In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, right, flanked by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, answers questions at a news conference in Sacramento.
In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, right, flanked by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, answers questions at a news conference in Sacramento. Rich Pedroncelli AP
In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, right, flanked by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, answers questions at a news conference in Sacramento. Rich Pedroncelli AP