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December 27, 2013
It’s been more than two years since California redrew its political map, but old district-numbering habits apparently still linger for Rep. Ed Royce.
Royce, R-Fullerton,filed a statement of candidacy this week for his re-election campaign. But instead of listing the 39th Congressional District he has represented since winning re-election in 2012l, he listed the 40th Congressional District, the number of the district he represented during the 2000’s.cd40_screenshot.jpg
And yes, that’s a typo, said Royce consultant Dave Gilliard. The redrawn 40th is in Los Angeles County, represented by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Los Angeles, and has a 47-percentage point Democratic registration advantage that would withstand even the tallest of Republican waves in 2014.
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