Listen to full interview audio with California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis
California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis announced her support this morning for former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in his campaign for the Democratic nomination. Kounalakis, formerly a supporter of Senator Kamala Harris, said her choice was solidified following Buttigieg’s performance in Iowa and New Hampshire. She cited the candidate’s ability to connect with and energize voters, as well as the campaign’s ability to effectively organize ‘powerful.’
She joined KSRO to talk about her reasons behind the endorsement, the impending battle for California’s vote, the Bloomberg wild card, and the issues she’s hearing are driving California’s decisions in their choice for a candidate.