FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2016
Contact: Mike Trujillo
Daily Breeze Endorses Nanette Barragán in CA-44
SAN PEDRO, CA – Moving in to the final month of the election, Nanette Barragán is building crucial momentum in the race for California’s 44thdistrict. Yesterday, she scored a resounding endorsement from the Daily Breeze, the local paper for the cities of the South Bay.
From the Daily Breeze editorial:
Citing transportation and environmental policy as among her top concerns, Barragan, an issues and policy-oriented candidate, seeks bipartisan solutions immigration and veterans’ issues and homelessness.
With her intellect and passion for improving ordinary people’s lives, Barragan has the potential to be not only an effective advocate for the district in Congress but a prominent voice on issues she champions.
Read the full endorsement here.
This is the third major editorial endorsement for Nanette Barragán. The former councilwoman also earned the support of the Los Angeles Times and the Compton Herald earlier this year.
Barragán, the daughter of immigrants from Mexico, lives in San Pedro and grew up in Carson and the surrounding areas where she attended Stephen M. White Jr. High School, learned to swim at the Carson Pool, and studied at the Carson Library. She worked her way through UCLA and law school at USC before becoming a long-time advocate for the environment and the first elected Latina member of the Hermosa Beach City Council. She was also a leader in the fight against Measure O, a ballot measure that would have allowed oil companies to drill for oil in the Santa Monica Bay. She currently works with one of Los Angeles’s largest and most prominent children’s advocacy organizations to provide free legal services to children in foster care who have special education needs.
Find more information here: www.barraganforcongress.com.