California Democratic Party

For Whom the Beall Tolls

Jim Beall won a seat in the state Senate in last November’s election, but the political gamesmanship continues. (Photo by sammydee, via flickr)

The state Senate race last year between Jim Beall and Joe Coto split local Democrats’ allegiances. In the end, Beall won easily. But last week, as Democrats held caucuses across the state to elect delegates, Beall faced off with up-and-comer Evan Low.