Xavier Becerra’s appointment and confirmation as California’s attorney general. Becerra took over the attorney general’s job Jan. 24 from Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in November, Read More…

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Race for Becerra’s seat begins to take shape

LOS ANGELES — City Councilman David Ryu announced Dec. 12 that he will not run for the 34th Congressional District seat, expected to be vacated when Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Los Angeles, is confirmed as the state’s next attorney general. “I have spent the last several days talking to family, friends and constituents about the future Read More…