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Dr. Asif Mahmood Snags Endorsement Of 11 More OC & Southern California Leaders

Jan 28, 2022

TUSTIN — 11 Southern California and elected leaders announced their support for Dr. Asif Mahmood today in his race to flip CA-40 and defeat Young Kim. They include:

  • State Senator Josh Newman

  • State Senator Sydney Kamlager

  • Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

  • Assemblymember Miguel Santiago

  • Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula

  • Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj

  • Irvine Councilwoman (Ret.) Melissa Fox

  • Orange County Democratic Party Chairwoman Ada Briceño

  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party Chair Mark Gonzalez

  • California Democratic Party Treasurer and DNC member Melahat Rafiei

  • Andy Thorburn, Orange County Democratic leader

Dr. Mahmood, a physician with more than twenty years of experience treating patients in Southern California, entered the race last week with strong support from local, state and federal leaders. They include:

  • UNITE HERE Local 11

  • Rep. Mike Levin

  • Rep. Tony Cardenas

  • Rep. Brad Sherman

  • Rep. Norma Torres

  • Rep. Judy Chu

  • Rep. Ted Lieu

  • Rep. Jim Costa

  • Rep. Jimmy Gomez

  • Rep. Karen Bass

  • Rep. Ro Khanna

  • Rep. Alan Lowenthal

  • Rep Gregory Meeks, Chair of House Foreign Affairs Committee

  • CA Lt Gov Eleni Kounalakis

  • CA Treasurer Betty Yee

  • CA Attorney General Rob Bonta

  • CA Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara

  • Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan

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