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In Case You Missed It: Dr. Asif Mahmood Clinches California Democratic Party Endorsement

Mar 08, 2022

Dr. Mahmood Received 94% of Delegate Vote in Race to Defeat Rep. Young Kim

TUSTIN — At this weekend’s California Democratic Party convention, physician and congressional candidate Dr. Asif Mahmood officially clinched the party’s endorsement in the race to defeat Representative Young Kim. Dr. Mahmood received a whopping 94% of district delegates’ vote.

“I am honored by the support our campaign has received from residents and grassroots volunteers of the 40th district,” said Dr. Mahmood. “Families in this district want a representative who will actually focus on solving their problems — not political games. I have spent my career as a physician helping people. We need a representative who will take that approach in Washington.”

Just one month into his campaign, Dr. Mahmood has earned wide support from across the district. His supporters include:

  • 314 Action
  • Governor Gavin Newsom
  • U.S. Senator Alex Padilla
  • Rep. Mike Levin
  • Rep. Katie Porter
  • 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

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