How Laphonza Butler Could Reshape California's U.S. Senate Race
Yup Stella Yu/CalMatters
October 3, 2023 at 9:26AM
A poll released Monday, but conducted Sunday before Butler’s appointment was announced, suggests that California voters generally favor appointing a Black woman to Feinstein’s seat, said Christian Grose, professor of political science and public policy at the University of Southern California. Butler ranked third among nine potential appointees in the survey, and drew more support when respondents were told more about her.