Former soap star Kimberlin Brown Pelzer announced plans last October to run for Congress and she’s one step further to getting her chance!
Known professionally to soap fans as Kimberlin Brown with her iconic portrayal of Sheila Carter on both “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful,” the actress turned politician has officially secured the Republican nomination in California’s 36th district to run against Democratic incumbent Raul Ruiz during the November general election.
With polls closing at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, The New York Times reports Brown Pelzer received 22.9% of the votes during the California primary, the most of any Republican in the running, but less than half of what Ruiz attained (22.9% vs. 54.7%). Of the 72,244 total votes received from 288 of 288 precincts reporting, Pelzer received 16,539 votes. Ruiz received 39,527.
For more on Pelzer and her Congressional run, visit kimberlinforcongress.com.