Bakersfield, Calif. – In a statement released today, Barack Obama endorsed Emilio Huerta for Congress in California’s 21st District.
“I am proud to endorse Emilio Huerta for the United States House of Representatives,” said Barack Obama. “In Congress, Emilio will be a fighter for Central Valley working families. Emilio isn’t afraid to take on tough challenges, and he’ll fight for more and better access to clean water, good jobs with fair wages, and an education system that works for every child. Emilio is the kind of smart leader who will build on what we’ve accomplished and move our country forward, and that’s why I know Californians can count on Emilio Huerta.”
“I am grateful and humbled to receive the endorsement of Barack Obama,” said Emilio Huerta. “In Congress I hope to build upon and continue his legacy of improving the lives of working families like those in the Central Valley and giving every child a fair shot at the American dream.”