Endorsement from Major Union Representing Over 54,000 Workers is a Game Changer
(Berkeley, CA) – Today, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin announced a major endorsement of his campaign for Berkeley Mayor from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021.
“Jesse Arreguin will go to work every day as Mayor of Berkeley and fight for working people,” said Gary Jimenez, Vice President, East Bay for SEIU Local 1021. “On every issue that matters to working families—from economic opportunity, to affordable housing, to raising the minimum wage, Jesse is not only on the right side, but a true and tireless champion. He will be a visionary mayor who will truly make Berkeley work for everyone.”Read more
Ma Joins Expanding List of State and Local Leaders Backing Councilman’s Bid
(Berkeley, CA) – Today, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin announced that his campaign for Mayor has been endorsed by California State Board of Equalization Chairwoman Fiona Ma, CPA.
“Jesse Arreguin will bring his progressive record and vision to the Mayor’s office.” said Ma. “He’s already helping to increase affordable housing, revitalize Downtown, and make Berkeley a more vibrant, and environmentally sustainable city. He will bring new energy and effective leadership to the job of Mayor, so Berkeley works better for everyone.”Read more
Momentum Building for Councilman’s Campaign with Recent Backing from State and Local Leaders
(Berkeley, CA) – Today, Berkeley City Councilmember Jesse Arreguin announced that his campaign for Mayor has been endorsed by California State Controller Betty Yee.
“Jesse Arreguin is the Mayor Berkeley needs,” said Yee. “He is a true progressive who has fought incredibly hard for Berkeley’s working families for 15 years, as a Planning Commissioner, Rent Board Chair, and City Councilmember. And he has been a very effective legislator, passing over 300 laws that have made a difference on affordable housing, homelessness, and environmental protection. He has my full support."Read more