Former Santa Monica Mayor
"In a few days, I will formally announce that I am running for Los Angeles County Supervisor," Shriver emailed, citing his record on environmental and homeless issues during his Santa Monica council tenure.
"I am running for supervisor because there is even more work to do at the county level!" Shriver wrote, noting the county board oversees a range of services, from healthcare and education to social services and transportation. "The most vulnerable people—foster children, the mentally and physically disabled, senior citizens living in poverty, and the homeless—depend on help from the County."
Shriver, the nephew of the late
In the email, Shriver asks for $300 donations — an indication under county election rules that he does not plan to agree to voluntary spending limits.
Shriver’s decision follows last week's announcement by former city controller