The list of would-be successors to longtime Rep.
Attorney Barbara Mulvaney, a fomer senior trial attorney for the
Mulvaney, 62, whose mother, the late Julie Mulvaney, worked for longtime local elected official Yvonne Brathwaite Burke and then-Los Angeles City Councilwoman Pat Russell, grew up in the area and said she plans to settle in Venice.
She becomes the third Democrat to announced since Waxman said last week he would step down. Former L.A. controller and mayoral candidate
Democrats are facing a deadline this week for applying for the state party's endorsement in the June 3 primary election.
Before the 74-year-old Waxman's announcement that he wouldn't seek another term, two nonpartisan candidates already were campaigning. They are best-selling author/spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson and TV producer/director Brent Roske.
A third nonpartisan candidate, businessman and former Republican Bill Bloomfield of
Williamson had raised $382,000, including a $30,000 loan from herself, by the end of last year, documents filed with the
On Monday, Lieu rolled out more endorsements to add to the more than 25 he announced when jumping into the race late last week. They are from Rep.