Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Assemblyman Jose Solorio have made the right choice on who to support for Lieutenant Governor in California.Â As Matt Cunningham would say, these came over the transom today. All we need is Lou Correa to endorse and all of the big three in Orange County will be backing Janice for LG! This should hand her a big victory in Orange County, which has over half a million registered Democrats. Below are the Press Releases.
|For Immediate Release
April 28, 2010
Contact: Michael Trujillo
CONGRESSWOMAN LORETTA SANCHEZ ENDORSES JANICE HAHN FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
Momentum continues to build among Latinos for Hahn
“Janice Hahn is the woman we need in the state capitol to protect higher education and the environment,” said Congresswoman Sanchez. “Janice is ready, she is qualified and she has my full support.”
“I am humbled to have earned the support of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, who has been a real leader in California and in Congress,” said Hahn. “I will work with Congresswoman Sanchez to bring the resources back to California to get us moving forward again.”
Sanchez represents California’s 47th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana and Fullerton in Orange County. She was elected in November 1996, beating long-time rightwing Republican Cong. Bob Dornan and becoming the first – and still only – Democrat to represent Orange County in Congress since 1984. She is currently serving her seventh term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A recognized leader on national security, intelligence, and counterterrorism issues, Sanchez serves as the Vice Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee and is a member of the Subcommittees on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology. She is also the ranking woman on the House Armed Services Committee, where she chairs the Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities (TUTC) Subcommittee.
Hahn also has been endorsed in the Democratic primary by the California Labor Federation, Service Employees International Union, California Federation of Teachers, California Professional Firefighters, Communications Workers of America, Teamsters, Laborers International, EMILY’s List, National Organization for Women (NOW), National Women’s Political Caucus, Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), Los Angeles City Fire Department Chief Officers Association, Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association, Los Angeles Airport Police and Southern California Pipe Trades District Council 16, among many others.
STATE ASSEMBLYMAN JOSE SOLORIO ENDORSES JANICE HAHN FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
Orange County legislator praises Hahn’s leadership on public safety and job issues
“Janice Hahn will be a strong leader on public safety and job creation issues,” Solorio said. “Janice Hahn is ready to stand up for victims of crime and those on unemployment who are eager to work.”
“Assemblyman Solorio is a respected leader in Orange County and California,” Hahn said. “l will work with him to improve public safety, grow our economy and ensure that every community has a seat at the table as we reform California.”
Solorio represents the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana and Garden Grove in California’s 69th Assembly district. He serves on the Appropriations, Local Government and Transportation Assembly committees, and is the Chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Insurance. He previously chaired the Assembly Public Safety Committee.