Facebook's chief privacy officer has become the latest Silicon Valley name to run for public office.
Chris Kelly announced on Wednesday that he would be forming a committee to
explore running for the Democratic party nomination for attorney general of
California. Such formations are commonly seen as the first step in running for
Kelly broke the news on his Facebook page, also posting a YouTube video explaining his position and vowing to advocate consumer rights and government transparency.
"California's justice system, and our political system as a whole, needs radical change to serve our citizens more effectively," Kelly stated on his official campaign site. "Politics as usual won't cut it anymore."
If Kelly does formally run for office, he will be the third executive from Silicon Valley to do so in recent months.
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