Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema has announced her support for Alex De Ocampo’s bid to represent California’s 51st district in the state Assembly, the campaign announced today.
“We need people in office who are dedicated to making sure every community has a seat at the table. As a gay man of color, Alex De Ocampo has the experience and is committed to advancing LGBTQ rights. I know Alex will be a strong fighter for the most vulnerable among us, and I am thrilled to support his campaign for the California Assembly,” stated Congresswoman Sinema.
Congresswoman Sinema has represented Arizona’s 9th congressional district since 2013. Prior to that, she served in both chambers of the Arizona state legislature. A member of the LGBTQ community, Congresswoman Sinema has fought against anti-LGBTQ measures, and continues to be a leading voice for equality.
“I am proud to have earned the support of Congresswoman Sinema. She is a trailblazer, and has spent her career fighting for marginalized people. I look forward to finding ways to work together to tear down the barriers that stand in the way of success and opportunity,” said Alex De Ocampo.