Young Kim for Congress

Young Kim announces endorsements of 33 Orange County local elected officials

The Young Kim for U.S. Congress campaign announced the endorsements of the following 33 current and retired Orange County council members in her bid for California’s 39th congressional district. They join Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes, and the majority of the county’s Board of Supervisors and it’s county-wide elected officials in supporting Young Kim:

  • Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu 

  • Anaheim Councilmember Steve Fassel 

  • Anaheim Councilmember Trevor O’Neil

  • Anaheim City Councilmember Kris Murray, ret.

  • Brea Mayor Pro Tem Marty Simonoff 

  • Brea Councilmember Cecilia Hupp 

  • Brea Councilmember Steve Vargas

  • Brea Councilmember Carrey Nelson, ret. 

  • Buena Park Mayor Pro Tem Fred Smith 

  • Buena Park Councilmember Elizabeth Swift 

  • Buena Park Councilmember Virginia Vaughn, ret. 

  • Buena Park Councilmember Steve Berry, ret.

  • Buena Park Councilmember Patsy Marshall, ret.

  • Fullerton Mayor Pro Tem Jennifer Fitzgerald 

  • Fullerton Councilmember Greg Sebourn, ret. 

  • Fullerton Councilmember Dick Jones, ret.

  • Fullerton Councilmember Don Bankhead, ret.

  • Fullerton Councilmember Pat McKinley, ret.

  • La Habra Mayor James Gomez 

  • La Habra Mayor Pro Tem Tom Beamish

  • La Habra Heights Mayor Brian Bergman

  • Placentia Mayor Rhonda Shader 

  • Placentia Councilmember Jeremy Yamaguchi

  • Placentia Councilmember Craig Green

  • Placentia Councilmember Chad Wanke

  • Placentia Councilmember Scott Nelson, ret.

  • Yorba Linda Mayor Tara Campbell 

  • Yorba Linda Mayor Pro Tem Beth Haney 

  • Yorba Linda Councilmember Peggy Huang 

  • Yorba Linda Councilmember Gene Hernandez 

  • Yorba Linda Councilmember Carlos Rodriguez 

  • Yorba Linda Councilmember Craig Young, ret. 

  • Yorba Linda Councilmember Tom Lindsey, ret. 

“Young Kim’s dedication and commitment to serving Orange County and it’s residents is second to none. Young is a true leader who knows our issues and works to get things done, and that’s why she is Orange County’s choice for Congress,” said Mayor James Gomez, City of LaHabra. 

“Young Kim is a true public servant who has worked tirelessly to build relationships in the district, and worked with us extensively to solve key regional issues,” said Placentia Mayor Rhonda Shader. “As a member of Congress, Orange County can count on Young Kim to be accessible and provide dynamic and responsive leadership.”

California’s 39th congressional district overlaps portions of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties and includes the cities and communities of Anaheim Hills, Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Diamond Bar, Hacienda Heights, La Habra Heights, Rowland Heights, Walnut, and Chino Hills.

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This article was released by Young Kim for Congress.