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Endorsements

Senator Toni Atkins

Senate President Pro Tempore
Toni Atkins

“Dr. Akilah Weber has devoted her career to helping people in their most vulnerable moments. As a physician and surgeon, Dr. Weber has helped thousands of women and girls lead healthier lives. As an educator and local City Councilmember, she has worked to make her community stronger. Right now, California needs Dr. Weber’s leadership and her understanding of the complex public health and economic challenges we face. I’m proud to join with leaders from throughout San Diego County in supporting Dr. Akilah Weber for State Assembly in this important special election.”

Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis

“Dr. Akilah Weber is the kind of leader we need right now; a physician with a deep commitment to improving public health and healthcare for every Californian. As an educator and City Councilmember, Dr. Weber has found even more ways to give back and strengthen the community. She will be a tireless advocate for her constituents, and we would be lucky to have her in the State Assemby working for us. I’m proud to announce my endorsement of Dr. Akilah Weber.”

Mayor Todd Gloria

“Dr. Akilah Weber has earned a well-deserved reputation as a leader who can be counted on to solve problems and get things done. Dr. Weber is one of San Diego County’s leading physicians and has helped thousands of women and girls in her practice, all while serving her community on the City Council and through her volunteer work. She believes passionately in public service and helping others, and is committed to expanding access to health care and improving public health in our communities. Dr. Weber’s public health expertise will be critical in the State Assembly.”

CA Treasurer Fiona Ma

Dr Shirley Weber

CA Secretary of State
Dr. Shirley Weber

CA Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

La Mesa Mayor
Mark Arapostathis

Monica Montgomery

San Diego Councilmember Monica Montgomery Steppe

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San Diego Councilmember Raul Campillo

San Diego Port Commissioner
Rafael Castellanos

La Mesa Councilmember Colin Parent

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CA Assemblymember
Mike A. Gipson

CA Assemblymember Jim Cooper

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta, American Labor Leader

Steve Padilla

Chula Vista Councilmember, Stephen Padilla

California Democratic Party Endorsement

Elected Endorsements 

Congressman Scott Peters

California State Senator Steve Bradford

California State Senator Blanca Rubio

California State Senator Richard Pan

California Assemblymember Tom Daly

California Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris

California Assemblymember Evan Low

California Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

California Assemblymember Buffy Wicks

California Assemblymember Blanca Rubio

California Assemblymember Christina Garcia

California Assemblymember Laura Friedman

California Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

California Assemblymember Autumn Burke

California Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

California Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin

National City Councilmember Mona Rios

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear

Chula Vista Councilmember Jill Galvez

La Mesa Councilmember Jack Shu

La Mesa Councilmember Bill Baber

Lemon Grove Councilmember George Gastil 

State Senator Holly Mitchell (Ret.)

State Senator Christine Kehoe (Ret.)

 

Organizational Endorsement 

Service Employees International Union California

Young Democrats of California

San Diego County Young Democrats

California Democratic Legislative Women’s Caucus

Sierra Club

California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee

California Legislative Black Caucus

California Faculty Association

California League of Conservation Voters

Equality California

Eastlake-Bonita Democrats

Consumer Attorneys of California 

San Diego Psychiatric Society

Courage California

NARAL Pro-Choice California

Community Endorsements 

Rachel Ortiz Founder and Executive Director of Barrio Station

Community Leader Carlton Overstreet

Community Leader Geneviéve Jones-Wright

Community Leader Alyce Pipkin-Allen

Community Leader Elida Chavez

Community Leader Kathleen Harmon 

Rev. Shane Harris