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Equality California Endorses Pro-Equality and Openly LGBTQ Candidates for Office
December 10, 2019 at 8:26 am

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December 10, 2019

CONTACT: Josh Stickney, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (405) 315-4151/EMAIL: press@eqca.org

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization, announced endorsements of 12 pro-equality 2020 candidates on Tuesday. The organization released the following statement from Executive Director Rick Zbur:

“From local boards to Congress, Equality California remains dedicated to helping elect pro-equality champions up and down the ballot. We are proud to endorse these twelve pro-equality and openly LGBTQ champions who will advocate for our LGBTQ community in their hometowns, Sacramento and Washington, D.C. In 2018 we brought the ‘rainbow wave’ to California and in 2020, we are going to bring the ‘rainbow tsunami’ to the Golden State.”

The following candidates received endorsements:

Congressional District 53: Georgette Gómez and Sara Jacobs (dual endorsement)
Congressional District 8: Chris Bubser
Senate District 19: Monique Limón
Senate District 21: Kipp Mueller
Senate District 29: Josh Newman
Assembly District 55: Andrew Rodriguez
Assembly District 73: Scott Rhinehart
San Diego Supervisor, District 3: Terra Lawson-Remer
Los Angeles Community College District Board: David Vela
National City City Council: Marcus Bush
Sacramento City Council: Steve Hansen

Names shown in bold indicate an openly LGBTQ candidate.

For a full list of Equality California’s 2020 endorsements to date, visit eqca.org/elections.


Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization. We bring the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve. www.eqca.org

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