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Democratic lawyer announcing challenge to GOP Rep. Steve Knight

Democratic lawyer announcing challenge to GOP Rep. Steve Knight

There is another Democratic challenger going after freshman Rep. Steve Knight (R-Lancaster), who represents a potential swing district stretching from Simi Valley to Palmdale in northern Los Angeles County.

First-time candidate and attorney Bryan Caforio, who lives in Valencia, will announce his candidacy Thursday, the Los Angeles Times has learned.

The 32-year-old UCLA and Yale Law graduate clerked for Judge Sidney R. Thomas of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and works as a trial lawyer at Susman Godfrey LLP in Los Angeles. He said he moved recently from Los Angeles into the district.

Caforio said in an interview that he will campaign on improving the economy...

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