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Imperial, Riverside County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Smart Voter Additional Endorsements for Manuel Perez

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 80

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Organizations and Unions

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
California Federation of Teachers
California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
California Medical Association
California Nurses Association
California School Employees Association
California State Council of Laborer's
California Teacher's Association
Coachella Valley Teachers Association
Desert Sands Teachers Association
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 569
Laborer's International Union of North America (LIUNA)
LIUNA Local 783
LIUNA Local 777
LIUNA Local 652
LIUNA Local 300
Northern California District Council of Laborer's
Palm Springs Teachers Association
San Diego/Imperial Counties Labor Council
Service Employees International Union California State Council (SEIU)
SEIU Local 1000
SEIU United Health Care Worker's West
Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
United Domestic Workers
Border Patrol Union
United Farm Workers
Democrats of the Desert
Stonewall Democratic Club
Palm Springs Democratic Club
Desert Foundation for Democracy

Elected Officials

Congressman John Conyers Jr. 14th Congressional District, Michigan
Congressman Raul Grijalva, 7th Congressional District, Arizona
Former Congressman Esteban Torres, 34th Congressional District, California
John Garamendi, Lt. Governor
Gloria Romero, State Senate Majority Leader
Denise Moreno Ducheny, State Senator
Dean Florez, State Senator
Richard Polanco, Former State Senator
Charles Calderon, State Assemblymember
Joe Coto, State Assemblymember, Latino Caucus Chair
Anthony Portantino, State Assemblymember
Tony Cardenas, Former Assemblymember, current Councilmember, City of Los Angeles
Steve Clute, Former Assemblymember and 80th AD Candidate, 2006
Darrell Mike, Twenty-Nine Palms Tribal Chairman

Sal Alejo, Member, Mecca Community Council
Enrique Alvarado Calexico School Board Member
Jennifer Baker, President, California Latino School Board Association
Don C. Campbell, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Brawley
Carlos Campos, Attorney, City of Coachella
Rudy Cardenas Jr., Imperial Valley College Board of Trustee
Victor Carrillo, Supervisor-District 1, Imperial County Board of Supervisors
Ray Castillo, Former Mayor, City of El Centro
Luis Castro, Councilmember, City of Calexico
Ginny Foat, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Palm Springs
Eduardo Garcia, Mayor, City of Coachella
Steve Hernandez, Councilmember, City of Coachella
Dolores Huerta, Former UFW Labor Leader
Alice Huffman, President NAACP, State of California
Jackie Lopez, Executive Director, City of Coachella Chamber of Commerce
Maria Machuca, Former Chair, Mecca Community Council
John Moreno, Councilmember, City of Calexico
Joe Murillo, President, Coachella Valley Unified School Board
George Nava, Councilmember, City of Calexico
Gilbert G. Otero, Imperial County District Attorney
Salvador Pacheco, Calexico School Board Member
Joel Perez, Former School Board Trustee, El Centro Elementary School District
Greg Pettis, Councilmember, Cathedral City - Former Democratic Candidate
Paul M. Rasso, Former Candidate, 64th Assembly District
Manny Rios, Planning Commission, City of Coachella
Maria Rios, Clerk, Coachella Valley Unified School Board
Daniel Romero, Councilmember, City of Calexico
Bill Sanchez, Planning Commission, City of Coachella
Efrain Silva, Councilmember, City of El Centro
Chuck Valenzuela, Former Mayor and Treasurer, Brawley
Esteban R. Vasquez, Councilmember, City of Calexico
Chauncey Veatch, National Teacher of the Year, CVUSD
Mike Wilson, Councilmember, City of Indio
Louie Wong, Imperial Valley College Board Trustee Member

