LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, announced the endorsement of eight openly-LGBTQ+ candidates for local offices. The organization announced the following endorsements:
Culver City Council: Freddy Puza
Morgan Hill City Council, District C: Rene Spring
North Orange County Community College District Trustee: Miguel Alvarez
Palm Springs City Council, District 4: Christy Holstege
Palm Springs City Council, District 5: Lisa Middleton
Roseville City School Board of Education: Gary Miller
West Contra Costa Unified School District Trustee, Area 5: Carolyn Wysinger
Names shown in bold indicate an openly LGBTQ candidate.
Equality California released the following statement from Executive Director Rick Zbur:
“Today, less than 100 days out from the November election, we are proud to endorse seven openly LGBTQ+ champions in their respective races. They are part of the largest group of openly LGBTQ+ candidates to run for office across the country, and we look forward to supporting their campaigns. Equality California remains committed to building a bench of LGBTQ+ leaders across the Golden State — and that starts with phenomenal leaders like these seven candidates.”
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