In case you were wondering why Ed Hernandez decided not to run for Hilda Solis’ seat, this may be your answer:
“Today, I am officially declaring my intention to run for
Hernandez will have a strong advantage over other possible contenders because he already represents more than half the 24th Senate district as the Assemblymember in the 57th district. He has also taken a lead role on issues of importance to the region as Chair of the San Gabriel Valley Legislative Caucus, a group of 13 state Senators and Assemblymembers representing the greater
“I have spent my time in the Assembly fighting for the people who live and work in my district, and I have also had the opportunity to gain critical insight into the issues and challenges facing the larger
Hernandez already has the backing of several key supporters, including Board of Equalization Vice-Chair Dr. Judy Chu.
The press release popped up in my mailbox Sunday afternoon. With Hernandez going for Romero’s spot, whose going to take over his seat? I’m sure the speculation will begin to swirl in no time.