SACRAMENTO–Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.
The group says Clinton “has been fighting on behalf of the Latino community throughout her career, and as president she will continue to work hard for the many Latino families throughout California. She is committed to enacting comprehensive immigration reform to create a pathway to citizenship and keep families together. She will always fight for better job opportunities for all Latino families and work to expand access to quality, affordable healthcare for all.”
“I am proud to personally support former Secretary Hillary Clinton in her candidacy for President of the United States,” said Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) who serves as Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. “For decades, California’s Latino legislators have fought to build bridges of opportunity for Californians. Hillary Clinton has been a lifetime champion for the same things we fight for in California’s Latino community: better jobs, better education, better healthcare and an opportunity for hard-working Californians to achieve their dreams for themselves and their families.
California Latino Legislative Caucus members who have individually endorsed Hillary Clinton include:
Assm. Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus
Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego), Vice Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus
Sen. Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), California State Senate President Pro Tempore
Assm. Anthony Rendon (D-Los Angeles), Speaker of the California State Assembly
Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-Azusa)
Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens)
Sen. Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia)
Assm. Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno)
Assm. Ian Calderon (D-Whittier)
Assm. Nora Campos (D-San Jose)
Assm. Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens)
Assm. Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles)
Assm. Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego)
Assm. Patty Lopez (D-San Fernando)
Assm. Jose Medina (D-Riverside)
Assm. Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona)
Assm. Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles)
Assm. Susan Talamantes-Eggman (D-Stockton)
Assm. Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond)
The Latino Legislative Caucus serves as a forum for members from the California State Senate and Assembly to identify key issues affecting Latinos and develop avenues to empower the Latino Community throughout the State.