Election 2014: Neel Kashkari paves way for future Republican candidates in California

Harmeet Dhillon

Neel Kashkari almost certainly will lose to Gov. Jerry Brown next week, but political experts say he could leave a lasting mark on how California Republicans run for office.

Kashkari is a 41-year-old Indo-American atop the ticket of a party often seen as old, white and struggling for relevance in the increasingly diverse Golden State. He has focused on anti-poverty messages and framed improvement of public schools as a civil rights issue — unusual in a party long associated with trickle-down economics and school vouchers. He favors same-sex marriage, abortion rights and background checks for all gun purchases.

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Harmeet Dhillon is a nationally recognized lawyer, trusted boardroom advisor, and passionate advocate for individual, corporate and institutional clients across numerous industries and walks of life. Her focus is in commercial litigation, employment law, First Amendment rights, and election law matters.
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