SF/SJ Bay Area Leaders Endorse Kevin de León for US Senate


Today, the following leaders from across the Bay Area endorsed Kevin de León for United States Senate in 2018:

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17)

State Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose)

State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel)

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose)

Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose)

San Francisco Board of Supervisors:

  • Jane Kim
  • Aaron Peskin
  • Hillary Ronen
  • Norman Yee

Monterey County Supervisor Luis Alejo

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese

San Jose City Council members:

  • Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco
  • Sylvia Arenas
  • Chappie Jones
  • Sergio Jimenez
  • Tam Nguyen
  • Raul Peralez
  • Don Rocha

Oakland City Council members:

  • Noel Gallo
  • Abel J. Guillén

Former Assemblymember Joe Coto (D-San Jose)

Former Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-San Jose)

Former Assemblymember Sandre Swanson (D-Oakland)

The University of California Berkeley Democrats

Monterey County Democratic Central Committee Secretary James Thomas Green

California State Senator Kevin de León was elected by his colleagues to lead the Senate in 2014, making him the first Latino to hold that position in over a century. De León served four years in the California State Assembly before his election to the State Senate in 2010.