For the Love of Organizing with Newsom Campaign Manager Addisu Demissie

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Addisu Demisse, Gavin Newsom's campaign manager and Warriors superfan, with Political Breakdown hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos.  (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

A mayoral forum in San Francisco gets wild (1:10), and new poll numbers in the Governor's race show Republican John Cox hopping over Antonio Villaraigosa into second place behind Gavin Newsom (3:12) Then, Newsom's campaign manager Addisu Demissie joins the program to talk with Scott and Marisa about his years of field organizing (9:38), data scraping from Obama to Cambridge Analytica (16:18), the state that bothers him most in the 2016 presidential election (21:43) and the challenge of running a statewide campaign in California (23:00)