Christine Stuart file photo
Juan Figueroa president of the Universal Health Care Foundation (Christine Stuart file photo)

A leading state health-care reformer is moving toward a run for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination—setting up a four-way (and counting) competition for progressive endorsements.

Former State Rep. Juan Figueroa, who runs the Universal Health Care Foundation (UHCF), has begun approaching potential supporters for a 2010 run. If he wins the nomination, he would become the first Latino major-party candidate for governor.

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