California Court Rules Assemblymember Vince Fong Can Run for Multiple Offices, Calls for Urgent Update of Outdated Election Law

Sacramento, California – California Assemblymember Vince Fong finds himself in the spotlight for a controversial move in his political career. Despite the common sense notion that candidates should not be allowed to run for multiple offices simultaneously, Fong took the audacious step of putting his name on the March primary ballot for both reelection to the Assembly and the congressional seat left vacant by former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Last week, a Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of Fong, stating that the state law prohibiting candidates from seeking “more than one office … Read more