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“Residents and businesses need a skilled representative to ensure those big-ticket projects deliver lasting, meaningful improvement for the surrounding neighborhoods. Santana is the candidate most likely to help the district thrive.”
LA Times
“Our city needs a leader like Marco who has the experience necessary to bring real solutions to homelessness and keep our communities safe.”
Henry Stern
CA State Senator, 27th District*
“Marco is exactly the leader LA needs at this moment.”
Nithya Raman
Councilmember, City of Los Angeles*
“I am endorsing Marco Santana because he demonstrated a commitment to progressive policies that benefit San Fernando Valley working families who need more resources from our city. He understands what needs to be done to address our homelessness emergency and how connecting people to housing leads to safer communities. I believe he will make an ideal governing partnert.”
Caroline Menjivar
CA State Senator, 20th District*
“The Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley is excited to announce our endorsement of Marco Santana for L.A. City Council. It’s clear that Marco’s leadership, experience, and vision for the Valley is what’s needed in this critical time at City Hall. Marco’s extensive connection to the communities of CD6 ensures he understands the needs of the Valley and its residents and has the ability to address our most pressing issues on day one.”
Sean Rivas
Chair of the Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley*
“Marco’s experience makes him, not only, well-equipped to handle the pressing issues of affordable housing and homelessness, but his campaign has demonstrated a clear vision to address environmental issues in the 6th District. We look forward to seeing him implement his vision for a more sustainable Los Angeles.”
Adam Lane
Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters*
“We’re proud to endorse Marco Santana for Los Angeles City Council – District 6. A true son of labor, Marco will stand side-by-side with our city’s working families and fight for worker justice and good union jobs.”
Robert Smith
Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36*
"Marco Santana is the right leader at this crucial juncture for Los Angeles. Marco brings a fresh perspective, a history of service to our community, and proven experience -- all attributes that we need at City Hall to tackle the challenges we face. I'm proud to stand in support of Marco Santana for City Council.”
Kelly Gonez
LAUSD Board Member*

Partial Endorsement List


Caroline Menjivar
CA State Senator, 20th District *

Henry Stern
CA State Senator, 27th District*

Nithya Raman,
Councilmember, City of Los Angeles*

Chelsea Byers,
Councilmember, City of West Hollywood*

Mary Solorio
Councilmember, City of San Fernando Valley*

Kelly Gonez
LAUSD Board*

Julie Butcher
L.A. City Director, SEIU Local 721* (retired)

Maria Skelton
Former Board member, Van Nuys Neighborhood Council*

Alejandro Morales
Past President, Pacoima Neighborhood Council*

Xenia Vidal
External Affairs Coordinator, Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California*

Emma Taylor
Housing Justice Leader, Bend the Arc*

Erica Liepmann
Non-Profit Leader

Sean Rivas
Chair, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley*

Damian Carroll
Fundraising Co-Chair, Democratic Party of the San Fernando Valley*

Raj Dhillon
Board member, New Directions for Youth*

Sandra Fluke,
Public Interest Attorney

Michael Menjivar
President, San Fernando Valley Young Democrats*

Jessica Maldonado
President, Los Angeles County Young Democrats (LACYD)*

Anthony Pico
First Vice Chair of the Native American Caucus for Young Dems of America

Steven Butcher
CSUEU SEIU Local 2579

Saul Mejia
President, Panorama City Chamber of Commerce

Kanin Pruter
Former President, Stonewall Young Democrats

Renato Lira
Executive Director, SFV LGBTQ Center*

Cameron Onumah
Former Vice President, LACYD, and LACDP Delegate

Juan Gomez
Vice Principal, Fenton Charter School*

Dr. Blaine Simmons
Umoja Counselor, L.A. City College

Vanessa Carr
Deputy Director of External & Legislative Affairs, California Volunteers, Office of the Governor

David Miguel Gonzalez
Director of Labor Relations, Association of Independent Commercial Producers*

Patrick MacFarlane
At Large Board Member, L.A. County Young Democrats*

Claudia Richarte
Senior Academic Advisor, California State University Northridge

Gerry “Lalo” Lopez
Chief Operating Officer, Neighborhood Partners, Inc.*

Honorable Andres Cano
Arizona State Representative

Jonathan Martinez
Board Member – Chair Education Committee
Board Member, Panorama City Neighborhood Council

Nick Schultz
Vice Mayor of Burbank

Mike Benedetto
President, Granada Hills South Neighborhood Council
Former President, Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce

Rachel Bracker
President, Westside Young Democrats*

Richard Matthews
President, North Valley Democratic Club*

*titles for identification purposes only; does not imply organizational endorsement

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