SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Vying for a seat on the newly re-drawn California Assembly District 10, Sacramento City Councilmember Eric Guerra was the first to announce his candidacy on Tuesday.
“I am excited to run in a district whose constituents so perfectly mirror my own personal story. I grew up as a first-generation immigrant working in the fields from the age of 5," Guerra said.
The Tahoe Park resident said on Jan. 4 he intends to represent South Sacramento in the California Legislature. He said in a statement his campaign has $325,000 in cash on hand.
"This district is filled with people with diverse backgrounds and cultures who are looking for a voice to represent them in the Capitol. I am ready to be their voice in the Assembly.”
Already Guerra has the public support of Mayor Darrell Steinberg, who said Guerra would make a great assemblymember.
“He is smart, hard-working with the right values and experience to represent the 10th Assembly District. He has my full support in this race," Steinberg said.
For more information on the current assemblymembers, visit the California State Assembly website.