Endorsements

“I’m grateful for the endorsements from local leaders and community organizations and appreciative of the faith they have in my leadership at this critical moment for our city. As our Mayor, I look forward to collaborating with them as we shape a city where every neighborhood and resident is healthy, safe, and thriving.” - Rex Richardson

Vice Mayor Rex Richardson has received endorsements from:

Organizations
California Environmental Voters
LA League of Conservation Voters
Sierra Club
ArtsPAC
Women of Long Beach PAC
Black Women Organized for Political Action PAC
Run for Something PAC
Working Families Party
The Collective PAC

Democratic Organizations
California Democratic Party
Los Angeles County Democratic Party
Long Beach Democratic Club
Long Beach Young Democrats
Democratic Women's Study Club of Long Beach
Stonewall Democratic Club
California Black Women's Democratic Club
California College Democrats
Heart of LA Democratic Club
Our Revolution

Working Families
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Los Angeles/Orange County Building Trades Council
Long Beach Firefighters Association, Local 372 
California Nurses Association
California Faculty Association, Long Beach State Chapter
Teamsters Joint Council 42
IAM Local Lodge 1930
IATSE 33
IBEW Local 11
Ironworkers Local 416
Ironworkers Local 433
Laborers 1309
Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36
UA 78
UA 250
UA 398
SEIU United Healthcare Workers
SEIU 721
SEIU 2015
UFCW 324
UNITE HERE Local 11
USW Local 675
ATU Local 1277
National Union of Healthcare Workers
Southwest Regional Carpenters
ILWU Local 94
Black Probation Officers Association

State and Federal Leaders
Congresswoman Nanette Barragan
California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara
Senator Lena Gonzalez
Senator Sydney Kamlager-Dove
Senator Maria Elena Durazo
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon
Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gomez Reyes
Assemblymember Mike Gipson
Assemblymember Isaac Bryan
Assemblymember Chris Holden
Assemblymember Tasha Boerner-Horvath
Assemblymember Mike Fong
Assemblymember Luz Rivas
Assemblymember Laura Friedman

City and County Leaders
Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly Mitchell
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn
Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis
Long Beach City Councilmember Mary Zendejas
Long Beach City Councilmember Cindy Allen
Long Beach City Councilmember Dr. Suely Saro
Long Beach City Councilmember Roberto Uranga
Long Beach City Councilmember (Ret.) Gerrie Schipske
President, Long Beach Harbor Commission, Steven Neal

Long Beach Education Leaders
Long Beach Unified School District Board President Dr. Juan Benitez, Ph.D.
Long Beach Unified School District Board Member Diana Craighead
Long Beach Unified School District Board Member Erik Miller
Long Beach Community College Board of Trustees President Uduak-Joe Ntuk
Long Beach Community College Board of Trustees Vice President Herlinda Chico
Long Beach Community College Trustee Vivian Malauulu 

Mayors
Carson Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes
Carson Mayor Pro Tem Jawane Hilton
Claremont Mayor Jed Leano
Compton Mayor Emma Sharif
Covina Mayor Jorge Marquez
Culver City Mayor Pro-tem Alex Fisch
Downey Mayor Blanca Pacheco
Duarte Mayor Margaret Finlay
El Monte Mayor Jessica Ancona
Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren
Garden Grove Mayor Pro-Tem Kim Nguyen
Gardena Mayor Tasha Cerda
Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts
Los Angeles Mayor (Ret.) Antonio Villaraigosa 
Paramount Mayor Brenda Olmos
Rialto Mayor Deborah Robertson
Stockton Mayor (Ret.) Michael Tubbs
Tustin Mayor Letitia Clark
Wildomar Mayor Ben Benoit

Regional Leaders
Alhambra Councilmember Adele Andrade Stadler
Artesia Councilmember Ali Sajjat Taj
Bellflower Councilmember Ray Hamada
Bellflower Councilmember Victor Sanchez
Cerritos Councilmember Frank Yokoyama
Charter Oak Unified School District Board Member Kristin McGuire
Downey, Mario Trujillo
Hercules, Alex Walker-Griffin
Huntington Beach Councilmember Dan Kalmick
Lakewood Councilmember Arial Pe
Los Angeles Council President Nury Martinez
Los Angeles Councilmember Curren Price
Los Angeles Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson
Los Angeles Councilmember Paul Koretz
Lynwood Councilmember Jose Solache
Lynwood Unfiied School District Board of Education Member Gary Hardie
Paramount Unified School District Vice President Diana Martinez
Rolling Hills Councilmember Pat Wilson
West Hollywood Councilmember Lindsay Horvath
West Covina Councilmember Brian Tabatabai 
Whitter Councilmember Fernando Dutra
Ventura County Supervisor Carmen Ramirez

