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Speaker says Perez has the votes

Speaker Karen Bass told reporters in Sacramento this afternoon that Los Angeles assemblyman John Perez has enough Democratic votes lined up — including hers — to become speaker. She implied a vote next week, while Assemblyman Kevin DeLeon is still saying he's in the race to win. DeLeon got the Latino Caucus endorsement. On Twitter from Capitol Weekly, KQED and L.A. Times reporter Shane Goldmacher.


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