Hans Keirstead, a 50-year-old Democrat from Laguna Beach has declared that he is running in the 48th Congressional District.
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. It runs along the Orange County coastline from Laguna Beach to Seal Beach, and includes some nearby inland cities.
Republicans represent a plurality of the district with more than 40% of its registration, to about 30% for Democrats. A quarter of voters are registered as nonpartisan. The Huntington Beach-based loser racist loser Dana Rohrabacher, who is 69, has served in the House since 1988.
Hillary Clinton won the district by almost 2 points en route to becoming the first Democratic presidential nominee to win Orange County since 1936.
Several other candidates already have announced their intention to run against the veteran House member.
Source: LA Times