LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS
Senator Toni Atkins, Senate Pro Tempore
“I am proud to endorse Assemblymember David Alvarez for re-election. I have known David for many years, and he has the background and passion to tackle our community’s biggest issues. I am confident he will continue to be a great advocate for the people of District 80 and I look forward to continuing to work with him”
Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath
“Assemblymember Alvarez understands the unique needs and issues that impact our coast and the communities that live there. I am proud to support Assemblymember Alvarez for reelection. "
Assemblymember Akilah Weber
"Assemblymember Alvarez has been a tireless advocate for the health of the community he grew up in and now represents in Sacramento. I look forward to working with him as we continue to solve the issues impacting our communities."
Assemblymember Chris Ward
"After spending years advocating together for our communities on the San Diego City Council, I'm confident that Assemblymember Alvarez's unique voice and continued partnership will build a stronger San Diego Community."
Mary Salas, Mayor of Chula Vista
“I support David Alvarez for re-election as Assemblymember for the 80th district. As our representative in Sacramento, David has the commitment and passion to work for the people of Chula Vista and to tackle our biggest issues. I am confident he will do a great job and always put our district first.”
Serge Dedina, Mayor of Imperial Beach
“I am proud to endorse Assemblymember David Alvarez for re-election. I have known David for many years and he is a proven leader who truly cares about the community he represents. David will work hard for the people of Imperial Beach to make sure they have access to clean beaches and parks. I am excited to have David represent Imperial Beach in Sacramento.”
Colin Parent, La Mesa Councilmember
"During his time on the Council, David initiated and funded major infrastructure projects, including new fire stations, libraries, parks, roads, and affordable homes in the most underserved neighborhoods of San Diego. David is the experienced leader we need and I am proud to endorse him for Assembly."
Vivian Moreno, San Diego Councilmember
"As Councilmember for District 8, David Alvarez set a strong example in fighting every day to deliver quality and equitable services to the residents of District 8. I am proud of our work to bring parks, a new library, paved streets and jobs to our neighborhoods and families. David is the representation we need in Sacramento."
Denise Ducheny, Fmr. State Senator
"As a former Assemblymember and State Senator, I enthusiastically support David Alvarez for Assembly. During the time I served in the Legislature, David Alvarez was a valuable member of my District Office staff. He is a tireless worker, incredibly dedicated, and a true public servant committed to the communities of the 80th Assembly District, including the neighborhood he grew up in and where he continues to reside and raise his family. David’s many years of experience as a community organizer, stellar legislative staff member, and as an elected official in San Diego will make him an exceptionally effective Assemblymember."
Alejandra Sotelo-Solis, Mayor of National City
"I am confident David will prioritize the well-being and safety of our National City communities. We need him in Sacramento to fight for us. David has a proven record of putting the needs and priorities of the community first. He is the voice for change National City needs in Sacramento, and I am proud to endorse him for the State Assembly, 80th District."
Luz Molina, City Clerk National City
" I support David Alvarez for Assembly because he has the experience to represent our South Bay communities from the start. He was born and raised in Barrio Logan and still lives in the neighborhood in which he grew up. That is very important to me because it shows that he knows, cares, and fights for our fair share. He’s honest, acts with integrity, and I trust him to represent us honorably. I enthusiastically support David to be our Assemblymember for the 80th District."
Former San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox
“I’m endorsing David because he wants to bring change to the state legislature and that’s what Chula Vista and Bonita need right now. David understands that the State needs to change its approach to the rising cost of living, and the increase in crime and homelessness. He supports an immediate suspension of the gas tax, and he supports our police officers and wants to make sure violent criminals are locked up. We worked together for many years and I know he will get things done in Sacramento.”
Jason Wells, CEO and Executive Director of the San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce
"Our San Ysidro businesses and binational border region need someone with experience like David Alvarez. David has been a leader in developing strong and on-going relationships with our neighbors in Baja California, spear-heading work on cross-border infrastructure projects like the reconfiguration of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry, Cross-Border Xpress Air Terminal and the Otay Mesa II land crossing currently under development. Additionally, David’s proven record of listening and acting on constituents’ expressed needs make him a must for us in Sacramento! I am wholeheartedly a proud supporter of David Alvarez for Assembly."
Rudy Lopez, San Ysidro School Board Member
"As a lifelong San Ysidro resident, business owner and San Ysidro School Board Member, I know firsthand how San Ysidro was neglected for decades. As Councilmember for District 8, David Alvarez delivered a much needed new library and park to our community. I know that David will bring that leadership and determination to the Assembly and I proudly endorse him."
Shane Harris, Civil Rights Leader
"David's commitment and passion to developing the next generation is what is needed at the state level right now. San Diego County's higher education facilities are impacted by the number of students applying, and kids in San Diego's South Bay are getting squeezed out from admission in our region's colleges such as San Diego State University. We need a new university in the South Bay that guarantees admission for young people who grow up in the south bay and want to seek a higher education at the university level. David's commitment to get this done is why everybody in Assembly District 80 should be voting for him".
Arturo Solis, Sweetwater Union High School District Board President
"I support David Alvarez for Assembly because he will work hard for our working families to deliver the resources they need for a better quality of life. During his time on the Council, David helped get more parks in underserved communities so that kids and families have a safe and healthy place for outdoor activities. He was also instrumental in having a sidewalk built for San Ysidro students to walk safely to school. David has also spent countless hours as a mentor and volunteer for youth including being a mentor with the Barrio Logan College Institute and volunteering at schools in his community. David has the compassion, dedication and experience to be our next Assemblymember."
Dukie Valderrama, San Diego Port Commissioner Emeritus
"I am proud to endorse David Alvarez for Assembly. As a former San Diego Port Commissioner, I had the pleasure of working collaboratively with David when he was a City Councilmember to enhance our region's prosperity along our dynamic waterfront. David has always been a champion for the residents he serves and I know he will continue to do so in the State Assembly."
Sen. María Elena Durazo, Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus
“As the son of immigrant parents, David Alvarez knows the day-to-day challenges families across California face and has a proven record of putting the needs and priorities of the community first. In the Assembly, David will be a strong voice for working families so they can get their fair share of resources to live safe and healthy lives. The California Latino Legislative Caucus is proud to endorse David Alvarez for State Assembly because he has what it takes to be a smart and strong leader for the residents of San Diego."