San Fernando Valley, CA – Building upon the strong bipartisan coalition that helped propel Monica Rodriguez to a first-place finish in the March primary, Rodriguez’s campaign announced that Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger officially endorsed Monica Rodriguez in the City Council District 7 election.

“With her strong commitment to public safety, accountability and economic growth, Monica Rodriguez is a problem-solver who brings people together to get results,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger.  “I look forward to working with her on improving the quality of life for our residents in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.”

In winning this key endorsement, Monica Rodriguez said: “Supervisor Kathryn Barger is a highly-respected leader and a strong advocate for communities in the Northeast Valley – I am thrilled that she has endorsed my campaign for City Council.”

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 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, Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, and Councilmembers Mitch Englander and Nury Martinez.