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Carmichael 'Occupy' Candidate To Challenge Lungren

Mario Galvan announces he's running for Congressional seat, Bee reports.

A Carmichael man who supports the movement has announced he will run against (R-Gold River) for Congress, The Sacramento Bee is reporting.

Mario Galvan, 64, will run in the newly drawn 7th Congressional District, which includes east Sacramento County and stretches from Citrus Heights to Galt, The Bee reported.

, a Democrat from Elk Grove who lost to Lungren in 2010, faces a rematch with the congressman.

Galvan is the third Carmichael "Occupy" supporter to run for elected office, joining .

Victor Calderon February 24, 2012 at 06:06 AM
Thanks for your comments, Greg, Jill and Dennis. It will be interesting to see how this all plays out between now and November. Stay tuned to Carmichael Patch for local election news.
Andrew Gayner February 24, 2012 at 08:00 PM
The Occupy movement has many great ideas about humanity and equality. I totally agree with the movement on the topic of getting corporations out of the pockets of politicians.
carolyn ladner February 24, 2012 at 09:16 PM
Agree!
carolyn ladner February 24, 2012 at 09:22 PM
Why would I not vote for Lundgren? - - He votes against women, gays, clean environment, & the poor - just to start. I want reproductive freedom for women, clean air, water and food, civil rights for all of us, and programs to assist the poor to become self sufficient. I am just fine with wanting these things!! I see Lundgren as aligned with the 1%.
carolyn ladner February 24, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Yep!

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