DOWNEY - Richard Daggett, president of the Polio Survivors Association, will be DOWNEY - Downey Mayor Luis Marquez, a candidate for the newly-created 58th Assembly district, announced this week that he secured endorsements from Rep. Linda Sanchez, Assemblyman Tony Mendoza and his boss, Sen. Alan Lowenthal."When I announced my candidacy just 10 days ago, I was so proud of the initial support I‚Äàreceived from local leaders representing cities in the 58th Assembly District," Marquez said in a statement. "These latest endorsements demonstrate the broad base of support we're building throughout this district." Marquez previously announced support from Downey councilmen Roger Brossmer and Fernando Vasquez, Norwalk councilmen Mike Mendez and Marcel Rodarte, and other local political officials, including councilmembers from Pico Rivera, Artesia, Bellflower and Cerritos. The 58th Assembly district was recently created by the state and does not have an incumbent.
********** Published: October 27, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 28