California Ballot Breakdown

Phil Arballo wants to unseat Devin Nunes

In 2016, California Republican Devin Nunes won re-election in CA-22 by a 35-point margin. Then Nunes, as House Intelligence Chair, became a national symbol of House Republicans’ feverish defense of misconduct by Donald Trump, and his 2018 victory margin dropped to five percent.

We talk to the person challenging Nunes–Phil Arballo–about why he thinks it’s possible to close those final five points, what he wants to do when he gets to Congress, and how a moderate in a swing district thinks about working with progressives on policy. (Nunes’s campaign has not granted our interview requests).

Music credits:

 “T Shirt Weather” by Podington Bear, used under CC BY-NC 3.0 US

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