Bennett Drops Out Of Congressional Race

By Tiobe Barron

Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett, a Democrat who represents Ojai and other communities in the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, announced on Feb. 13 that he would no longer be running for Congress. When Rep. Elton Gallegly retires at the end of his term, there will be a vacancy for the representative of the new California District 26, an area which includes Ojai and Ventura. Supervisor Bennett was considered by most to be the most viable Democratic candidate running for the position, opposite Republican

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