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Special Election to Fill Vacant State Senate Seat

 

December 24, 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a special election will be held on March 2 to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Holly Mitchell, who was sworn into the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors last week.

If no candidate receives a majority, a runoff will be held May 4.

Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Culver City, announced her candidacy last month and has been endorsed by Mitchell.

Senate District covers a large swath of the Metro area, including Culver City, Mar Vista, Century City, Ladera Heights, Exposition Park, South Los Angeles, Westmont, much of downtown Los Angeles and a portion of Inglewood

Le who Culver City councilman Daniel Lee who currently serves as vice mayor announced his candidacy last week.

Former state Board of Equalization member Jerome Horton, has formed campaign committees, as has Republican Renita Duncan, a sergeant major in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Cooper Hefner, the 29-year-old son of the late Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner, began an exploratory campaign for the seat in July, saying "it is time for more young leaders to focus on the future,'' but announced Nov. 30 he will not run because he will soon be called to active duty with the U.S. Air Force.

Senate District covers a large swath of the Metro area, including Culver City, Mar Vista, Century City, Ladera Heights, Exposition Park, South Los Angeles, Westmont, much of downtown Los Angeles and a portion of Inglewood.

 

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