The top Democrat, John Garamendi, the top Republican, David Harmer, and the three alternative party candidates will face each other in a diminished field for the general election, to be held on November 3rd.
The way these elections work in California is that it’s possible for one candidate to emerge to claim the seat, being vacated by Democrat Ellen Tauscher, without a general election taking place. For that to happen, however, the top candidate has to get more than 50 percent of the vote.
A new report from That’s My Congress reveals that of the 79 members of the LGBT Equality Caucus in the House of Representatives, less than half support two-thirds or more of the caucus’ slate of 12 pro-LGBT bills. The LGBT Equality Caucus describes its work