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She will serve a one-year term to fight for voting rights, responsible public policy, and to lead the charge in providing accessible, nonpartisan election information to all Californians.
"I am thrilled to lead our grassroots members and supporters in the fight for voting rights and will remain steadfast in our commitment to providing nonpartisan election information for California's diverse population," Hutchison said. "We will continue to work hard for smart and responsible public policy to make our Golden State a fair and vibrant place for us all," she added.
Hutchison is an Oakland native.
Kia Croom was elected president. She is as the first-ever African-American and youngest president elect in the history of the league.
Croom is an Oakland native who works as Community Relations Director at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program. A published free-lance journalist, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Master of Science in Public Administration.
She is joined by Erwin Reeves, treasurer; Rita Xavier, secretary; and Gabriel Quinto, second vice president.
The annual meeting featured a keynote address by former Assemblymember Robert Bob Campbell.
Among those who attended the event were Tony Thurmond, candidate for Assembly District 15; John Gioia, District 1 Supervisor of Contra Costa County; Nat Bates, Richmond City Council member; league member, Lesa R. McIntosh, board member East Bay Municipal Utility District; and Jael Myrick, Richmond City Councilmember.
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