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Mary Plummer is a Senior Politics Reporter for KPCC. Prior to that, she was a reporter on KPCC's education team, and an associate producer for the radio station.
Mary began her career in broadcast at ABC News in London, where she worked on TV stories for the network’s news lineup and regularly covered Europe for ABCNews.com.
Mary holds a master's degree with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, where she won the Richard T. Baker Award for multimedia reporting. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Chapman University in Orange County, California. In 2017, she was a winner of the Associated Press Television and Radio Association’s top award for Best Investigative Reporting. Her work has been published by the Washington Post, the New York Times, NPR, PBS/THIRTEEN and the Yomiuri Shimbun.
Mary grew up in Anchorage, Alaska.
Stories by Mary Plummer
Voters will choose between two Democrats today who share similar views on many issues but differ greatly in their backgrounds and experience.
Voters in the 34th Congressional District in the Los Angeles pick their next U.S. House member Tuesday. If fundraising is any indication, the results may be close.
Many are watching next week's special congressional election in Los Angeles as a window into the future of voting in California as more people mail in their ballots.
Tuesday's runoff election for former U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra's seat features two Democrats who share a lot in common. We break down the points where they differ.
Ballot counts released in the L.A. City Council District 7 race and school board District 6 contest still don't make crystal clear who won.
Voters in Tuesday's general election chose two pro-charter members, tipping the balance of the seven-member Los Angeles Unified School District board.
What's at stake? Two City Council seats, two school board seats and one ballot measure will go before voters today in the city's general election.
The city of Los Angeles will hold its general election on Tuesday. We tell you what you need to know to get ready.
Voters will be choosing a new representative Tuesday for the L.A. City Council district representing the northeast San Fernando Valley. The district has been without a voting council member since September.
The $183.4 billion budget includes increases in spending for things like K-12 schools, community colleges and preschool programs.
City Council incumbent Gil Cedillo is leading his embattled challenger Joe Bray-Ali in campaign donations, according to the latest finance reports.
In the midst of growing calls to end his campaign, L.A. City Council District 1 candidate Joe Bray-Ali vowed to stay in the race and win back voters' trust.
Today is the last day to register to vote for Los Angeles' upcoming election, which features four runoffs and one citywide ballot measure.
Candidates Monica Rodriguez and Karo Torossian are set to meet this weekend in their final debate before the city's May 16 general election.
Mayor Eric Garcetti today delivered his annual State of the City address, highlighting plans to house the homeless, increase jobs, and protect the environment.