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Assemblyman John Pérez won't run against L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar
Assemblyman John Pérez won't run against L.A. Councilman Jose Huizar

Assemblyman John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) has decided not to challenge Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar in the March election, his political strategist said Monday. Campaign consultant Douglas Herman said Pérez, who spent nearly four years as Assembly speaker, made the decision despite receiving "overwhelming requests from residents, from the community" for him to seek Huizar's seat. "This is not a race he's interested in pursuing," Herman said. Pérez lives in the downtown section of Huizar's Boyle Heights-to-Eagle Rock district. His announcement comes nearly two weeks after termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria...

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