Elizabeth Warren holds very first Bay Space marketing campaign occasion in Oakland


OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren held her very first marketing campaign occasion within the Bay Space Friday night time with a city corridor occasion in Oakland.

In keeping with Warren’s marketing campaign, roughly 6,500 individuals attended the occasion held on the soccer subject at Lacey School. The occasion was billed as a city corridor the place Warren would take viewers questions, however due to a late start– which the marketing campaign stated was due to the group size– Warren skipped that portion and as a substitute stayed late assembly with voters and taking selfies.

The Massachusetts senator seemed to be introducing herself to California voters. She went via her marketing campaign stump speech– speaking about her childhood, her household and profession path, in addition to her key progressive insurance policies, together with common childcare, Medicare for all and authorities corruption.

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“I do not need a authorities that works for multi-national firms,” Warren stated, “I need one which works for our households.”

Warren additionally addressed gun violence and talked about the mass capturing in Virginia Seaside that occurred simply hours earlier than.

“Here is a promise I make to you,” Warren informed the group, “On the query of gun violence, I will probably be fearless. We will probably be facet by facet and we’ll shield our kids.”

Warren is certainly one of 14 presidential candidates within the Bay Space this weekend. Candidates are in San Francisco for the California Democratic Occasion State Conference and a Transfer On discussion board.

Warren’s go to to the Bay Space was her very first of the marketing campaign cycle. She made a splashy entrance, too.

Earlier this week, she put up a billboard in Silicon Valley going after massive tech.

A daring transfer, however in a subject of greater than 20, candidates need to do one thing to interrupt via.

“She’s certainly one of my high candidates,” Ivy Sandz, who was the primary particular person in line for Warren’s occasion, stated. “However I am holding an open thoughts we’re early within the course of.”

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