San Fernando Valley, CA – Building on her strong showing with a first-place finish in the March election, Monica Rodriguez’s campaign announced that five of the candidates in the primary election have now endorsed her campaign and are uniting their grassroots networks in the common goal of helping Rodriguez win the May run-off election.

Today’s announcement includes the recent endorsements from:

      • Nicole Chase, Education Advocate/Rancher
      • Mark Reed, Businessman/Realtor/Rancher
      • Carlos Lara, Community Leader
      • Franki Becerra, Manager, State Government
      • Art Miner, a leading Sunland-Tujunga community leader and business owner who finished in 4th place in the March election also announced his support for Monica’s campaign

Responding to the latest endorsements, Monica Rodriguez released the following statement:

“I am humbled, honored, and thrilled by the support from Art Miner, Nicole Chase, Mark Reed, Carlos Lara, and Franki Becerra,” said Monica Rodriguez.  “Our grassroots and community-focused campaign is powered by the people who live, work, and dedicate their lives to strengthening our communities.  This broad-based community support will propel our campaign to another first-place finish.  Thanks to the energy, support, and collaboration with our community leaders, neighborhood advocates, and local businesses we will hold City Hall accountable to our communities and work together to ensure that the Northeast Valley can live up to its full potential.”


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.  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.  Please for more information.