IRVINE – Today, Congressman Robert Garcia (CA-42) officially endorsed Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-47) and her campaign for the U.S. Senate in California. Garcia joins the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) and the Communications Workers of America District 9 in endorsing Porter’s campaign for the U.S. Senate in the last three weeks. Garcia, the former Mayor of Long Beach who currently represents the city in Congress. announced his official support via social media.
“I’m proud to announce my support for my friend and colleague, Katie Porter, and I enthusiastically endorse her campaign for the U.S. Senate,” said Garcia. “She’s known for speaking truth to power and asking the tough questions others are afraid to ask. I’m excited to continue working with her to address our affordability crisis, invest in housing, and combat climate change. She is a force of nature and the warrior California needs in the U.S. Senate.”
“Robert Garcia is a true public servant, a great colleague, and an even better friend. I’m honored to earn his endorsement,” said Porter. “I look forward to continuing to work with Rep. Garcia to unrig the economy and build better lives for all Californians.”
You can view the full endorsement video here.
Rep. Katie Porter is running for the U.S. Senate to represent all Californians and unrig the Washington status quo. In poll after poll, Porter is the only candidate who consistently advances to a general election, finishing first or second in all surveys released to date of California voters likely to participate in the March 2024 primary. Porter also has a commanding lead over her Democratic opponents among younger voters, Latino voters, and progressives – all of whom are expected to turn out in high numbers in 2024.