Hercules City Councilmember Roland Esquivias Endorses Buffy Wicks Assembly for CA District 15

Aug 31, 2018 | Blog, Press Release

Berkeley, CA. — Today Hercules City Councilmember Roland Esquivias endorsed Buffy Wicks to be the next Assemblymember to represent the East Bay’s District 15.

“I am proud to endorse Buffy Wicks for California Assembly,” said Councilmember Esquivias.  “Like most supporters, I met Buffy at a local house party and was immediately impressed. It’s clear Buffy has the skills to build diverse coalitions both in our community and in Sacramento to pass bold progressive legislation addressing our housing crisis, boost funding for our public schools and bring workforce development to District 15.  I urge my East Bay neighbors to vote ‘Buffy Wicks’ for State Assembly.”

“Councilmember Esquivias is a dedicated public servant and I am honored to have his support,” said Buffy Wicks.  “We share a passion for the local community and I look forward to working with him on issues of customer protection, environmental stewardship and workforce development.”

Councilmember Esquivias joins other leaders to endorse Buffy for AD 15, including President Barack Obama, United States Senator Kamala Harris, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt, El Cerrito Mayor Gabe Quinto, Albany Mayor Peggy McQuaid, Emeryville Mayor John Bauters, Hercules Mayor Chris Kelley, Piedmont Vice Mayor Teddy King  and many other community leaders across the district.

In addition, Buffy is endorsed by the East Bay Times and East Bay Express newspapers as well as the Building and Construction Trades Council of Alameda County Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, LiUNA Laborer’s Local 324 and Local 304, Sheet Metal Workers Local 104 Plumbers, Steamfitters UA Local #342, IBEW Local 595 and the West Contra County Democratic Club.

Buffy Wicks is a community organizer, progressive advocate and a grassroots activist with experience at the local, state and federal level. Grassroots organizing has been a centerpiece of her campaign, with more than 160 house parties and a team of over 500 volunteers who knocked on over 35,000 doors.   This grassroots support translated to Buffy winning every city in the District in the primary campaign.

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