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Endorsements

We are proud to Endorse

Dr. Phlunté Riddle for Assembly

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"As a lifelong Pasadena resident and a committed public servant, Dr. Phlunté Riddle has the skillset to get things done for the Foothill and High Desert communities. I worked closely with her to pursue solutions that work on critical infrastructure such as the Metro Gold Line and expanding access to quality higher education. I trust her to continue this important work in the State Assembly"

Assemblymember Chris Holden

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"I am proud to endorse Dr. Phlunté Riddle for State Assembly. A dedicated community leader, Phlunté is tough, has the experience, and will vote to use California's resources wisely. Her voice is needed in Sacramento to solve California’s complex challenges. I look forward to working with her to help create more educational and economic opportunities for all."

State Treasurer FiONA MA

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"Dr. Phlunté Riddle is committed to bringing people together to advocate for commonsense solutions that help the Foothill communities. I look forward to working with her to secure resources to improve neighborhood safety and sustainability."

Claremont City Councilmember Jennifer stark

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"SEIU California is united in support of Dr. Phlunté Riddle for State Assembly. Dr. Riddle knows the value of union membership and the collective power of workers coming together to demand living wages, safer workplaces, and secure retirement. We know she will be the champion working families can trust to fight for them in the State Assembly."

dAVID hUERTA, seiu cA and SEIU USWW President

oRGANIZATIONAL enDORSEMENTS

Community leaders are United for

Dr. Phlunté Riddle for Assembly

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Elected Officials

  • Secretary of State Shirley Weber

  • State Controller Malia Cohen

  • Congresswoman Sydney Kamlager

  • LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis

  • LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell

  • State Senator Steve Bradford

  • State Senator Lola Smallwood Cuevas

  • State Senator Connie Leyva (Ret.)

  • State Senator Carol Liu (Ret.)

  • Speaker Emeritus Anthony Rendon  

  • Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gomez Reyes

  • Assemblymember Tina McKinnor

  • Assemblymember Laura Friedman

  • Assemblymember Mike Gipson

  • Assemblymember Rick Zbur

  • Assemblymember Corey Jackson

  • Assemblymember Miguel Santiago

  • Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

  • Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber

  • Assemblymember Juan Carrillo

  • Assemblymember Matt Haney

  • Assemblymember Dario Frommer (Ret.)

  • Assemblymember Cristina Garcia (Ret.)

  • Assemblymember Cheryl Brown (Ret.)

  • Pasadena City Councilmember Steve Madison

  • Pasadena City Councilmember Tyron Hampton

  • Pasadena City Councilmember Gene Masuda

  • Pasadena City Councilmember Andy Wilson (Ret.)

  • La Verne City Councilmember Tim Hepburn 

  • La Verne City Councilmember Meshal Kashifalghita 

  • Claremont City Councilmember Karen Rosenthal (Ret.)

  • San Dimas City Councilmember Eric Nakano 

  • Monrovia City Councilmember Sergio Jimenez 

  • Monrovia City Councilmember Larry Spicer

  • Sierra Madre City Councilmember Kristine Lowe

  • Sierra Madre City Council & Former Mayor Gene Goss

  • San Gabriel City Councilmember Denise Menchaca

  • South Pasadena City Councilmember Janet Braun  

  • Inglewood Mayor Jim Butts 

  • Pasadena City College Trustee Kristine Kwong

  • Pasadena City College Trustee Sandra Chen Lau 

  • Pasadena City College Trustee Tammy Silver 

  • Pasadena City College Trustee James Osterling 

  • Pasadena Unified School Board Member Michelle Richardson Bailey  

  • Pasadena Unified School Board Member Dr. Yarma Velázquez Vargas

  • Pasadena Unified School Board Member Patrice McKenzie Marshall

  • Burbank Unified School Board Member Dr. Armond Aghakhanian

  • Bonita Unified School District Board Member Derek Bahmanou 

  • Bonita Unified School District Board Vice President Greg Palatto 

  • Upland Unified School District Board President Sherman Garnett 

  • LA Community College Trustee Nichelle Henderson 

  • Monrovia Unified School Board Member Selene Lockerbie

Community Leaders

  • Former Pasadena Mayor William Paparian

  • Former Pasadena Vice Mayor Jacque Robinson

  • Former Pasadena Councilmember Margaret McAustin

  • Former Pasadena City Manager Cynthia Kurtz

  • Former Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell

  • Former Pasadena City Manager Phil Hawkey

  • Former Sierra Madre City Council Member Rachelle Arizmendi

  • Former South Pasadena Mayor / City Council Member Robert ‘Bob’ Joe

  • Former Pasadena Unified School Board Member Elizabeth Pomeroy 

  • Professor of Cancer Biology at City of Hope* and Former Pasadena Unified School District Board Member Dr. Susan Kane

  • University of La Verne President Deborah Lieberman

  • Pasadena City Commissioner Jon Fuhrman*

  • Pasadena City Commissioner Brandon Lamar* 

  • Former Pasadena Human Relations Commissioner Nat Nehdar* 

  • Former Monrovia Mayor Lara Larramendi 

  • Former Duarte Mayor / City Council Member Lois Gaston

  • Former Duarte City Councilmember John Fasana 

  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) 1st. Vice Chair Patt Sanders*

  • LACDP Legislative Action Committee Co-Chair Deana Igelsrud*