SCV CHAMBER Announces Candidate Endorsments

Sharlene Duzick Sharlene Duzick

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announces endorsements in several key races in the November 6, 2018 election.

SANTA CLARITA, October 1, 2018  The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements for a number of candidates running to represent the Santa Clarita Valley in federal, state, regional and local races on the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 election.

“The Chamber is pleased to endorse a group of candidates for office which we feel best represents the business interests of the Santa Clarita Valley,” said Troy Hooper, Chairman of the Board for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.  “We appreciated the diversity of voices, breadth of new ideas, fresh thoughts and leadership displayed by those running for office.  We were diligent in our review of candidate positions and business values when making our endorsements,” said Hooper.

The SCV Chamber of Commerce is pleased to endorse the following candidates for office:

FEDERAL

U.S. House of Representatives, 25th District:  Congressman Steve Knight

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

California Assembly District 38:  Assemblyman Dante Acosta

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles County Assessor:  Assessor Jeffrey Prang

Los Angeles County Sheriff:  Sheriff Jim McDonnell

SANTA CLARITA CITY COUNCIL

Mayor Laurene Weste

Mayor Pro-Tem Marsha McLean

Councilman Bill Miranda

COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Region 5:  Ann-Marie Bjorkman

WILLIAM S. HART UNION HIGH SCHOOL GOVERNING BOARD

Area 2:  Bob Jensen

SAUGUS UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT GOVERNING BOARD

Area 5:  Sharlene Duzick

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber’s endorsement process was overseen by a bi-partisan committee of Chamber members which reviewed candidate questionnaires and ballot statements to determine which candidate the Chamber felt would best represent the business interests of the Santa Clarita Valley.  The Chamber did not endorse candidates in every race on the November 6, 2018 ballot.

“The Chamber encourages everyone to register to vote and to get out to vote on Election Day,” said John Musella, Acting Executive Director.  “If you have moved or are unsure of your registration, now is the time to get registered to vote.”

To register to vote, please visit www.lavote.net.

ABOUT THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Founded in 1923, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is the leading business advocacy organization in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Representing the third largest city in the County of Los Angeles, the SCV Chamber has nearly 1,000 members, focusing on local, state and national issues that affect the business community.

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