UFCW Members Endorse Tony Thurmond For CA Schools Chief

For Immediate Release

November 22, 2017

Contact: Mike Roth, 916-444-7170

Sacramento, CA – The United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council today announced its endorsement of Asm. Tony Thurmond in the 2018 race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.  UFCW Western States Council represents 200,000 workers in grocery, retail, drug stores, food processing, and the emerging cannabis industry, among other sectors. (more…)

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Name Born Current or previous positions Announced
31-Jul-62 California State Treasurer since 2015 17-May-16
 John Chiang (age 55) Member of the State Board of Equalization (1997–2007)
New York, New York California State Controller (2007–15) (Website)
20-Aug-47 California State Superintendent of Public Instruction (1995–2003) 1-Nov-16
 Delaine Eastin (age 70) Member of the California State Assembly (1986–94)    (Website)
San Diego, California
10-Oct-67 Lieutenant Governor of California since 2011 11-Feb-15
 Gavin Newsome (age 49) Mayor of San Francisco (2004–11)
San Francisco, California Member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (1997–2004)   (Website)
23-Jan-53 Mayor of Los Angeles (2005–13) 10-Nov-16
 Antonio Villaraigoso (age 64) Member of the Los Angeles City Council (2003–05)  (Website)
Los Angeles, California Member of the California State Assembly (1994–2000)