Correa grabs Law Enforcement Endorsements for CD-46

Sen. Lou Correa speaking on Senate floor (File Photo)

Sen. Lou Correa speaking on Senate floor (File Photo)

Off the wire, another endorsement on note for Lou Correa.


California Police Chiefs’ Association Endorses Former State Senator Correa for Congress

SANTA ANA, CA— Underscoring his stellar record on public safety issues, today former State Senator Lou Correa landed a major, statewide organizational endorsement from the California Police Chiefs’ Association in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat.

Former State Senator Lou Correa responded to news of the endorsement by remarking:

“I have enjoyed a strong and productive working with relationship with our law enforcement and public safety leaders and organizations throughout my career in local and state office.  This endorsement from the California Police Chiefs’ Association, speaks volumes about my extensive public safety record. It’s also a testament to my determination to ensure that local law enforcement agencies have the resources and the tools to work with and keep our communities and neighborhoods safe.  I am honored and deeply touched by this endorsement.”

Showcasing his dynamic support from throughout the 46th Congressional District and across California, former Senator Correa has won endorsements from the following leaders and organizations:


  • California Police Chiefs’ Association
  • California Small Business Association
  • Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36
  • Elected Leaders 
  • House Democratic Caucus Chair & Congressman Xavier Becerra
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Congresswoman Linda Sánchez
  • Congresswoman & former State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass
  • Congressman Juan Vargas
  • Congressman Alan Lowenthal
  • Congressman  Pete Aguilar
  • Congressman Ted Lieu
  • Congressman Tony Cardenas
  • Congresswoman Norma Torres
  • Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD.
  • Congressman Ruben Gallego
  • Congressman Luis Gutierrez
  • Congressman Ruben Hinojosa
  • Congressman  Filemon Vela
  • California’s State Treasurer John Chiang
  • California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson
  • California State Senate President Pro-Tem Kevin de León
  • California Board of Equalization Chair Jerome Horton
  • California Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante (Ret.)
  • California Latino Legislative Caucus Chair and State Assemblyman Luis Alejo
  • California Legislative Black Caucus Chair & State Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer
  • California State Senator and former Air Force General Richard Roth
  • California State Senator & LGBT trailblazer Mark Leno
  • California State Senator & Labor Committee Chair Tony Mendoza
  • California State Assemblywoman & former San Diego Central Labor Council Leader Lorena Gonzalez
  • Santa Ana City Council Member Michele Martinez
  • Santa Ana Unified School District Board President John Palacio
  • Santa Ana Unified School District Clerk Valerie Amezcua
  • Santa Ana Unified School District Board Member José Alfredo Hernández, J.D.
  • Anaheim Union High School District Board President Annemarie Randle-Trejo
  • Anaheim Union High School District Board Member Al Jabbar
  • Anaheim City School District Board of Education President Bob Gardner
  • Anaheim City School District Board of Education Member Ryan Ruelas
  • Anaheim Police Chief John Welter (Ret.)*
  • City of Garden Grove City Council Member Kris Beard
  • Huntington Beach Unified School District Board Member Bonnie Castrey
  • Los Angeles City Councilman, past State Senator Gil Cedillo
  • Community Leaders
  • South County Labor Chair Ray Cordova*
  • Orange County-based LGBT activist Gregory Willenborg*For more information, please visit
  • Correa served in the California State Senate, representing the 34th District, from 2006- 2014 and served the cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Stanton and Westminster. Prior to the Senate, he served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors representing the 1st District. Before his time on the Board, Correa served in the California State Assembly representing the 69th District. *Titles for Identification Purposes Only.

  2 comments for “Correa grabs Law Enforcement Endorsements for CD-46

  1. December 10, 2015 at 9:53 am

    No doubt. Lou’s statement Tuesday in Anaheim for letting District 3 vote was good, but he remains the best candidate in C-46 for locking people up and throwing away the key.

    • December 10, 2015 at 2:55 pm

      something you know quite well.

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