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Feinstein Fails to Receive Party's Endorsement at California Democratic Party Convention

Feinstein Fails to Receive Party's Endorsement at California Democratic Party Convention”

In a sharp rebuke to Sen. The Democratic Party is moving sharply left in response to President Trump, as activists look to purge politicians they don't think are partisan or progressive enough.

"The outcome of today's endorsement vote is an astounding rejection of politics as usual, and it boosts our campaign's momentum as we all stand shoulder-to-shoulder against a complacent status quo", said de Leon, reports Politico. Dianne Feinstein of California.

United States Senator Dianne Feinstein was not afforded an endorsement by the Democratic Party of California as she attempts to earn an appointment to Washington for the fifth time. "She's obviously a senator in Washington with a very serious day job".

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The convention also highlighted the tensions between the progressives in the party and the establishment.

"I don't want to denigrate anybody, but as a subset, this is not a primary election", Carrick said.

The June 5 primary election will allow the top two vote-getters to advance to the general election in November. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom led with 39 percent of the delegates, compared with 30 percent for state Treasurer John Chiang, 20 percent for former state schools chief Delaine Eastin, and 9 percent for former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

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Kevin failed to win the 60 percent support needed to win the endorsement at the annual convention of the Democrats despite the support from California Democratic Party. It took Feinstein a while before she made a decision to vote against a spending bill last December and last January in order to show her protest over the Trump administration's immigration policy.

The vote took place Saturday evening and was counted overnight as party leaders took care, in tabulating the results, to avoid the chaos and challenges that came after the election of Eric C. Bauman as party leader in the face of a challenge from the party's insurgent wing.

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