Why I'm running for Los Angeles County Supervisor

I recently launched my re-election campaign for Los Angeles County Supervisor. I wanted to share with you my thoughts, and humbly ask for your support again.

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Thoughts on the 50th Anniversary of the Selma march

Last weekend I stood on the Edmond Pettus Bridge in Selma to honor the 50th anniversary of the historic Selma to Montgomery march.

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Congratulations to all the candidates!

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Yesterday was Election Day in California for local elections – including City Council, school board and community college district board members in Los Angeles.

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The Mystery of Lower Voter Registration for Older Black Voters

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The New York Times wrote a very interesting article earlier this month, about older African-Americans, voter registration and turnout. Did you know that older southern black voters (i.e. reached voting age before the Voting Rights Act was passed in 1965) are much less likely to be registered to vote compared to white and younger black Americans?

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Janice Hahn is running for LA County Supervisor

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Big news for Los Angeles is that Rep. Janice Hahn declared last week that she will run for the 4th District seat on the LA County Board of Supervisors. Supervisor Don Knabe will be term-limited out at the end of next year, and there will most likely be a primary in June of 2016. Rep. Hahn has many years of public service experience for the people of Los Angeles, and will be a formidable candidate because she is so well known in the community.

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