Every Orange County Mayor Weighing in on the 47th Endorses DeLong
|August 30, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|CONTACT: Noel Fritsch
|Every 47th District Mayor Who Endorses in Orange County Endorses DeLongLong Beach–Long Beach City Councilman Gary DeLong, Congressional candidate for California’s newly drawn 47th District, announces that he has received the endorsement of every 47th District Mayor in Orange County who made endorsements.“It is an honor to have earned the support of so many leaders in Orange County. Each sets a shining example of what it means to responsibly manage their towns’ budget.”
In addition to DeLong’s growing list of endorsements, Gary has been endorsed by Cypress Mayor Doug Bailey, Garden Grove Mayor Bill Dalton, Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar, Stanton Mayor Carol Warren, and Westminster Mayor Margie Rice.
Gary has also recently received the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Long Beach Press-Telegram, The National Federation of Independent Business, Congressman Ed Royce, and State Senator Tom Harman.
Gary DeLong has achieved bipartisan success year after year as a Long Beach elected official.A local small business owner in the telecommunications industry for nearly three decades, he turned around a company on the verge of bankruptcy by increasing revenues, reducing overhead, and focusing on the customer. Mr. DeLong is running to represent California’s newly drawn 47th Congressional District.
Nearly half of the 47th Congressional District lies in Orange County, including the communities of Cypress, Los Alamitos and Rossmoor, and portions of Buena Park, Garden Grove, Stanton and Westminster. Los Angeles County, including the communities of Avalon, Long Beach, Signal Hill and a portion of Lakewood, comprises the remainder of the new District.
The California Target Book’s analysis of the newly drawn district indicates Republicans held an edge of four percent, 52-48, in the 2010 Congressional elections.