There are seven candidates and a write-in running for the 6th District, including four Latinos. Few voters usually participate in the midterm elections. And the more candidates who split the vote, the better. That means that in order to win, they need a fraction of what they normally should get.
Author Archives: Gabriel Lerner
Gabriel Lerner was born in Buenos Aires. He is the founder and co-editor of Hispanic L.A. (hispanicla.com), a bilingual site of opinions, politics and arts that reflects the Latino presence in the United States from Los Angeles. He is the current Editor Emeritus, and former Editor-in-Chief (2014-2021) of La Opinion, the largest Spanish language daily newspaper in the US. He is a journalist, columnist, publisher, consultant, poet, novelist and short story writer. He was the editorial director of Huffington Post Voces and Latino Voices (2011-2014 and the Editor-in-chief of the weekly Tiempo in Tel Aviv. He is the father of four boys (43, 36, 32, 26) and lives with Celia Grail and Princess Leia and Almendra in Van Nuys. He has published four books in Spanish, including short stories, poetry and a novel.