LOS ANGELES, CA— Further outperforming his opponents in the race to secure important endorsements, today Secretary of the California Democratic Party Reggie Jones-Sawyer won a high profile endorsement from State Assemblyman Isadore Hall.
“As Secretary of the California Democratic Party, Vice President of his local union, and Director of Asset Management for the City of Los Angeles, Reggie Jones-Sawyer has established himself as an impressive candidate who has the experience necessary to hit the ground running on day one in the legislature,” said Assemblyman Hall. “I’m pleased to join his campaign because I know that he’ll be a strong advocate for the residents of the 59th District in the Capitol.”
“I greatly respect and admire Assemblyman Isadore Hall, and having his support means so much to me,” said Jones-Sawyer. “His coveted endorsement will send a strong message to residents in the new 59th Assembly District that I’ll be a dedicated and enthusiastic advocate for them in the legislature.”
Additionally, Jones-Sawyer has firmly established himself as the frontrunner in the race by racking up a significant list of endorsements from influential labor groups including: UNITE HERE Local 11, Laborers (LiUNA) Local 300 & Local 777, Communications Workers of America (CWA) Southern California Council, UA Local 78 Plumbers, Teamsters Joint Council 42, National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 24, Los Angeles Professional Managers Association, Los Angeles General Services Police Officers Association, and the Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers’ Association.
Jones-Sawyer has also picked up a number of powerful endorsements from elected leaders, including: former Congresswoman Diane Watson, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, Congresswoman Laura Richardson, State Senator Alex Padilla, State Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod, State Assemblyman Steve Bradford, State Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes, State Assemblyman Ricardo Lara, State Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Los Angeles City Councilman Tony Cardenas, Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz, and Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel.
The new 59th Florence-Graham District includes many of the same neighborhoods in the former 48th Assembly District.