Boris Ricks

Cal State Northridge

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Political science professor at Cal State Northridge.

Boris Ricks on KCRW

There’s a tight race happening for a rare opening on the LA County Board of Supervisors.

The race for a rare seat on LA County Board of Supervisors

There’s a tight race happening for a rare opening on the LA County Board of Supervisors.

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