- Reporter's Notebook: Not Even on the Ballot, Valley Secession Has First Candidate
Democratic State Senator Richard Alarcon is running for re-election in November. If Valley secession is on the ballot, he may also run for election as Mayor of the new city. That's gotten him into hot water with some of his old friends. We speak with Alarcon and the co-chair of the anti-secession group One Los Angeles about running for office in a city that doesn't exist yet.