For Immediate release
October 15, 2018
Jacobson & Zilber Strategies
LA MAYOR BACKS CHRISTY SMITH’S SURGING ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN
The Newhall School Board Member Secures Critical Endorsement from LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
SANTA CLARITA, CA -- Injecting more energy into her rematch campaign for California’s 38th Assembly District just weeks from the election, today Newhall School Board Member Christy Smith garnered the endorsement of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
In a statement released following the announced endorsement, Mayor Garcetti declared:
"While progress has come to a grinding halt in Washington, it's absolutely vital that we have more leaders in California who are willing to think creatively, to act, and to execute on a change agenda that delivers for working families and the middle class. That's why I'm proud to endorse Christy Smith for State Assembly. In Sacramento, I know she'll work tirelessly to create more family sustaining jobs, improve local schools, ensure clean air and water, and enhance public safety."
Recently, Smith announced endorsements from the California Professional Firefighters, Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014, and Ventura County Firefighters Association IAFF Local 1364.
Smith also recently rolled out a new digital video ad featuring an endorsement from Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, title "Fierce Advocate."
To view the ad, titled "Fierce Advocate" click on here or on the image below:
The ad is the latest in a series of powerful ads by the campaign.
Christy Smith is in her second term as a Governing Board Member in the highly successful Newhall School District. As a former federal education policy analyst, Christy is an effective education advocate locally and state-wide, previously serving as the Legislative Vice President of the Santa Clarita Valley Trustees Association and as a delegate to the California School Board Association. Christy is a 36-year resident of the 38th Assembly District and lives in Santa Clarita with her husband Phil, and their two daughters.
Paid for by Christy Smith for Assembly 2018