Term limits will create open seats for legislators in the Pasadena area.
By News Desk
Consequently, political maneuverings are in full swing for 2024, and whispers abound.
Chris Holden must vacate his assembly seat in the 41st assembly district because of term limits and he has filed papers to run for L.A. County Supervisor in the Fifth District against incumbent Kathryn Barger who announced today that she is running again for her third and final term.
The following candidates have filed papers to run for Holden’s assembly seat: Claremont City Councilmember, Jed Leano; Dr. Phlunté Riddle, member of the California Board of Juvenile Hearings; and Pasadena City Council Vice Mayor, Felicia Williams.
On Thursday, February 16, Assemblymember Chris Holden announced his bid for the L.A. County Board of Supervisors 5th District.
State Senator Anthony Portantino is also terming out in 2024. He has moved from his La Cañada home in the Senate District 25 to Burbank in order to establish residency there so he can run for congress in the 30th district.
Former Sierra Madre Mayor and Councilmember, John Harabedian, is the only known local candidate to announce his candidacy for Portantino’s seat, as of publication.
On Tuesday, February 14, Alhambra City Councilwoman Sasha Renée Pérez declared her candidacy for the 25th Senate District seat.
U.S House and Senate
Congress member Adam Schiff, currently representing the 30th District in the House, is running for U.S. Senate.
Who will Schiff endorse for the 30th congressional district? Who will Portantino endorse for the 25th senate district? As of today, the rumor mill is silent on those potential candidates.
Pasadena City Council
The term-limit bonanza pokes the Pasadena bear. Who else on the Pasadena City Council will launch a bid for a different elected office?
Get the popcorn, this is just beginning.
[This article has been updated to include new candidates running for office. Feb. 14, 2:40 pm. & Feb. 16, 11:30 am]
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