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ABC7 Los Angeles: IE congressional race heats up after Palm Springs added to long-held Republican district

Calvert’s Democratic opponent is 37-year-old former federal prosecutor Will Rollins, who is gay and hopes to turn this historically red portion of Southern California to blue. Rollins says he decided to run following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. “While those of us in federal law enforcement were responding to that attack, my opponent […]

10.21.22

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The Desert Sun: Endorsement District 41: In the U.S. House, Will Rollins would be the best rep for valley

In California’s 41st Congressional District election, the two candidates — Republican Ken Calvert and Democrat Will Rollins — seem to agree on one thing, and one thing only: Voters have a stark choice on Nov. 8. After interviewing both men and reviewing their records and platforms, we concur, and the best choice is Rollins.

10.16.22

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KQED: Republican Rep. Ken Calvert’s district now includes queer friendly Palm Springs

Now to a hotly contested congressional race in Southern California. It’s pitting an incumbent Republican with an anti-LGBTQ voting record against a gay former federal prosecutor who helped build cases against January 6 rioters. From member station KQED, Scott Shafer reports.

10.12.22

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KESQ: Your Vote 2022: Meet CA’s 41st Congressional District candidates

Former national security prosecutor and Democrat Will Rollins is Calvert’s challenger, hoping to turn the longtime Republican stronghold blue. “There are now more registered Democrats in this congressional district for the first time in Ken Calvert’s career in Congress. So it’s become one of the most flippable seats in the entire United States,” Rollins said.

10.05.22

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Fox 11 Los Angeles: The Issue Is: Abortion, inflation and other top midterm issues

Democrat Rollins is an openly gay, former national security prosecutor. He’s challenging Republican Ken Calvert in California’s newly redrawn 41st district. That reliably red district is now up-for-grabs as it now contains Palm Springs, one of the most heavily LGBTQ areas in the country. Beyond abortion and inflation, Rollins talks LGBTQ issues, the border crisis, […]

09.30.22

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Six potential bright spots for Democrats in a gloomy election year

Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) has spent nearly 30 years in the House and has won reelection easily for more than a decade. But if the results from his June 7 primary say anything, it’s that he may be at least somewhat more vulnerable this time around.

09.04.22

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In the California Desert, L.G.B.T.Q. Voters Could Sway a Key House Race

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Representative Ken Calvert, a Republican who has served in Congress for three decades, has almost never faced a tough re-election contest in this ruby-red corner of Southern California. But a redrawn political map in the state has reshaped his district this year, adding Palm Springs, a liberal bastion that residents proclaim […]

09.03.22
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