Republicans target Senator Barbara Boxer next
January 20, 2010
Tuesday’s upset victory by Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race reverberated all the way to California, as gleeful GOP members vowed that Senator Barbara Boxer is next. [San Francisco Chronicle]
Boxer, seeking her fourth term in the U.S. Senate next November faces one of three Republicans in the general election: former Rep. Tom Campbell, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, or Orange County Assemblyman Chuck DeVore.
Citing a statistic that one in five California voters is Independent, Republicans believe they have a shot at Boxer’s seat amid growing concerns over President Obama’s administration and the economy. Said one party member, “If Massachusetts can elect a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2010, so can California.”
Here is a more detailed perspective on the challenge Boxer faces. [Cal Buzz]