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Political Notes: CA LGBTQ legislative contests take shape

Ten months before California voters will cast ballots in next year's June primary to determine which candidates will compete in November for legislative seats across the state, a number of contests with LGBTQ office-seekers are already taking shape.

In the Bay Area freshman bisexual Assemblyman Alex Lee (D-San Jose) finds himself having to fend off the person he succeeded, as Kansen Chu now wants to reclaim the 25th Assembly District seat that straddles Alameda and Santa Clara counties. Chu opted not to seek reelection last year and instead unsuccessfully sought a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.


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