A 27-year-old doctoral student plans to run as a write-in candidate in the crowded field to succeed retiring Rep.
Theo Milonopoulos planned to announce his candidacy at the Museum of Tolerance at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Milonopoulos, on leave from a doctorate program at
Milonopoulos, who is gay, said he decided to run after reading a news magazine profile of some of the other candidates.
A onetime research assistant to former Secretary of State
There are 18 candidates on the June 3 primary ballot to succeed Waxman, although two have suspended their campaigns in the face of long odds.
Only six of those candidates are somewhat known to voters or have raised significant amounts of money to campaign across the sprawling 33rd Congressional District.