Well-Known Scientist Joins Pack Of Candidates Challenging Vulnerable Calif. Lawmakers
Democrat Hans Keirstead's science background makes him appealing to party leaders.
Los Angeles Times:
Stem Cell Scientist To Become The Latest Democrat Trying To Topple Dana Rohrabacher In O.C. House Race
Hans Keirstead, a 50-year-old Democrat from Laguna Beach, said Wednesday that he will run in the 48th Congressional District, one of more than half a dozen in California that have been targeted by Democrats seeking to harness sentiment against President Trump in their fight for a House majority. Keirstead’s candidacy has been sought by some national Democratic figures, who see his science and business background as a good fit for the district. (Decker, 6/15)