Democrat Ro Khanna, who is mounting a same-party challenge this year to longtime Rep.
In the ad, Khanna, who formerly worked in the U.S Commerce Department, promised to refuse campaign donations from corporate interests and lobbyists. He has, however, received contributions from tech industry executives.
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A similar theme has been struck by an independent candidate in the crowded Los Angeles-area race to succeed Rep.
So far, only TV producer-director Brent Roske has accepted.
"Marianne and I completely agree on this," said Roske, also an independent. "My campaign hasn't accepted a dime for PACs or special interests and I plan on keeping it that way," Roske said.
Williamson, whose platform includes getting special interest money out of government, earlier acknowledged she was unlikely to attract such donors in the first place.
Among the better known candidates are state Sen.