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ENDORSEMENTS

Endorsements

National Leaders

The Honorable Jamie Raskin, Congressman

The Honorable Ted Lieu, Congressman

The Honorable Lou Correa, Congressman

The Honorable John Garamendi, Congressman

The Honorable Mike Levin, Congressman

The Honorable Linda Sánchez, Congresswoman

Michael Keegan, President Emeritus of People for the American Way (which was founded by Producer Norman Lear and Congresswoman Barbara Jordan)

Sandra Fluke, Reproductive Justice Advocate

Western States Regional Council of Carpenters

Wylie Aitken, Nationally renowned Attorney; President Emeritus, Consumer Attorneys of California; continually recognized by publications such as the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the Orange County Business Journal as one of the top lawyers; recently inducted into LawDragon 500’s “Hall of Fame;” Repeatedly designated a “Southern California Super Lawyer,” Has been featured in the Best Lawyers in America and The Preeminent Lawyers of America for over 20 years; Philanthropist; Member,  Jefferson’s California Evidence Benchbook Editorial Board; Chair Emeritus, Democratic Foundation of Orange County; State of California Arts Council, Chair Emeritus, Chapman University Board of Trustees

Ashby Jones, Nationally Renowned Orange County Novelist

State Leaders

The Honorable Anthony Rendon, CA Assemblymember, Speaker of the California Assembly Emeritus

The Honorable Tom Umberg, CA State Senator, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee

The Honorable Sharon Quirk-Silva, CA Assemblymember, Chair of the Committee that perhaps most effects Orange County’s economy – the Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, and Tourism

The Honorable Cottie Petrie-Norris, CA Assemblymember, Chair of the Accountability and Administrative Review Committee

The Honorable Tom Daly, CA Assemblymember Emeritus (Chaired the Assembly Insurance Committee)

Law Enforcement

The Honorable Bill Lockyer, CA Attorney General (Ret.)

The Honorable Tom Umberg, CA State Senator, Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee

John Schroeder, CA Attorney for 42 years, and 30 years as Director; Past President and Chairperson of the Board of CHP 11-99 Foundation; The Foundation; The Foundation provides assistance to the California Highway Patrol’s employees and their families

Community Leaders

The Honorable John C. Gastelum, Judge of the Orange County Superior Court

The Honorable Theodore Howard, Judge of the Orange County Superior Court

Hoa Phat, Trusted Money Transfer Service for the Vietnamese Community

Michael Penn, Celtic Bar Association President Emeritus, Chair Democratic Foundation of Orange County

The Honorable Phil Bacerra, Council Member of City of Santa Ana  

The Honorable Ashleigh Aitken, Mayor of Anaheim, and President Emeritus of the Orange County Bar Association

Michael Lindsey, Orange County-based Landscape Architect

Ariana Arestegui, Current Commissioner on the Garden Grove Parks, Recreation, and Arts Commission, and Retired Planning Commissioner on the Garden Grove Planning Commission

Education Leaders

The Honorable Phu Nguyen, Member of the Fountain Valley School District Board of Education

The Honorable Brian Conley, Member Emeritus of the Rancho Santiago Community College District Board of Trustees

The Honorable Jim Moreno, Vice President, Coast Community College District Board of Trustees

Wylie Aitken, Chair Emeritus, Chapman University Board of Trustees

The Honorable Bonnie Castrey, Member of the Huntington Beach Union High School District Board of Education

Dr. Jon Bruschke, Professor at Cal. State Fullerton