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FORMER ASSEMBLYMAN SANDRÉ SWANSON ENDORSES JESSE ARREGUIN FOR BERKELEY MAYOR

Longtime State and Local Leader Joins Expanding List of Endorsers Backing Councilman’s Campaign

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(Berkeley, CA) – Today, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin announced that his campaign for Mayor has been endorsed by former California State Assemblymember Sandré Swanson, who represented the East Bay’s former 16th Assembly District from 2006 to 2012.

“I am very happy to give my endorsement and full support to Jesse Arreguin in his campaign for Mayor,” said Swanson. “He is a visionary leader who will be a great Mayor of Berkeley. Now, more than ever, Berkeley needs a Mayor who will fight to make the city work for all of its residents and improve the quality of life for the entire city. That’s Jesse Arreguin.”

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FORMER BERKELEY MAYOR GUS NEWPORT ENDORSES JESSE ARREGUIN FOR MAYOR

Two-Term Mayor and Civil Rights Leader Joins Growing List of Supporters Backing Councilmember’s Mayoral Bid

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(Berkeley, CA) – Today, former Berkeley Mayor Gus Newport endorsed Councilmember Jesse Arreguin’s 2016 mayoral campaign. Newport served as Mayor of Berkeley from 1979 to 1986.

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Daily Cal: Jesse Arreguin Officially Launches 1st Mayoral Campaign Event

Arreguin’s speech detailed his platforms, which revolve around increasing affordable housing, raising the minimum wage and promoting environmental sustainability. Supporters cheered at Arreguin’s proposed goal of alleviating what he called “one of the biggest wealth gaps in the Bay Area.”

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