California House Democrats Continue to Rally Behind Pete Aguilar For Congress in CA-31

March 5, 2014

California House Democrats Continue to Rally Behind Pete Aguilar For Congress in CA-31

(San Bernardino, CA) – Redland Mayor Pete Aguilar, a Democratic candidate for Congress in California’s 31st district received the endorsement of Representative Jerry McNerney (CA-9), his campaign announced today. 

“I’m backing Mayor Pete Aguilar because he is a proven leader who will bring people together to deliver results for California families, like creating jobs, protecting our environment, and standing up for our seniors and veterans,” said Congressman McNerney in announcing his endorsement.

Commenting on today’s endorsement, Pete Aguilar said, “I’m very pleased to have Congressman McNerney join our growing coalition. With the support of community leaders from across the Inland Empire and California, I’m ready to lead the fight to create jobs, grow our economy, and help rebuild the Inland Empire’s middle class.”

Congressman McNerney joins 15 other members of the California Congressional delegation endorsing Aguilar’s congressional bid. They are:

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Congresswoman Karen Bass

Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Janice Hahn

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

Congressman Alan Lowenthal

Congressman George Miller

Congresswoman Gloria Negrete McLeod

Congressman Scott Peters

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Congressman Adam Schiff

Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Mark Takano

Congressman Henry Waxman

Earlier this year, Aguilar also received endorsements from California League of Conservation Voters, Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, and the support of over two-thirds of 31st district delegates of the California Democratic Party.

Pete Aguilar is a small business owner and Mayor of Redlands. He is a strong advocate for economic growth and fairness in the Inland Empire, a leader who has reached across party lines to serve the best interests of the middle class in San Bernardino County.

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