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Many California Jews Running for Office in August Primaries

August 4, 1930
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Jewish names will hold a conspicous place on the ballot to be presented to the voters of California at the primary election taking place August 26.

Chaim Shapiro of Los Angeles is a candidate for lieutenant-governor of California, running on the Socialist ticket. Congresswoman Florence P. Kahn, widow of Congressman Julius Kahn, is a candidate to succeed herself from the Fourth District in San Francisco. She is unopposed.

Likewise is Edgar C. Levey of San Francisco unopposed for re-election to the assembly. For the last two sessions of the state legislature he held the distinction of being the only San Franciscan named speaker of that house.

J. W. Ehrlich, San Francisco attorney, is running for attorney general and Emil Rosenberg of Hayward is a candidate for assemblyman. Leo R. Friedman, former assistant district attorney of San Francisco, is a candidate for superior judge.

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