Labor Leader Guides OC Democrats' Quest to Revamp County Politics
Backed by a “Stop the Republican Recall” banner hanging from a kiosk at the Garden Grove offices of Unite Here Local 11, Ada Briceño rallied her base.
Five out of Orange County’s 10 Democratic mayors stood behind her alongside other elected officials during the Aug. 25 press conference in a display of political might as she urged voters to reject the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom with only a few weeks to go before the Sept. 14 election.
“To see so many elected officials here shows that Orange County Democrats are speaking with one united strong voice,” said Briceño. “It’s clear that the energy keeps growing to stop this recall. Democrats are speaking with voters every single day and we won’t stop until the recall is defeated.”
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