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Jackie Speier's retirement fuels speculation about Democratic successor

Original post made on Nov 17, 2021

Speier's announcement that she will not seek another term in Congress has created a rare political opportunity for elected officials throughout her district, who seldom get a chance to run for an open seat.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 10:56 AM

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Posted by MP Resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Nov 17, 2021 at 1:22 pm

MP Resident is a registered user.

Almanac Editor - Can you explain how this sentence got into the article?

“State Sen. Josh Becker, a Menlo Park resident with a proven record of winning in San Mateo County, is also viewed as a possible candidate for Speier's seat, according to Hill and other Democrats who spoke with this news organization.”

What is a “proven record of winning in San Mateo County”? How many elected public seats has Becker held? The article says he was elected in 2020.


Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Nov 18, 2021 at 11:31 am

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I suppose it's a proven record of winning at least once. He will earn a giant NO from me thanks to his support of the ruinous SB9.


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