Posts Tagged ‘2018 election’
Richmond’s Beckles tries to ride the progressive wave for a November upset against Buffy Wicks
Jovanka Beckles, who served on Richmond’s City Council for eight years, is running for California’s Assembly District 15 with the support of Our Revolution, a progressive platform backed by Bernie Sanders. She’s one of hundreds of candidates across the country trying to push a progressive agenda ahead of the November election.Read More
Around the Way: Is California ready for Gayle McLaughlin?
Instead of attending extravagant fundraisers, setting up political action committees or courting corporate donors, Gayle McLaughlin spends her days driving around California and speaking to small groups of people who want to bring back progressive politics. McLaughlin will be running as a third-party independent candidate in the race for California’s lieutenant governor next year. From…Read More