SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Democratic Party has a 15-point registration edge in the 7th Senate District in the east San Francisco Bay Area, and a Democrat is likely to win the seat in May.
So why is a union-backed committee known for supporting Democratic candidates supporting a Republican primary candidate who dropped out of the race weeks ago?READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: When Could You See Another Economic Relief Payment?
Labor unions are trying to ensure that Steve Glazer, a Democrat who is seen as anti-union, doesn’t defeat two other Democrats, Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla and former Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
Independent expenditure committees have pumped more than $2.1 million into the race, underscoring the high stakes.
Glazer is Gov. Jerry Brown’s longtime political adviser. But unions turned against him after he challenged strike laws for transit workers and worked for a Chamber of Commerce-backed committee.MORE NEWS: Police Warn Of Fake Jewelry Scammer Roaming Woodland, Yolo County
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