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Biden Campaign Press Release - 21 California State Legislators and Community Leaders Endorse Joe Biden for President

November 26, 2019

Today, Biden for President announced 21 new endorsements from current elected officials across the state of California, expanding Joe Biden's support in a critical Super Tuesday state.

"To have strong endorsers in California is a testament to the energy, enthusiasm, and momentum surrounding Joe's commitment to restoring the soul of our nation, rebuilding the middle class so that this time everyone comes along, and moving our country forward from Trump's failed presidency," said Jessica Mejía, California State Director, Biden for President. "Establishing strong support in California is essential to the campaign's mission of building a broad coalition that reflects all of America and the diversity that makes us strong."

Today's endorsements include:

  • Melissa Hurtado, State Senator
  • Tom Umberg, State Senator
  • Steve Glazer, State Senator
  • Tom Daly, Assemblymember
  • Timothy Grayson, Assemblymember
  • Patrick O'Donnell , Assemblymember
  • Freddie Rodriguez, Assemblymember
  • Jim Cooper, Assemblymember
  • Paul Koretz, Los Angeles City Councilmember
  • Adele Andrade-Stadler, Alhambra Mayor
  • Andre Quintero, El Monte Mayor
  • Gustavo Camacho, Pico Rivera Mayor Pro Tem
  • Jerry Velasco, El Monte Mayor Pro Tem
  • Esmeralda Hurtado, Sanger City Councilmember
  • John J. Kennedy, Pasadena City Councilmember
  • Jamison Power, Westminster School Board Member
  • Kerry Townsend Jacob, California Democratic Party Delegate
  • Tony Hale, California Democratic Party Executive Board Member
  • Kerman Maddox, Democratic Stakeholder and Community Leader
  • Reverend Dr. Shane Scott, Democratic Stakeholder and Community Leader
  • Conway Collis, Former Member of the California State Board of Equalization

These endorsements build on the high profile endorsers that Joe Biden has previously earned in California, including Senator Diane Feinstein, Congressman Lou Correa, and Los Angeles County Supervisor and former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. They also build upon the strong support Biden has earned from Latino elected officials and community leaders in Nevada, Texas, Florida, California, Utah, and Arizona.

Biden for President has previously announced more than 600 endorsements from national, state, and local leaders, including current and former U.S. senators and representatives, governors, state elected officials, and community leaders.

Joseph R. Biden, Biden Campaign Press Release - 21 California State Legislators and Community Leaders Endorse Joe Biden for President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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