Los Angeles County Federation of Labor Endorses City Councilman Victor Gordo's Campaign for Mayor of Pasadena
PASADENA, CA -- Continuing to build a broad array of support in his campaign for Mayor of Pasadena, today Pasadena City Councilman Victor Gordo announced a highly coveted endorsement from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. The Secretary-Treasurer of the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 777, Gordo has spent his life's work standing up for working people and fighting to create good jobs while growing our regional middle class economy.
Comprised of more than 800,000 working women and men through more than 300 affiliated unions, the L.A. County Federation of Labor is one of the most politically formidable forces in Southern California. In making public their support of Councilman Victor Gordo's citywide campaign for Mayor of Pasadena, Ron Herrera, President of the L.A. County Federation of Labor released the following statement:
“Victor Gordo has dedicated his life's work to standing up for the people of Pasadena. A champion for working families, Victor is deeply experienced and has proven himself as a leader with integrity, vision and a deep commitment to the people he represents. Whether it's working to create more good paying jobs and build a sustainable middle class economy or reducing local traffic, investing in Pasadena's public safety and ensuring affordable housing, Victor Gordo is a candidate of, by and for the people of Pasadena. That's why the working families who make up the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor are proud to enthusiastically endorse Victor Gordo for Mayor."
Since initially launching his insurgent, grassroots driven and people-powered campaign for Mayor, Gordo has amassed widespread support from hundreds of Pasadena community members, neighborhood leaders as well as from the Pasadena Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 809 and former Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard who is Co-Chairing his campaign, among others. He is also the only candidate in the race to date who has announced surpassing over six-figures in funds raised primarily from local individuals and families in Pasadena for the March primary election.