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PolitiFact: Travis Allen’s False Claim On Crime

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Assemblyman Travis Allen, R-Huntington Beach, addresses the Assembly, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

There’s a new face in the race for California governor, but it certainly isn’t new in the state Capitol.

Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Orange County) has established himself in Sacramento for making his conservative and often controversial stances known to his colleagues.

In a new campaign video, Allen suggested crime was up in every metropolitan area in California. Capital Public Radio’s PolitiFact Reporter Chris Nichols examined the facts and has findings on Allen’s claim.

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