For Immediate Release
June 29, 2017
Compton Mayor Aja Brown Backs Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor
Mayor is joined by Council Colleague McCoy in endorsing Villaraigosa
LOS ANGELES — Compton Mayor Aja Brown joined council colleague Tana McCoy in announcing their endorsement today of Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor of California.
Mayor Brown Statement:
“Antonio Villaraigosa knows what it means to stand up for his community and fight for equal rights and access. As a former President of the Southern California chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and organizer for working families, Antonio has a proven track record in defending progressive values. He is the right choice for Compton, and for all Californians.”
Antonio Villaraigosa Statement:
“I am so proud to have the support of these visionary local government leaders,” said Villaraigosa. “We’re going to build a better future for California from the ground up, and I look forward to working with Compton and cities across our state to create opportunities and defend our shared values.”
As a public servant, Villaraigosa served as Mayor of Los Angeles (2005-2013), Los Angeles City Council
Member (2003-2005), Speaker of the California Assembly (1998-2000), California State Assembly Member (1994-2000). Should Villaraigosa become elected, he would be California’s first Latino governorsince 1875.
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