– State Assemblymembers and Senators Join Ever Growing List of State and Local Leaders Supporting Rubio for Assembly –

BALDWIN PARK, CA – Classroom teacher and school board member Blanca Rubio announced today that her campaign for State Assembly District 48 has received the endorsement of State Senators and Assemblymembers including:

Senator Ben Allen
Senator Ricardo Lara
Assemblymember Shirley Webber
Assemblymember Cheryl Brown
Assemblymember Ian Calderon
Assemblymember Das Williams
Assemblymember Rob Bonta
Assemblymember Ed Chau
Assemblymember Phil Ting
Assemblymember Kansen Chu

They join a strong and growing list of state legislators who have endorsed Rubio’s campaign including:

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon
Senator Ben Hueso
Senator Isadore Hall III
Assemblymember Jim Cooper
Assemblymember Evan Low
Assemblymember Adam Gray
Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez
Assemblymember Rudy Salas
Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia
Assemblymember Mike Gipson
Assemblymember Jose Medina
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond

Their endorsements add to the broad base of support and continued momentum for the frontrunner.  AD 48 has a strong Democratic performance advantage, and Rubio is the clear frontrunner over her Republican opponent in the November general election – following her strong performance in the hotly contested June primary.

In addition to their endorsements, Rubio has earned the support of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, CSEA, the California Professional Firefighters, the California Labor Federation, the California Latino Legislative Caucus, the Democratic Legislative Women’s Caucus, the Stonewall Young Democrats, the Women’s Political Committee, Latinas Lead California, and Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County as her campaign continues to solidify its frontrunner status.

For more information on Blanca Rubio’s campaign, recent endorsements, and the complete polling memo, please visit www.blancarubio.com

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Blanca Rubio is a classroom teacher, local school board member, and mother, who has dedicated her life to improving our schools, strengthening our communities, and giving children and working families the tools to succeed.

The daughter of a factory worker and housekeeper, Blanca Rubio learned the values of hard work, fairness, and a good education at a young age. Born in Juarez, Mexico, Blanca came to the United States with her parents at a young age in pursuit of a better quality of life and new opportunity. She understands first hand the struggles that immigrant and working families face because she lived them.

Those experiences have shaped Blanca’s life and inspired her to dedicate herself to public service. Blanca attended public schools and graduated from Azusa Pacific University where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and later earned a Masters Degree in Education with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.

A classroom teacher and educator for 15 years, Blanca has taught kindergarten, first grade and fourth grade. In 2003, Blanca was elected to the Baldwin Park Unified School District Board of Education, serving as President and Vice President of the board twice.

As a member of the Baldwin Park School Board, Blanca helped lead successful efforts to improve academic standards in the classroom and put more children on the path to college or a good career. During her tenure, student test scores have consistently improved and the graduation rate is at an all-time high with 96% of all seniors graduating.

Blanca is running to succeed termed out Assemblymember Roger Hernandez in the 48th Assembly District. The district covers the Cities of West Covina, Glendora, Baldwin Park, Covina, Azusa, El Monte, Duarte, Bradbury, Irwindale, Monrovia and un-incorporated areas of Valinda, Charter Oak, Ramona, Bassett, East Arcadia, Citrus and Royal Oaks.