“Everyone’s going to have different perspectives and it’s OK to have different opinions,” the 27-year-old writer, jazz musician and digital marketing sales representative said. “We need to be open to other ideas.”
But with little money or name recognition — not to mention his Republican Party label in an overwhelmingly Democratic district — Wood’s quixotic challenge to unseat entrenched incumbent Rep. Maxine Waters in the 43rd Congressional District is a long shot, to say the least.
The two will go head to head on the Nov. 4 ballot.
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Poverty in the 43rd CD: http://talkpoverty.org/cd-year-report/california-cd-report-43/