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Prop. 11 campaign launches Web ad

The campaign for Proposition 11, the legislative redistricting reform measure, has released its first Web ad, and the huge chunk of change that the California Correctional Peace Officers Association gave to state Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata, D-Oakland, to help defeat the measure is featured front and center:

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.