Grassroots Community Leaders

Orson Aguilar, Associate Director, Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, CA
Rafael Aguilera, Principal, Verde Group, Sacramento, CA
Lombardo Amaya, Border Patrol Union Representative
Ron Amidon, Community Activist, Calipatria
Joe Arambula, Probation Officer, El Centro
Maria Arcos, Executive Director, Senior Center, Coachella
Juan Arvizu, Imperial County Deputy Probation Officer II
Mr. and Mrs. Aurajo, Community Advocates, Brawley
Joe Beaver, Community Activist, Palm Springs
Jose Carmona, Principal, Verde Group, Sacramento, CA
Oracio Carranza, President of the Probation & Corrections Peace Officers Association (PCPOA)
Hildy Carrillo-Rivera, Executive Director, Calexico Chamber of Commerce
Beth Caskie, Vice-President, Democrats of the Desert
Claudia Castorena, Co-Founder Martha's Kitchen, Indio
Father Miguel Ceja, Priest and Activist, Desert Hot Springs
Greg Cervantes, Tribal Issues Consultant, La Quinta
Gina Chapa, Grassroots Organizer, Thermal
Art Copleston Chair, Desert Foundation for Democracy
Jarvis Crawford, Community Activist, Palm Springs
Chris Cuahape, Grassroots Organizer, Indio
Margarita De Necochea, Community Volunteer, Calexico
Amalia DeAztlan, Delegate, National Democratic Committee
Fred Deharo, Former President, Coachella Valley Rotary, La Quinta
Maria Deharo, Director RCOE Migrant Education Program, La Quinta
Arturo Encinas, President, MAPA, Calexico
Jesse G. Enriquez, President, Hidalgo Society, Brawley
Lee Espinoza, Executive Director, Coachella Boxing Club, Coachella
Dan Figueroa, Grassroots Organizer, Blythe
Mike Figueroa, Grassroots Organizer, Blythe
Alfredo Figueroa, Grassroots Organizer, Blythe
Abby Figueroa, Community Activist, Coachella
Mirna Flores, Executive Director, CET, Coachella
Inez Cardoza Freeman, Volunteer of the Year, Democrats of the Desert
Dr. Gustavo Galindo, Professor & Grassroots Organizer, Holtville
Alex Garcia, Imperial County Deputy Probation Officer
Elsa Garcia, Community Resource Specialist, Desert Hot Springs
Juanita Godwin, Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club, Coachella
Gloria Gomez, Co-Founder Martha's Kitchen, Indio
Ruben Gonzales, Former President, Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, El Centro
Ruben Gonzalez, President, Coachella Valley Voters League
Carlos Gonzalez, Grassroots Organizer, Indio
David Green, CEO, El Centro Regional Medical Center
Jerry Grijalva, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
Gilbert Grijalva, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
Dr. Richard Gutierrez, Former State Assembly Candidate + Orthodontist
Bruce Hebets, CEO, Centro Medico, Eastern Coachella Valley
Bonifacio Hernandez, Union Representative, CVTA
Bill Hodge, Union Rep, Calexico
Jim Horn, Delegate, Imperial County Central Committee
Jose Luis Huerta, Grassroots Organizer, Oasis
Leticia Ibarra, Director, Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Brawley
Socorro Juarez, Community Activist, Calexico
Michael W. Kelley, Imperial County Chief Probation Officer
Elle Kurpiewski President, Democrats of the Desert
Roger Larranaga, Azteca America, Indio
Fred Lowe, Union Representative, LIUNA, Laborer's Local 777
Rudy Maldonado, Former IID Director
Martin Martinez, CVMACC Co-Founder & Community Activist, Indio
Emmanuel Martinez, Grassroots Organizer, Coachella
Jose Mejia, Director, Laborer's International Union of North America
Pete Mercado, Chief of the Calexico Fire Department
Deirdre Morgan, Education Advocate, Brawley
Joe Mota, Former Director, UFW
Elvira Murillo, Executive Director, Vocation and Rehabilitation, Coachella
Maria Elena Nava, Former Candidate for Imperial County Supervisor- District 4
Guillermo Niebla, Retired Probation Officer, El Centro
Freddy Nuņez, Grassroots Organizer, El Centro
Jose Luis Velez Olmedo, Executive Director, El Centro
Armando Padilla, Imperial County Deputy Probation Officer
Sam Palomares, Veteran Affairs Advocate, Brawley
Roberto Palomino, Director, El Informador Newspaper, Indio
Jim Parkinson, Lawyer, Indio
Jesus Perez, Former Candidate for Superintendent of Public Schools, Imperial County
Rodolfo Pinon, Grassroots Organizer, Blythe
Rosalio Plata, Businessman, Cathedral City
Hector Preciado, Health Policy Director, Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, CA
Lupe Quintero, CRLA Lawyer, Imperial
Antonio Ramos, Retired Probation and Grassroots Organizer, El Centro
Richard Razo, Union Representative, CVTA
Morris Reisin, Former President, Chamber of Commerce, Calexico
Eric Reyes, Executive Director, Institute for Social and Economic Justice, Brawley
Arturo Rioseco, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
Johnny Romo, Community Activist, Calexico
Michael Rosenfeld, former President, CVTA
Tony Rubio, Grassroots Organizer, Indio
Abraham and Evelyn Ruvalcaba, grassroots advocates, Brawley
Gilberto Salcedo, CEO Que Crees Magazine, La Quinta
Pete Salgado, Probation Officer, El Centro
Juan Carlos Sanchez, Former Political Director, Democrats of the Desert
Adam Sanchez, Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club, Desert Hot Springs
Danny Santillan, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
Stephen Shubert, COO, Centro Medico, Eastern Coachella Valley
Emma Silva, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
David Skinner, Educator, Indio
Bob Thomas, Program Chair, Palm Springs Democratic Club
Tony Tirado, Former Supervisor-District 1, Imperial County Board of Supervisors
Leopoldo Trevino Sr., CEO- El Independiente Newspaper, Indio
Tom & Mary Lou Turpin, grassroots advocates, La Quinta
Anna Lisa Vargas, Grassroots Organizer, Thermal
Alex Vasquez, Grassroots Organizer, Calexico
Sal Velasquez, Community Activist, Coachella
Nadia Villagran, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition, Indio
Mike Walsh, Coachella Valley Housing Coalition, Indio
V. John White, Environmental Activist, Sacramento, CA
Suzan Wilkinson, Political Chair, Sun City Palm Desert Democrats
Dale Wissman, Union Representative, CSEA
Chavela Wong, Amigos Club President, Calexico
George Zander President, Desert Stonewall Democrats
Beatriz O. Zayas, Mana - Member at Large, Calexico
Edgar Zendejas, Grassroots Organizer, Coachella

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