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PRESS RELEASE

September 21, 2016

Local Democrats Announce Official Endorsements

 

FRESNO—The Fresno County Democratic Party has concluded its process for endorsements in local races. The list of endorsees, including the previously endorsed candidates at the state and federal level, appears below. Links to the campaigns’ online presence is included where available.

  • U.S. President: Hillary Clinton
  • U.S. Senate: Kamala Harris
  • U.S. Congress District 4: Robert Derlet
  • U.S. Congress District 16: Jim Costa
  • U.S. Congress District 21: Emilio Huerta
  • U.S. Congress District 22: Louie Campos
  • State Assembly District 31: Joaquin Arambula
  • City of Fresno Mayor: Henry Perea
  • Fresno City Council District 5: Luis Chavez
  • Kerman City Council: Espi Sandoval
  • Mendota City Council: Victor Martinez
  • City of Sanger Mayor: Raul Cantu
  • Sanger City Council District 1: Melissa Hurtado
  • Sanger City Council District 3: Daniel Martinez
  • San Joaquin City Council: Eva Luna and Marta Silva
  • Selma City Council: Jim Avalos
  • Fresno County Board of Education District 3: Nelson Esparza
  • State Center Community College District Trustee Area 3: John Leal
  • State Center Community College District Trustee Area 6: David Rowell
  • Clovis Unified School District Trustee Area 5: Scott Troescher
  • Central Unified School District Trustee Area 6: Richard Martinez
  • Fresno Unified School District Trustee Area 2: Yuritzy Villasenor
  • Kerman Unified School District Trustee Area 3: Maria Medina
  • Selma Health Care District: Doug Kessler and Lorane Avalos

The chair of the Fresno County Democratic Party, Michael D. Evans, noted that an unprecedented number of candidates sought the party’s endorsement this election cycle. “We have an outstanding slate of Democratic candidates. Some of our endorsement decisions were difficult,” Evans said, “but we have endorsed individuals who will have an immediate positive impact on our communities.”

The Fresno County Democratic Party focuses on educating voters and turning out the vote. The official Coordinated Campaign headquarters is at 1035 U Street in downtown Fresno. To volunteer or for more information, contact 559-495-0606 or fresnocountydemocrats@yahoo.com.

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Fresno County Democratic Women’s Club

Fresno, California 

Founded in 1932: The Oldest Continuously Operating Democratic Club in California

P.O. BOX 5055

Fresno, California 93755-5055

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The FRESNO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S CLUB (FCDWC), founded in 1932, started the MANNING SCHOLARSHIP FUND for CSU FRESNO students in 1993.

Once the scholarship account reached a $2,500 balance, it was turned over to the CSU FRESNO

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION for administration.

The first scholarship recipient was JAMIE HERNANDEZ in 2001, who was presented a $500 award.

Since 2001, the club has awarded over $18,000 in scholarships, including this year’s scholarship winners MARIA AVILA CALDERON, SAUL ENRIQUEZ CAMACHO, and ASHLEIGH SOLIS, each receiving $500.

The 3 scholarship winners for 2016 will be welcomed at

the SEPTEMBER 26 lunch meeting of the Club at the Ramada Inn, Shaw and Fresno streets.

The scholarship winners will also be recognized at the Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala at the Save

Mart Center on October 15.

For more information call: Carole at 559-289-3989

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For more information: Carole Laval, cell 559-289-3989, email claval@comcast.net

9-21-2016

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