While not all of the committee's endorsed candidates prevailed, the Board of Governors is pleased to congratulate the candidates who made it past the finish line and are now representing California's students in their respective roles.
Earlier this month, President Rebucas described the results of the 2020 General Election as "a major victory for California's students. Congratulations to all the Young Leaders PAC's endorsed candidates who were duly elected by their constituents.
United States Representative Michelle Park Steel, 48th Congressional District
Assemblyman Kelly Seyarto, 67th Assembly District
Assemblywoman Janet Q. Nguyen, (Endorsed with Distinction), 72nd Assembly District
Assemblywoman Suzette Martinez Valladares, 38th Assembly District
Councilmember Richard P. Montgomery, Manhattan Beach City Council
Councilmember Sharon Kalani, Torrance City Council
Councilmember Mike Griffiths, Torrance City Council
While many of our endorsed candidates came out victorious, in a Republic, some may win and others may not. The Young Leaders PAC recognizes democracy in action, and respects the will of the voters when our candidates do not make it past the finish line.
The Board of Governors wishes to commend the the following people, who ran unsuccessful, though hard-fought campaigns. The committee encourages these same individuals to run again in the future, and sends their gratitude for their work in fighting for the interests of California's students.
The Honorable John M.W. Moorlach, 37th Senate District
Jessica Martinez, 57th Assembly District
Charles Cole, 37th Assembly District
June Cutter, 77th Assembly District
Ron Riggs, Torrance Unified School District Governing Board
The Honorable Ling Ling Chang, 29th Senate District
Dr. Aura Imbarus, Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District Governing Board
Altogether, the Board of Governors is enthusiastic to begin a brand-new term of office with a new elections cycle ahead. As the committee's mission states, we continue to proudly represent the interests of young Californians with respect, diligence, and a love for community.
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