San Fernando Valley, CA – Continuing her momentum with a first-place finish in the Los Angeles City Council District 7 March election, Monica Rodriguez’s campaign announced the endorsement of California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

“On the City Council, Monica Rodriguez will fight against Donald Trump’s hurtful policies, leading efforts to protect working families from attacks by the Trump Administration,” stated Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.  “Monica will be a strong advocate for better wages and new jobs, gender equity, and holding polluters accountable to protect our air, water, and open space.”

Monica Rodriguez released the following statement in announcing the Speaker’s endorsement: “Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has been a statewide leader and champion for working families, children, public education, and the environment.  I am thrilled for his support in this campaign.”

A bipartisan, broad-based grassroots coalition has united in support for Monica Rodriguez’s campaign.  Hundreds of local community leaders, educators, small business owners, environmentalists, and working families in the Northeast San Fernando Valley are supporting her campaign.  She also won the endorsements of the United Firefighters Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Protective League, Los Angeles School Police Officers Association, Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club, SEIU-USWW, Laborers Local 300, Teamsters Joint Council 42, as well as endorsements from both Democrats and Republicans, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and former Mayor Richard Riordan, Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl, and Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Nury Martinez.

Monica Rodriguez is running for the Los Angeles City Council District 7, serving Sylmar, Pacoima, North Hills, La Tuna Canyon, Lakeview Terrace, Shadow Hills, Sunland-Tujunga, and Mission Hills.  Please visit for more information.