In California’s statewide direct primary election on Tuesday, candidates for the November general election for statewide office were chosen. Republican candidate Neel Kashkari will challenge the Democrat incumbent Edmund “Jerry” Brown in the gubernatorial race, Republican Ron Nehring will challenge the Democrat incumbent Gavin Newsom for Lieutenant Governor and Democrat Alex Padilla will run against Republican Pete Peterson for Secretary of State. Current Attorney General Democrat Kamala Harris won 53 percent of the vote and will face off against the second-place candidate, who will be announced in the coming days as the remaining votes are counted.
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Representative for California’s 24th congressional district Lois Capps addressed the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, speaking about the violent mass murder in Isla Vista last Friday before requesting a moment of silence to commemorate the lives of the six UCSB students killed and 13 wounded.
Politicians, university administrators and community leaders spoke out in the wake of last Friday’s mass murder [...]