Long Beach Council District 8 Community Leader Daysha Austin announced her endorsement of City Councilwoman Suzie Price for Long Beach City Mayor.
The endorsement comes on the heels of Price raising $170,000 in two weeks and receiving endorsements from Long Beach Unified School District Board Member Doug Otto, Long Beach Councilmembers Daryl Supernaw and Stacy Mungo, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, among others
“I am pleased to endorse Councilwoman Suzie Price to be our next Mayor of Long Beach,” says Austin. “As a fellow mom and community leader, Suzie exhibits compassion and drive to do her best by the community that has provided so much to her. She has an incredible work ethic, and it is reflected in her ability to provide consistent constituent service while bringing forward-thinking agenda items to the Long Beach City Council. I admire Suzie for all she has accomplished as a Councilwoman in the Third District, and entrust her to take the City of Long Beach in the best direction!”
Daysha Austin is a dedicated community leader whose work in the City of Long Beach began more than 20 years ago. She currently serves as District Director to a member of the State Assembly. Her community work includes serving as the President of the Long Beach Patriots Youth Football and Cheer program, Advisory Board Member for the Little Owl Foundation, founding Board Member for Bixby Knolls Country Club Manor Association, and former Advisory Board Member with Young Horizons Child Development Centers and Operation Jump Start.
“I am honored to have Daysha’s support in this election,” says Price. “Daysha is a community leader and a mother who has a deep understanding of public service having dedicated her career to helping people and communities thrive. Her trust in me to lead this city comes from a foundation of knowledge of and true understanding to the diverse needs of this incredible city. I am honored to have the support of this strong and independent woman, who serves as a role model to so many young people in our community.”
Mom, Councilwoman, Small Business Owner, and Prosecutor, Suzie Price is running for Mayor to get Long Beach back to basics, with a competent and functional City Government focused on improving the quality of life for its residents. Elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, Price was the first Democrat elected to Council District 3 in 42 years. On the City Council, Suzie has worked across district lines to focus on homelessness, public safety, street repair, infrastructure investment, improving and expanding our green spaces, and ensuring Long Beach remains a place where you can afford to buy a home and start a business. Suzie and her husband Mark, a military veteran, have lived in Long Beach for 20 years where they are raising their two boys.