A Word on the Politics of California

By Jordan Heide
Santa Clara County Assessor Larry Stone has been actively involved in United States politics for more than four decades, the better half of which have been spent in the state of California. Elected as Mayor of Sunnyvale in 1979, Stone’s political career has since proliferated, encouraging him to become an active voice in the California Democratic Party. Stone has been reelected to the office of County Assessor four times, where he presides over 1.75 million residents; most impressively, his constituency is larger than that of thirteen state governors. I recently spoke with Mr. Stone about the state of California politics. His insights acknowledged the floundering condition of the domestic budget and offered probable resolutions to restore California as a liberal beacon of political success.

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