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