Congressman Jerry McNerney has endorsed Kathy Miller for State Assembly, Miller’s campaign announced today.
“I am proud to endorse Kathy Miller for State Assembly,” said Congressman McNerney. “Kathy and I share a commitment to working creatively and collaboratively to achieve results for all Californians. In the Assembly, Kathy will be a key ally and leader in ensuring we meet the challenges posed by the ongoing global pandemic, improving access to healthcare, protecting education funding, and ensuring all Californians have the support they need in these uncertain times.”
Congressman Jerry McNerney was first elected in 2006 and represents California’s 9th District, which includes a large portion of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley as well as parts of Contra Costa and Sacramento Counties. Prior to his election to Congress, McNerney, who has his Ph.D. in mathematics, served several years as an engineering contractor. During his service in Congress, he has worked tirelessly to help create jobs, improve benefits for veterans and current service members, and stand up for what’s right for our region, including balancing our budget while preserving Social Security and Medicare.
“It is truly an honor to receive the support of my friend, Congressman Jerry McNerney,” said Kathy Miller. “With so much at stake and with the world rapidly changing, it is crucial that we have leaders that can work toward bold solutions that protect and improve the lives of all who call California home. I am looking forward to working with Congressman McNerney and many others in meeting the challenges we face head on.”
The momentum behind Kathy Miller’s campaign for Assembly continues to build. Congressman McNerney’s endorsement comes on the heels of NWPC California throwing their support behind Miller’s campaign for Assembly District 13, as well as the California Federation of Teachers, Emily’s List, the California Women’s List, the California Democratic Party, Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte, the California School Employees Association, State Treasurer Fiona Ma, Assemblywoman Susan Eggman, Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, and others.
The general election will be held on November 3, 2020.