RESULTS: Democrat Sara Jacobs projected to defeat Georgette Gómez in California's 53rd Congressional District

RESULTS: Democrat Sara Jacobs projected to defeat Georgette Gómez in California's 53rd Congressional District

Nov 4th, 2020Business Insider

Democrats Sara Jacobs is projected to defeat Georgette Gómez to represent California's 53rd Congressional District in the House of Representatives.

California has a "top-two primary" system, meaning that candidates of all party affiliations compete in the primary on the same ballot and the top two winners of the primary election go on the final ballot, regardless of their political party.

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Jacobs is the founder and chair of San Diego for Every Child, a nonprofit organization tackling childhood poverty in San Diego. She is also the founder of Project Connect, an education nonprofit which maps schools around the world. During the Obama administration, Jacobs spent time working in the US State Department and also worked at UNICEF and the United Nations. 

Her campaign platform centered around fighting for racial justice and police reform, implementing a universal healthcare system, supporting small businesses, and expanding access to affordable housing in Southern California.

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