TRUCKEE (CBS13) – Actress Alyssa Milano mentioned she would possibly run for Congress in opposition to Tom McClintock. Milano has a house in Truckee, which implies she might be elected to signify the 4th District.
Political analysts mentioned she’d be operating as a Democrat in a really numerous district that extends from Truckee to Fresno and all the best way to Roseville.
Milano is not any stranger to how celeb can affect politics. She spoke out in the course of the Me Too motion and now desires to talk out for Northern California.
“I feel she’s form of following a development that’s taking place now, a number of celebrities are attempting to go that manner,” mentioned Jenny Geresy, a Truckee resident.
Many Truckee residents have been stunned to know Milano is a neighbor. The actress informed a number of media shops she’s contemplating a run in opposition to Tom McClintock to flip California’s 4th District blue in 2024.
“She’s speaking the subsequent presidential race which is three years away. That’s extremely uncommon, mentioned Political Analyst Gary Dietrich.
Dietrich mentioned it’s unclear what the 4th district will appear to be in a number of years,
Redistricting is underway and there are elements altering the make-up of the Tahoe area.
“There are a variety of districts in California which were seeing an inflow in individuals from different elements of the state and out of state who’re maybe much less conservative than the native of us have been,” he mentioned.
McClintock gained his final election by a cushty margin. His marketing campaign launched a press release about Milano saying, partly, “her report of taking excessive leftist positions through the years will create a target-rich setting for our marketing campaign.”
Truckee Mayor Anna Klovstad mentioned on the very least, Milano might anticipate a number of native help
“I feel Truckee could be a stronghold for nearly any democratic candidate,” she mentioned. “I feel it will be an actual enhance.”