Less than six weeks away from California’s candidate filing deadline no prominent Republican candidate has announced their intention to run for governor.

However, that is likely to soon change according to the chair of the California Republican Party Jessica Millan Patterson.

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Republicans are also expressing optimism surrounding their chances to flip Congressional seats in November.

Patterson joined Inside California Politics’ Nikki Laurenzo the Republican Party’s strategy heading into election season.