Janice Hahn eyes statewide office

Looks like Janice Hahn, who has served on the LA City Council for the last eight years, has set her sights on Sacramento again. From Phil Willon at the LAT:

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn has established an exploratory campaign committee for a possible run for California lieutenant governor in 2010.

Hahn has served on the council since 2001, representing a district that stretches from San Pedro to Watts, and has one of the most recognizable political names in Los Angeles; she’s the daughter of the late Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and the sister of former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn, who is now a superior court judge.

Willon sees Hahn's biggest challengers as a pair of state senators, one of whom has quite the jump on fundraising, with $872,000 in his campaign account. Details in LA Now.

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