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Seema Mehta

Political Reporter

Los Angeles Times

Seema Mehta is a political writer for the Los Angeles Times who has covered the presidential campaigns since 2008, as well as multiple gubernatorial, senate, and mayoral races. She started at the Times in 1998. She was a Knight-Wallace fellow at the University of Michigan for the 2018–19 academic year, studying automation and AI and their impacts on voters in the midwest. She is a graduate of Syracuse University.