Mayor Pro Tem Andrew Rodriguez Secures Key Local Endorsements

Walnut, CA – Local candidate receives the support of Former State Senator, Josh Newman and other key local leaders for his campaign to be the next California State Assemblymember in District 55. 

“I’m pleased to endorse Andrew Rodriguez’s campaign for the California State Assembly. I know Andrew to be an optimistic, hard-working, and community-oriented person with a genuine passion for public service and a proven ability for making positive change in his community.

As the representative of the 55th Assembly District, Andrew will apply that same commitment to problem-solving and progress on behalf of the residents of the 55th Assembly District, as well as the best interests of California as a whole.  Please join me in supporting Andrew Rodriguez for State Assembly.”
– Former State Senator Josh Newman

A partial list of endorsement for Andrew Rodriguez State Assembly campaign include:

  • Josh Newman, Former State Senator, 29th District

  • Andrew Chou, Diamond Bar City Councilmember

  • Jorge Marquez, Covina City Councilmember

  • Kim Nguyen, Garden Grove City Councilmember

  • Ali Taj, Artesia City Councilmember 

  • Connor Traut, Buena Park City Councilmember

  • Layla Abou-Taleb, Walnut Valley Unified School District Trustee

  • Gary Chow, Mt. San Antonio College Board Trustee

  • Joanne Fawley, Fullerton Joint Union School District Trustee

  • Helen Hall, Walnut Valley Unified School District Trustee

  • Ida MacMurray, La Habra City School District Board Member

  • Laura Santos, Mt. San Antonio College Board Trustee

  • Gabriel Alfaro, Mt. San Antonio College Board Student Trustee

And California Democratic Party Assembly District 55 Elected Delegates:

  • Gabriel Alfaro, Chino Hills

  • Sanobar Baig, Diamond Bar

  • Cindy Chen, Rowland Heights

  • Linda Fini, Brea

  • Linda Freedman, Walnut

  • Anne Gaffney, Yorba Linda

  • Jim Gallagher, Chino Hills

  • Marco Maldonado, Rowland Heights

  • Bill Rawlings, Diamond Bar

For a full list of endorsements and more information, please visit

Carina Chacon