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Congresswoman Katie Porter Endorses Dr. Asif Mahmood In Race To Flip CA-40

Feb 16, 2022

Porter, who currently represents much of the district, says Dr. Mahmood understands the challenges families face

TUSTIN — Congresswoman Katie Porter today endorsed Dr. Asif Mahmood today in his race to flip CA-40 and defeat Congresswoman Young Kim. Congresswoman Porter currently represents a large portion of the new CA-40.

“I am proud to endorse Dr. Mahmood,” said Congresswoman Porter. As a physician with more than 20 years of experience treating patients, he understands the challenges families face. I look forward to working side by side with him to provide real solutions that help our families.”

Porter joins the growing coalition of California and Orange County leaders supporting Dr. Mahmood’s campaign. They include:

  • Governor Gavin Newsom
  • U.S. Senator Alex Padilla
  • Rep. Mike Levin
  • Rep. Lou Correa
  • Rep. Tony Cardenas
  • Rep. Brad Sherman
  • Rep. Norma Torres
  • Rep. Judy Chu
  • Rep. Ted Lieu
  • Rep. Jimmy Gomez
  • Rep. Karen Bass
  • Rep. Ro Khanna
  • Rep. Alan Lowenthal
  • Rep. Ami Bera
  • Rep. Jim Costa
  • 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
  • State Senator Josh Newman
  • State Senator Sydney Kamlager
  • Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva
  • Assemblymember Miguel Santiago
  • Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula
  • Assemblymember Tom Daly
  • Assemblymember Chris Holden
  • Assemblymember Blanca Rubio
  • Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj
  • Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox
  • Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan
  • 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
  • UNITE HERE Local 11

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