Rep. Julia Brownley is the latest elected official from California to back Sen. Kamala Harris to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, Brownley announced this week.
"I am proud to endorse Kamala Harris for President because she has the vision we need for America's future — bringing people together, lifting up diverse voices, and fighting for our shared values," said Brownley, D-Westlake Village. "I worked with Kamala when I was in the California legislature and I know she has the tenacity, fearlessness, and experience to lead this country into a better future for all Americans. Her passion and track record as a champion for justice and an advocate for women and families is unparalleled. She's exactly the kind of effective and compassionate leader our country needs."
Harris formally announced her candidacy in January.
The list of endorsements Harris has secured so far are:
- Rep. Barbara Lee
- Rep. Katie Hill
- Rep. Nanette Barragan
- Rep. Ted Lieu
- Gov. Gavin Newsom
- Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis
- Secretary of State Alex Padilla
- State Treasurer Fiona Ma
- California Assemblyman Tony Thurmond
- California Senator Ricardo Lara
- Labor and civil rights leader Dolores Huerta