24-Year-Old Dem Challenges Denham

The candidate will be old enough to serve in Congress by Election Day.

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Danielle Bernstein
Aug. 17, 2017, 10:34 a.m.

Former congressional aide Mateo Morelos Bedolla (D), a new challenger to Rep. Jeff Denham (R), is not yet “old enough to be in Congress” but will “meet the constitutionally required age of 25” just before the November election. Bedolla, who worked in construction before working for Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-09), “formed a campaign committee in May and reported raising $114 in the second quarter of 2017. He joins at least seven other candidates who are hoping to unseat Denham.” (Los Angeles Times)

Denham is on the list of DCCC targets.


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