LAGUNA BEACH – Today, adding to the flurry of endorsements from Democratic Party elected officials and party leaders, California Democratic Party Region 17 Director, Florice Hoffman endorsed Dr. Hans Keirstead for Congress saying:
“I’m excited to support Dr. Hans Keirstead for Congress. Throughout his career he has shown his ability to think outside of the box to develop solutions to complex problems, like spinal cord injury and ovarian cancer,” stated Florice Hoffman.
“Hans will use this same approach to solve our nation’s problems: making housing, education, and healthcare more affordable and accessible for all Americans. He will make a great Congressman for the 48th District,” said Florice Hoffman.
In addition to serving as Region 17 Director, Florice has spent her life fighting for worker’s rights and championing the values of the Democratic Party.
This latest endorsement adds to the overwhelming support from Democratic Party elected officials for Hans Keirstead for Congress. Hans is the only candidate in the race with endorsements from members of Congress and his campaign is anchored by activist and party leader support including:
- Congressman Jerry McNerney, CA-9
- Congressman Bill Foster, IL-11
- California State Senator Bill Dodd, District 3
- Mayor Pro Tem Ross Chun, City of Aliso Viejo
- Councilwoman Melissa Fox, City of Irvine
- Mayor Shirley Dettloff, City of Huntington Beach (ret.)
- Mary Carter, Laguna Beach Democratic Club
Hans Keirstead announced his run for Congress on June 15th and with just two weeks remaining in the fundraising quarter he out-raised the entire primary field. He has led the primary field in fundraising every quarter since he announced — with 80% of his grassroots support coming from individuals giving under $100.
Hans’ campaign for Congress has been featured in national and local news outlets including CNN, The New York Times, Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times.