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No.  78 Sean Clegg
Sean Clegg first teamed up with Ace Smith to run Barbara Boxer’s first Senate campaign in 1992. Now, more than 20 years later, Clegg is at the center of the race to succeed Boxer, backing Attorney General Kamala Harris. Smith, Clegg and partner Dan Newman’s SCN Strategies is well-known as one of the state’s most successful consulting firms in the state. Clegg has been part of the operation’s heart, as one of SCN’s founding partners, he’s spearheaded campaigns for some of the state’s most high-profile candidates and ballot battles. Clegg is in charge of advertising production and speechwriting, making him the chief of messaging for many of these campaigns. Clegg left for three years, from 2005 to 2008, to serve as Antonio Villaraigosa’s Deputy Mayor in Los Angeles.

Updated Aug. 9, 2016

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