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Riverside County Democrats elect a new chairman

 

Last updated 10/22/2017 at Noon

Former Corona City Council member Steve Ruth takes over for former Chair Howard Katz after winning 59 percent of votes from the central committee at the Riverside County Democrats’ monthly meeting. Ruth will serve until November 2018, when he will be up for re-election. Courtesy photo

MORENO VALLEY – In an expected but stunning move, Riverside County Democrats elected a new chairman at its regular monthly meeting Monday night in Moreno Valley. Former Corona City Council candidate Steve Ruth defeated incumbent Chair Howard Katz, earning 59 percent of the votes of the party’s central committee. Ruth’s victory ended Katz’ three-year administration one year ahead of time.

“Needless to say, I’m honored to have the support of Riverside County Democrats as we work toward the 2018 midterm and 2020 elections,” Ruth said. “I am committed to working with all Democr...



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