Top Democratic and Progressive Electeds in California Endorse Jimmy Gomez

By: Jimmy Gomez

Governor Gavin Newsom, Senator Alex Padilla, Reps. Adam Schiff, Ro Khanna, and a host of other elected officials from across California praise Congressman Gomez as a true, proven, progressive champion.

Los Angeles, April 21, 2022 – Cementing his status among the powerful California delegation, Congressman Gomez’s re-election campaign received a boost from a long list of Democratic officials, highlighted by the strongest progressive leaders within the Party.

Senator Alex Padilla spoke to Congressman Gomez’s ability to deliver results, saying:

“In Congress, it’s important to have dedicated and committed allies who can deliver on our progressive agenda. Congressman Jimmy Gomez and I worked together to secure federal funds to restore the LA River and combat climate change, help Californians stay housed during pandemic, and increase citizenship education to help the next generation of immigrants become U.S. citizens. Jimmy is a proven progressive who delivers for us everyday. I am excited to stand with him in his re-election campaign.”

Governor Newsom echoed a similar sentiment in his statement:

“Californians can count on Jimmy Gomez to deliver real results for the people. From bringing federal dollars back, to opening COVID19 testing and vaccination sites, to helping people stay housed and small businesses open, he is a proven progressive who delivers for us. We need Jimmy back in Congress and I’m proud to endorse his re-election ”

Congressman Adam Schiff and Congressman Ro Khanna, both highlighted their colleagues’ proven commitment to progressive issues like fighting climate change and supporting voting rights. Rep. Khanna, also the former Co-Chair of Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, said:

“I know Jimmy well and have seen firsthand his commitment to climate justice, energy reform, and environmental protections. He is a true champion of the environment and a proven progressive who delivers for our movement. I am proud to endorse him for re-election.”

While Congressman Schiff added:

“Our democracy is under attack, and we need proven progressives like Jimmy Gomez who are leading the fight against right-wing, anti-democratic extremism. I know Jimmy understands the threats facing our country, and that he’ll stand up to protect the right to vote and the ability of working families to afford food, housing and other basic necessities. That’s why I hope you will join me and support his re-election.”

In addition to these names, Congressman Gomez included a list of his other colleagues from across California supporting his campaign as a proven progressive who delivers for his constituents, including:

  • Rep. Alan Lowenthal
  • Rep. Ami Bera
  • Rep. Anna Eshoo 
  • Rep. Barbara Lee
  • Rep. Brad Sherman
  • Rep. Eric Swalwell
  • Rep. Jared Huffman
  • Rep. Jimmy Panetta
  • Rep. John Garamendi
  • Rep. Josh Harder
  • Rep. Juan Vargas 
  • Rep. Judy Chu
  • Rep. Linda SĂĄnchez
  • Rep. Mark Takano
  • Rep. Maxine Waters
  • Rep. Nanette BarragĂĄn
  • Rep. Pete Aguilar
  • Rep. Sara Jacobs 
  • Rep. Ted Lieu
  • Rep. Tony Cardenas
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