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Endorsements

Last Updated: January 25, 2024

*Partial list

  • Gavin Newsom

    GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA

    "Rudy Salas is a champion for the Valley who delivers for working families. Together, we have reduced the cost of life-saving medicines for seniors, expanded healthcare for all Californians and delivered in infrastructure projects like clean drinking water wells. I am proud to endorse Rudy because I know he will continue to be a champion for us in Congress."

  • Eleni Kounalakis

    LT. GOVERNOR OF CALIFORNIA
    “Rudy Salas is a proven leader, who knows how to get things done. In Congress, Rudy will fight for California and the Valley to protect our seniors, lower costs for life-saving medicines, and protect a woman's right to choose. I am proud to endorse him for Congress."
  • Alex Padilla

    UNITED STATES SENATOR
    “Rudy Salas is a true champion for Valley families. Rudy comes from humble beginnings, working in the fields with his family – and I know he will never forget his roots. In Congress, Rudy will be a strong partner in delivering for Valley schools, seniors, and veterans while helping ensure that working families have access to safe drinking water and affordable life-saving medicines."
  • Katherine Clark

    MINORITY WHIP REPRESENTATIVE
    "I am proud to endorse Rudy because I know he will continue to be a champion for working families and be a voice for the Central Valley in Congress."
  • Ted Lieu

    REPRESENTATIVE (CA-36)
    "Rudy knows what it means to serve his community and he knows what it takes to win tough races. That's why I'm excited to endorse his campaign."
  • Pete Aguilar

    REPRESENTATIVE (CA-33)
    "Rudy has deep roots in the valley, combined with his long history of delivering results for working families is why I'm confident he's going to flip this seat."
  • Linda Sánchez

    REPRESENTATIVE (CA-38)

    "As a lifelong resident of the Central Valley, Rudy has been a strong advocate for clean water projects, universal access to healthcare, and reproductive freedom. Rudy was the first Latino Bakersfield City Council Member in its 112-history and during his term in the California State Assembly, he made it his mission to stand side by side with Central Valley working families and delivered real results to the Latino community. In Congress, he'll continue delivering for working families and will continue fighting against Republican extremism."

  • UFW

    UNITED FARM WORKERS

    "Rudy Salas grew up working with his family in the fields and
    I know we can count on him to stand up for families who put
    food on our tables. Rudy is a true champion for our community
    and for farm workers. During his time in the CA Assembly,
    he won overtime pay for farm workers, expanded healthcare
    coverage, and brought funding for clean and safe drinking water
    for all Central Valley families."

    - Teresa Romero, President of the United Farm Workers
  • CA DEM

    CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY

    State and Local Endorsements

    • Lt. Gov Eleni Kounalakis
      AG Rob Bonta
      State Controller Malia Cohen
      Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara
      Treasurer Fiona Ma
      U.S. Senator Alex Padilla
      Superintendent Tony Thurmond
      Former California State Controller Betty Yee
      Sen. Toni Atkins
      Sen. Josh Becker
      Sen. Susan Talamantes Eggman
      Sen. Monique Limon
      Asm. Rebecca Bauer-Kahn
      Asm. Steve Bennett
      Asm. Marc Berman
      Asm. Tasha Boerner
      Asm. Mia Bonta
      Asm. Lisa Calderon
      Asm. Sabrina Cervantes
      Asm. Mike Fong
      Asm. Jesse Gabriel
      Asm. Eduardo Garcia

    • Asm. Mike Gibson
      Asm. Tim Grayson
      Asm. Greg Hart
      Asm. Chris Holden
      Asm. Jacqui Irwin
      Asm. Josh Lowenthal
      Asm. Al Maratsuchi
      Asm. Tina McKinnor
      Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris
      Asm. Sharon Quirk-Silva
      Asm. Speaker Emeritus Anthony Rendon
      Asm. Eloise Reyes
      Asm. Luz Rivas
      Asm. Speaker Robert Rivas
      Asm. James Ramos
      Asm. Freddie Rodriguez
      Asm. Esmeralda Soria
      Asm. Phil Ting
      Asm. Avelino Valencia
      Asm. Chris Ward
      Asm. Buffy Wicks
      Asm. Jim Wood

    Congressional Endorsements

    • Cong. Pete Aguilar
      Cong. Nanette Barragán
      Cong. Ami Bera
      Cong. Julia Brownley
      Cong. Tony Cárdenas
      Cong. Judy Chu
      Cong. Katherine Clark
      Cong. Ruben Gallego
      Cong. Robert Garcia
      Cong. Jimmy Gomez
      Cong. Sydney Kamlager-Dove
      Cong. Ro Khanna
      Cong. Mike Levin
      Cong. Ted Lieu

    • Cong. Zoe Lofgren
      Cong. Kevin Mullen
      Cong. Joe Neguse
      Cong. Wiley Nickel
      Cong. Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi
      Cong. Raul Ruiz
      Cong. Linda Sánchez
      Cong. Adam Schiff
      Cong. Brad Sherman
      Cong. Mark Takano
      Cong. Mike Thompson
      Cong. Norma Torres

    Organizations

    • BOLD PAC
    • California Democratic Party
    • California High School Democrats

    • California Labor Federation

    • California Young Democrats

    • Democratic Women of Kern County

    • Equality California

    • Fresno, Madera, Kings & Tulare Counties
      Building and Construction Trades Council
    • IBEW local 428
    • International Longshore and Warehouse Union

    • National Union of Healthcare Workers

    • SEIU California
    • UA Local 460
    • United Farm Workers
    • Reproductive Freedom for All

    • Bakersfield Professional Firefighters

    • California Federation of Teachers

    • Democratic Majority for Israel