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Villaraigosa in the Valley

Apr 16, 2018

News analysis: Why big-city politician Villaraigosa is spending so much time in farm country: “Antonio Villaraigosa is not the sort of politician who would scuff his well-shined shoes with the dust from San Joaquin Valley farms, or so you might think. And yet the natty former Los Angeles mayor and Assembly speaker is going beyond traditional Democratic sources of money in Hollywood, San Francisco and the Silicon Valley to the Central Valley as he fights for his political life in the race for governor. The one-time organizer and Southern California ACLU board member has tapped farmers, many of them Republicans, for more than $640,000, nearly 10 percent of the money he has raised since the start of 2017, a CALmatters analysis of his campaign contributions shows. … ” Read more from Cal Matters here: News analysis: Why big-city politician Villaraigosa is spending so much time in farm country

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