California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon Endorses Senator Dianne Feinstein's Reelection

June 11, 2018

Los Angeles – California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has endorsed Dianne Feinstein’s campaign for reelection.

“I am proud to endorse Dianne Feinstein for reelection,” said Speaker Rendon. “Senator Feinstein is the strongest candidate to stand up to Donald Trump and is a tireless champion for our state and our progressive values. In this time of instability, California needs Senator Feinstein’s leadership in Washington now more than ever.”

“I’m so honored that Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has endorsed my reelection campaign,” said Senator Feinstein. “Speaker Rendon is a talented, compassionate and pragmatic leader for California, and I look forward to continue working with him to protect our state and our values from attacks by the Trump administration.”

Speaker Rendon joins President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Kamala Harris, Senator Barbara Boxer, US House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and 25 members of Congress, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Secretary of State Alex Padilla, State Controller Betty Yee, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, United Farmworkers of America, International Association of Firefighters, Teamsters Joint Council District 7, AFT College Staff Guild Local 1521A, and many state and local leaders across California who have endorsed Senator Feinstein’s reelection. 

Since her election in 1992, Senator Feinstein has focused on solving problems facing California and our nation. Her accomplishments include legislation increasing vehicle fuel economy standards; protecting amateur athletes from sexual abuse; preserving the Mojave Desert, Lake Tahoe and our forests; consumer protection, food safety and cyber security; drought relief; securing funding for critical projects; and commonsense gun reform, including the landmark assault weapons ban. 

Senator Feinstein’s career has been one of firsts – she was the first woman President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, the first woman Mayor of San Francisco, the first woman elected Senator of California, the first woman member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the first woman to be ranking member of the Committee. She also was the first woman to chair the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the Senate Rules and Administration Committee. Today, she continues to work on critical issues and fight for California’s values.

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