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Governor Gavin Newsom backs Sergio Contreras for OC Supervisor

Continuing to amass powerful endorsements in his campaign for the Orange County Board of Supervisors First District, Westminster Councilmember Sergio Contreras earned the endorsement of California Governor Gavin Newsom.

In a statement released with the announced endorsement, Governor Newsom commented:

“I’m excited to endorse Sergio Contreras for the Orange County Board of Supervisors because he has spent his career standing up for what is right. As California recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, we need common-sense, effective leaders like Sergio who will prioritize the needs of frontline workers and working families in our Counties. I know Sergio will be fearless when it comes to fighting for the health, safety and economic recovery of Orange County, and I’m thrilled to support him.”

Orange County’s First District of the Board of Supervisors continues to be a ripe red-to-blue flip opportunity for Democrats. In the 2020 primary for the First District, Democratic candidates finished with 57.7% of the vote to the Republicans 42.3%. In terms of voter registration, Democrats hold a 19 point advantage over Republicans, making up 44% of all registered voters in the First District.

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This article was released by Sergio Contreras for Supervisor.