EBCampaign: KHANNA throws campaign manager under the bus; SKINNER raises another $125k; ALCO DEMS tangle

24 DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY |In the hours after Ro Khanna received news of a federal lawsuit filed Sept. 22 alleging his participation in a "modern-day Watergate" to illegally access Rep. Mike Honda's digital fundraising donor data, the Khanna's initial response was to protect Brian Parvizshahi, the young campaign manager at the center of the … Continue reading EBCampaign: KHANNA throws campaign manager under the bus; SKINNER raises another $125k; ALCO DEMS tangle

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Podcast Special Edition: East Bay June Primary Outlook

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YEAR-IN-PREV16W: TOP 10 EAST BAY RACES TO WATCH IN 2016

Nancy Skinner and Sandre SwansonSD9 | State Senate District 9It’s the race most East Bay political junkies have been waiting four years to watch. State Sen. Loni Hancock is termed out of the Seventh State Senate District, which leaves the race up for grabs between two well-known former Democratic assemblymembers Nancy Skinner and Sandre Swanson. … Continue reading YEAR-IN-PREV16W: TOP 10 EAST BAY RACES TO WATCH IN 2016

Susan Bonilla will not challenge Steve Glazer to a state Senate rematch next year

Steve Glazer defeated Susan Bonilla in thehard-fought SD7 race last May by 10 points.STATE SENATE | DISTRICT 7 | Nearly five months after Susan Bonilla fell short in a grueling and often acrimonious intraparty special election against Steve Glazer in the Seventh State Senate District, she announced Monday she will not mount another campaign for … Continue reading Susan Bonilla will not challenge Steve Glazer to a state Senate rematch next year

After 9-point primary drubbing, East Bay Progressives rush to support Bonilla

Alameda County proved a weak link for SusanBonilla's state senate campaign.STATE SENATE | 7TH DISTRICT | Following Democrat Steve Glazer’s surprisingly strong electoral performance two weeks ago in the 7th State Senate District primary, the party’s more liberal wing is quickly pulling out all the stops to limit his momentum before the May 19 runoff.Some … Continue reading After 9-point primary drubbing, East Bay Progressives rush to support Bonilla