“GOP Rep. Wally Herger’s retirement today has already opened the door for one Republican up-and-comer: state Sen. Doug LaMalfa,” Politico is reporting.
“Jon Fleischman of the Flashreport confirmed overnight that LaMalfa will run for Herger’s far northern California-area district and that he would have the endorsement of Herger. Fleischman also reported that Dave Gilliard, a consultant who worked for Herger, will run LaMalfa’s campaign.
“We’ll get a better sense in the days ahead of who else might be interested in running for the seat, which after the state’s latest round of redistricting strongly favors Republicans. But Herger’s endorsement will carry some weight and likely help to clear the field for LaMalfa.”
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