Brandman Overwhelming Choice of Anaheim Stakeholders for Council District 3

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MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release
July 28, 2016

Contact: Dennis DeSnoo, (714) 813-3452

BRANDMAN OVERWHELMING CHOICE OF ANAHEIM STAKEHOLDERS FOR COUNCIL DISTRICT 3

Anaheim Councilman Jordan Brandman wraps up major endorsements and overwhelming fundraising advantage in race for reelection in new Council District 3.

ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim City Councilman Jordan Brandman today released the enthusiastic endorsements of major stakeholder organizations throughout the City of Anaheim, as well as having amassed more than $153,000 in the January-June reporting period.

Brandman has been endorsed for reelection to the Anaheim City Council from Council District 3 by a broad coalition that represents organized labor, public employees, public safety officers, and business organizations:

  • AFSCME District Council 36
  • Anaheim Firefighters Association Local 2899
  • Anaheim Municipal Employees Association
  • Anaheim Police Officers PAC
  • IBEW Local 47
  • Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Orange County Employees Association
  • SEIU United Service Workers West
  • Teamsters Local 952
  • Anaheim Chamber of Commerce PAC
  • Orange County Business Council
  • Support Our Anaheim Resort PAC

“From the beginning, Jordan Brandman has fought to grow our local economy, create good jobs to support Anaheim residents, and protect the dignity of our working people,” said Ernesto Medrano, Council Representative at the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council.

Rick Cheatham, President of Anaheim Firefighters Association Local 2899, explained, “Restoring public safety services for all residents has been a key priority. Thanks to Councilmember Brandman and the City Council, we’ve been able to hire new firefighters, build a new fire station, and improve emergency response times across the city.”

Reflecting this broad base of support throughout the Council District 3 and the City of Anaheim, Brandman announced that he had raised more than $153,000 to put toward his reelection in the first reporting period of 2016. “I have been humbled by the unwavering support we’ve gathered for reelection,” Brandman said. “I believe it’s based in all the hard work this broad, representative coalition has done over the last four years for the people of Anaheim. I’m ready to take that support and talk to every single voter in Council District 3 between now and Election Day.”

Jordan Brandman was elected at-large to the Anaheim City Council in 2012. A resident of the Anaheim Colony Historic District, he is running for reelection in the newly drawn Council District 3. Prior to his term on the City Council, he served on the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2012 and on the Anaheim Public Utilities Board from 2007 to 2012. A graduate of UC Irvine, he is District Director to the Majority Leader of the California State Assembly.

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