Luis Alvarado

Republican strategist and consultant, former deputy press secretary for the California Republican Party

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Republican political consultant and President of Familias Unidas de California PAC; former Chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Greater Los Angeles; founder of Grow Elect, a political action committee dedicated to promoting Republican Latino candidates; former strategic advisor to Revolvis, a political consulting firm; former advisor to El Monte Councilman Juventino Gomez; former campaign staffer for Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush; former Los Angeles Regional Chairman for the 2008 McCain/Palin presidential campaign

Luis Alvarado on KCRW

Today Republican Liz Cheney was ousted from her position as Wyoming’s Congresswoman — after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump and his claim that the 2020…

Trump is still in charge of Republicans, says GOP strategist after Cheney ousting

Today Republican Liz Cheney was ousted from her position as Wyoming’s Congresswoman — after her continued criticism of former President Donald Trump and his claim that the 2020…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s primary election is Tuesday, June 5. Press Play takes you through the ballot.

California Primary Election Special: What you need to know

California’s primary election is Tuesday, June 5. Press Play takes you through the ballot.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s Republican party is in a tough position. How close should it get to Donald Trump in a state that went overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton?

Local Republican strategist says his party should do no more harm and be brave

California’s Republican party is in a tough position. How close should it get to Donald Trump in a state that went overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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