California Professional Firefighters Endorse Evan Low for Assembly
– Low continues to outpace his opponents, locks up key endorsements in race for District 28 –
CAMPBELL, CA – Campbell City Councilmember Evan Low today announced that his campaign has received the endorsement of the California Professional Firefighters (CPF). This endorsement is the latest in a string of early victories for the Low campaign. After starting the month of February with campaign finance filings showing Low had raised an impressive $417,000 in 2013, his campaign received a unanimous recommendation for the Democratic endorsement at the Pre-Endorsement Conference last weekend.
“Evan Low has a strong track record of innovative leadership in Campbell, and we know he will make a stellar addition to the State Assembly,” CPF President Lou Paulson said. “CPF is proud to endorse Evan and we look forward to supporting him on the campaign trail and working together in Sacramento.”
With support from the CPF, Low has now secured exclusive endorsements from a wide range of public safety organizations including the Peace Officers Research Association, the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, the CDF Firefighters, the San Jose Police Officers Association, and the Campbell Police Officers Association.
“The California Professional Firefighters represents those who keep our families safe day in and day out. In Sacramento, we must assure that they always have the resources they need to fulfill this vital service,” said Low. “I’m deeply honored to have the support of these brave men and women who protect our families at great risk to themselves.”
California Professional Firefighters now joins a growing and diverse base of support that includes local city leaders, Bay Area state legislators, statewide leaders, educators, environmental advocates, labor unions, small business owners, and the law enforcement community that have united to support Evan Low for State Assembly. Visit www.evanlow.com for a complete list of endorsements.
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February 18, 2014
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Evan Low is a former Mayor and current City Councilmember in Campbell, California. In 2006, Evan made history by becoming the youngest Asian-American mayor in the nation. As a community leader and local city councilmember, Evan Low earned a reputation as an effective regional leader on a diverse range of issues including job creation, marriage equality and civil rights, transparency in government and fiscal reform. In 2010, the Silicon Valley Metro Newspaper named him one of the “Top 25 People who will change Silicon Valley.”
In addition to his work on the City Council, Evan has served on the Santa Clara County Commission on Senior Care, serves as a faculty member teaching Political Science at De Anza Community College in Cupertino, and is active in numerous local boards and non-profits. A lifelong resident of the Silicon Valley, Evan attended local public schools, earning degrees from De Anza Community College and San Jose State before going on to graduate from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.