“It was a moment that I truly regret, that I am very sorry for, and for which I have accepted responsibility for my actions.”
California Assemblyman said Monday he will not be running for reelection and will resign immediately.
Democrat Raul Bocanegra claimed “persistent rumors and speculation” for his choice to resign.
“I spent my life advocating for the Northeast Valley, fighting for a fair share for our communities and residents,”
“It is because of my deep commitment to you, residents of the 39th Assembly District, that I have made the decision to resign from the State Assembly, effective September 1, 2018, and immediately resign my leadership position. I am also suspending my campaign and will not run for re-election.”