Feb 01


WATSONVILLE, CA— In a stunning blow to her competition, just days after winning grassroots support from 43 out of 45 total possible votes among AD-30’s California Democratic Party’s eligible delegates– a staggering 96%– today Watsonville’s Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo’s campaign for State Assembly District 30 announced that as of the December 31st deadline, it raised a sizable over $268,000 for the primary election campaign.

As a result of her commanding performance at the California Democratic Party “Pre-Convention Caucus” endorsement vote among district delegates, Watsonville Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo has officially been recommended for the state Party’s all-powerful endorsement at the upcoming state convention. 

For the recent report ending on December 31st, Watsonville’s Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo raked-in a whopping $118,000 in new contributions, bringing her total raised to more than $268,000. She maintains a substantial cash-on-hand war-chest of over $238,000.

Upon releasing these latest fundraising figures, Dave Jacobson, a campaign consultant working on Watsonville’s Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo’s Assembly campaign, released the following statement:

“These strong numbers are a testament to the fact that Watsonville’s Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo is fundraising at a precedent-setting pace and that’s she’s the candidate with the real momentum in this race. It also demonstrates her wide-ranging support, from the delegates who make up the Democratic Party, grassroots activists, nurses, classroom teachers, neighborhood activists, small business owners and countless others– all of which are yearning for a new generation of leadership in Sacramento. We are fully confident that Mayor Pro-Tem Cervantez Alejo will continue raising the resources necessary to run a competitive, and ultimately victorious, campaign.”

Just last week Watsonville Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo announced the support of AFSCME Council 57, and in a landslide vote, the endorsement of the South County Democratic Club, a powerhouse local organization comprised of scores of politically mobilized grassroots activists.

Beyond today’s news, Watsonville Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo has amassed an army of support from teachers, nurses, working people, women’s organizations, small business owners, Democratic Party luminaries, and countless others, totaling well over 220 supporters.

To view her full list of endorsements, please click here: http://votekarina.com/endorsements/

To view Watsonville Mayor Pro-Tem Karina Cervantez Alejo bio, click here:http://votekarina.com/meet-karina/meet-karina/

For all other information, please visit: www.VoteKarina.com