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For Immediate Release
October 13, 2015
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
Endorsement from Congressman, Former Senator & Past Air Force Prosecutor Ted Lieu Demonstrates Correa’s Continued Momentum
SANTA ANA, CA— Reflecting his broadening support, today former State Senator Lou Correa earned a hefty endorsement from Congressman Ted Lieu in his bid to represent California’s 46th District in Congress.
Lieu currently represents California’s 33rd District in Congress. Prior being elected to federal office, Lieu served in the State Senate and the State Assembly. Before his time in the State Legislature, Lieu served on the Torrance City Council and as a United States Air Force Prosecutor.
“Lou Correa and I served together in the State Senate and the State Assembly,” said Congressman Ted Lieu. “We collaborated on a wide range of issues, from enhancing public safety and expanding economic development, to increasing investments in our education system, creating more jobs, and improving our state’s infrastructure. Lou’s immense experience combined with his deep devotion to public service and improving the lives of those he represents makes him extremely qualified to serve in Congress. He has my full, enthusiastic support.”
Congressman Ted Lieu’s endorsement follows yesterday’s announcement that South County Labor Chair Ray Cordova was also backing Correa’s Congressional run. It follows scores of recent endorsements that Correa’s campaign has rolled out, including the following leaders and groups:
California Small Business Association
Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Congresswoman Linda Sánchez
Congresswoman & former State Assembly Speaker Karen Bass
Congressman Juan Vargas
Congressman Alan Lowenthal
Congressman Pete Aguilar
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 Latino Legislative Caucus Chair and State Assemblyman Luis Alejo
State Senator and former Air Force General Richard Roth
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
Los Angeles City Councilman, past State Senator Gil Cedillo
South County Labor Chairman Ray Cordova*
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.
For more information, please visit www.LouCorrea.com.