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Ricardo Lara Advances to November General Election in Historic Run for Insurance Commissioner
June 5, 2018 at 9:51 pm

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June 5, 2018

CONTACT: Samuel Garrett-Pate, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (973) 476-3770/EMAIL: sam@eqca.org

LOS ANGELES — Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights organization, released the following statement from Executive Director Rick Zbur Tuesday night after Senator Ricardo Lara advanced to the November general election in his historic race for California Insurance Commissioner:

“California voters made history today, as Senator Ricardo Lara is one step closer to becoming the state’s first openly LGBTQ statewide elected official. Ricardo has been a fierce, loyal and dedicated leader for California’s LGBTQ and immigrant communities, working to tear down barriers and ensure equality for all. As California’s next Insurance Commissioner, he’ll be a champion in the fight for quality, affordable healthcare for all.”


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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