Medicare-For-All Supporter Tosses Hat In Ring For Lieutenant Governorship
Asif Mahmood describes himself on his website as a "triple threat" because he's a “Muslim immigrant from this great blue state of CA.” Senate President Kevin de León also has filed an intention to run.
Los Angeles Times:
L.A. Doctor Jumps Into The Race For California's Lieutenant Governor
Los Angeles physician Asif Mahmood, a Democrat and supporter of a “Medicare for all” national healthcare plan, has announced he'll run for California lieutenant governor. Mahmood, who was raised in a small rural town in Pakistan before coming to the U.S., plans to officially declare his candidacy Wednesday and joins a 2018 race that includes at least one formidable Democrat, West Covina state Sen. Ed Hernandez. (Willon, 3/29)