Uptown Neighborhood Leaders: 
Araceli Sanchez- Cherry Manor Association
Art Siegrist - Hamilton Neighborhood Association
Dale Lauderback- Ramona Park Neighborhood Association
Dan Pressburg - De Forest Park Neighborhood
Eileen Oien - St. Francis Neighborhood Association
Gloria Bradley - Bixby Knolls Country Club Manor
Janet Lugo - Neyham neighborhood association
Jeff Rowe - Nehyam Neighborhood Association
Jimmy Murray - Starr King Neighborhood Association
Joey King- Collins Neighborhood Association
Joni Ricks-Odie - De Forest Park Neighborhood
Joseph Hower - Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association
Juanita Doplemore- Collins Neighborhood
LaVerne Duncan - Andy Street Community Association
Linda Wilson- College Square Neighborhood Association
Mary Gallardo- Cherry Manor Neighborhood Association
Mary Hinds - Bixby Knolls
Monica Rodriguez-Keller- Starr King Neighborhood Association
Natalie Hernandez - Associate Director, Climate Resolve 
Ralph Brooks - Houghton Park Neighborhood Association
Renette Mazza - Hamilton Neighborhood Association
Ron Arias- Bixby Knolls, Former Long Beach Health Department Director
Tunua Thrash-Ntuk - Riverdale Neighborhood

East Long Beach Neighborhood Leaders:
Gerrie Schipske - El Dorado Park
Julie Dean - Belmont Shore Residents
Wynn Sulc - Belmont Shore Mobile Estates Resident Association
Theresa Marino - Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association
Adam Carillo - Rancho Home Estates
Mike Clemson - Long Beach Transit
Susana Gonzalez Edmond - Plaza Neighborhood
Elaine Hutchinson - Park Estates Neighborhood
Kris Ajello - El Dorado Park Estates
Randy Zarn - Los Altos Neighborhood
Theresa Bixby - University Park Estates
Blake Campbell - Los Altos Neighborhood
Jacqui Viale - Long Beach Resister Sisters
Karen Reside - Cultural Alliance Long Beach

First & Second District Neighborhood Leaders
Alyssa Gutierrez - Bluff Heights
Carole Sergy - North Pine Neighborhood Alliance
Christopher Robson - Rose Park Neighborhood
Josie Quiroz- 1st District Business Owner
Kathleen Irvine - Willmore Cultural Heritage Association
Laura Mozo - Washington Neighborhood
Leanna Noble - North Pine Neighborhood Association
Maria Miranda - Washington Neighborhood
Michele Valencia - Willmore Cultural Heritage Association
Pearlie Pegeese - Providence Garden Senior Center
Theresa Marino - Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association
Zoe Nicholson

Central & West Long Beach Leaders:
Cecile Harris Walters - Renaissance Walk Homeowners Association
Chad Phuong - Battambong BBQ
Charles Song - Cambodian Community
Christine Petit - Long Beach Community Leader
Chuckie Miller - Polytechnic High School Alumni
Dale Clinton - Long Beach Office of Community & Human Relations
Deacon LaVon Powell - St. Mark Baptist Church
Lian Cheun - Khmer Girls in Action 
Maleka Long - 6th District Community Leader
Mary Simmons - AOC7 Neighborhood Association
Pastor Gregory Sanders - The ROCK Church
Pastor Ricky Brown - New Hope Baptist Church
Rev. Dr. Michael Eagle - Grant AME Church
Regina Croom - 6th District Community Leader
Rocio Torres - AOC7 Neighborhood Association
Sabrina David - Board Member House of Haven
Sara Crowell - 6th District Community Leader
Sharon McLucas - 6th District Community Leader
Veronica Aguilar - Friends of West Long Beach
Virginia Leonard - 6th District Community Leader

LGBTQ Leaders:
Stonewall Democratic Club
Dr. Sabrina Sanders - California Heights
Stella Ursua - The LGBTQ Center
James Suazo - Executive Director, Long Beach Forward
Dr. Eduarado Lara - The LGBTQ Center
Marsha Naify - East Long Beach