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Press Release - California Democratic Leaders Endorse John Edwards For President

April 29, 2007

San Diego, California – As Senator John Edwards addresses the California Democratic Convention today, Democratic leaders from across the state are endorsing Edwards for President. California Democrats ranging from state senators to community activists to Democratic Party members believe Edwards is the best candidate to put a Democrat back in the White House.

The California Democratic leaders endorsing Edwards for President are:

  • John Burton, Former Congressman and Former President of the State Senate
  • Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson
  • State Senator Leland Yee
  • State Senator Darrell Steinberg
  • State Senator Gloria Negrete McCleod
  • Assemblyman Anthony Portantino
  • Assemblyman Dave Jones, Chair of the Judiciary Committee
  • Scott Wiener, San Francisco Democratic Party Chair* (for identification purposes only)
  • Conway Collis, Former Chairman of the Board of Equalization
  • Mike Roos, Former Majority Leader of the State Assembly
  • August J.P. Longo, Regional Director, California Democratic Party
  • Wiley Akin, Former Orange County Democratic Party Chair
  • Chris Kerrigan, Eureka City Councilman
  • Evan Low, Campbell City Councilman
  • Dale Minami, Civil Rights and Community Leader
  • Tom Cochrane, Political Outreach Director, Santa Clara County Democratic Party
  • Gregory Pettis, Cathedral City Councilman
  • Mary Jung, California Democratic Party E-Board Member
  • Jason Wong, California Democratic Party Elections Committee
  • Francis Tsang, Delegate
  • Judith Christensen, California Democratic Party E-Board Member
  • Dave Burruto, Vice Chair, San Mateo Democratic Party
  • Sandra Lang, San Mateo County Committee
  • Lyn Hilfenhaus, Chair, Women's Caucus, California Democratic Party
  • Rich Meager, Chair, El Durado County Democratic Central Committee
  • Cheryl Conway, Vice-Chair, San Luis Obispo County Democratic Central Committee
  • Dr. Kirsten Roling, Northern Vice Chair of the CDP Children's Caucus (for identification purposes only)
  • John Fengler, President, Plumas Democratic Club
  • William McRae, San Diego Regional Coordinator for Moveon.org

John Edwards, Press Release - California Democratic Leaders Endorse John Edwards For President Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/294308

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