California State Assemblywoman Betsy Butler and Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom are battling it out in the competitive Assembly District 50 race, and with such a close election expected, anything can help -- or hurt.
Butler and Bloom would have probably liked the endorsements of their like-minded ... More >>
In an email to the press titled "Brad Torgan Announces Endorsement Decision," gay Republican and one-time California Assembly District 50 candidate Brad Torgan alerts political journalists that he is, in fact, endorsing no one. So much for that.
Torgan placed a somewhat surprising third in the extr ... More >>
Update, June 19: Results for the California Assembly District 50 race have been updated, after the break.
The California Assembly District 50 race is still super close, with the four candidates within one percentage point of each other. As of today, Assemblywoman Betsy Butler is still leading with ... More >>
In the hotly contested race for California Assembly District 50, Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom ran strong in a close, four-way battle that included Democratic Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, Democratic candidate Torie Osborn, and gay Republican Brad Torgan.
At 2:58 a.m., with 100 percent of the tota ... More >>
There's only a week until Election Day, and the contentious California Assembly District 50 race has ramped up several notches, with candidate Torie Osborn sending out a mailer that questions rival and Assemblywoman Betsy Butler's commitment to education. Butler's supporters are now aggressively com ... More >>
In the current issue of L.A. Weekly, the feature story "Democratic War for L.A.'s Richest" takes a look at the hard-fought, highly contentious political race for California Assembly District 50 -- one of the wealthiest, most celebrity-packed, left-winger districts in the entire country.
It also ha ... More >>