California House Special Produces Two Fundraising Standouts

Posted April 16, 2009 at 5:47pm

The field for the May special House election in California’s 32nd District is packed with 12 candidates of all parties. They all are seeking to succeed Democrat Hilda Solis, who resigned following her confirmation as President Obama’s Labor secretary.

But two of the 12 — both top-tier contenders in the overwhelmingly Democratic, Hispanic-majority district — stood out for their fundraising prowess in first-quarter campaign finance reports, which were filed with the Federal Election Commission by the deadline last midnight.