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San Diego Progressive Georgette Gómez to Face Billionaire Heiress Sara Jacobs for CA House Seat

HeadlineMar 04, 2020

In California, San Diego Councilwoman Georgette Gómez is one of two candidates who will square off in November for the 53rd Congressional District. Gómez is a progressive Democrat backed by Senator Bernie Sanders and New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, vying to become the first queer Latina elected to Congress. She’ll square off in November against Sara Jacobs, a former aide to Hillary Clinton and granddaughter of billionaire Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs. Jacobs’s campaign is being heavily supported by a super PAC set up by her grandparents.

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