Candidates seeking to fill Congressman Henry Waxman’s 33rd District
seat can officially file their papers today. The filing period will
close March 7.
Waxman announced Jan. 31 he would not seek reelection after a 40-year career in the House of Representatives.
Today marks the day all candidates can file for the June 3 primary
elections for a range of government positions across the State.
According to reports, the upcoming June ballot will include primaries
for governor, seven other statewide offices, four seats on the Board of
Equalization, all of California's 53 congressional seats, 20 of the 40
state Senate seats, and all 80 seats in the Assembly.
The filing period will be extended to March 12 for offices where no
incumbent files, except for those where the incumbent cannot seek
re-election because of term limits.
The race for the 33rd District is likely to include, but not limited
to, current State Senator Ted Lieu, former Los Angeles City Controller
Wendy Greuel, attorney Barbara Mulvaney, self-help author Marianne
Williamson, and television director and executive Brent Roske.
The 33rd congressional district includes Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Beverly Hills, Agoura Hills, Venice, Mar Vista, and the South Bay.
local race to watch is the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Third District seat, which is currently held by soon to be termed out LA
County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky
Potential candidates for this race
include former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl, former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby
Shriver, West Hollywood Councilman John Duran, and former Malibu Mayor
Pamela Conley Ulich.
The third supervisorial district encompasses Santa Monica as well as Beverly
Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, San Fernando, West Hollywood, Westlake
Village, and a handful of unincorporated areas such as Agoura and
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