Bay Area GOP candidate denies Holocaust, campaigns on anti-Semitism

The Republican candidate running to unseat the congressman who represents much of Contra Costa County is a Holocaust denier whose campaign website contains anti-Semitic and racist writings.

The California Republican Party says it wants nothing to do with its standard bearer in the 11th Congressional District, small-business owner John Fitzgerald. He received 23 percent of the vote in the June primary to qualify for the November general election, where his opponent will be Democratic Rep. Mark DeSaulnier of Concord.

“We reject John Fitzgerald’s campaign and encourage all voters to do the same,” said state party chairman Jim Brulte. His “views have no home in the Republican Party.
Source: Local News