Young Kim Continues to Build Strong Momentum; Establishes herself as the Republican Front Runner to Challenge Gil Cisneros
Fullerton, CA– Today, Young Kim, candidate for the 39th congressional district, announced the support of the following local California State Legislators in her bid to challenge freshman Rep. Gil Cisneros:
- State Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove
- State Senator Ling Ling Chang
- State Senator Pat Bates
- State Senator Bob Huff, ret.
- State Senator Janet Nguyen, ret.
- State Senator John Lewis, ret.
- State Assembly Republican Leader Marie Waldron
- State Assemblyman Steven Choi
- State Assemblyman Tyler Diep
- State Assemblyman Bill Brough
- State Assembly Republican Leader Scott Baugh, ret.
- State Assemblyman Matt Harper, ret.
- State Assemblyman Van Tran, ret.
- State Assemblyman Bob Pacheco, ret.
- State Assemblyman Jim Silva, ret.
- State Assemblyman David Hadley, ret.
“Young Kim is a principled and dedicated public servant with a tireless work ethic,” said State Senator Ling Ling Chang. “As a State Assemblywoman, Young Kim stood up to Sacramento special interest groups to protect California taxpayers and I know she will do the same in Congress.”
“Young Kim is an accessible community leader who will listen, take action, and be a problem solver. That’s what makes Young so effective and the right choice to represent us in Congress,” said former State Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff.
“I’m grateful for the support of our local State Legislators who I’ve personally worked with to ensure our families are safe, tuition rates are low, and our veterans are taken care of,” said Young Kim, a former State Assemblywoman.
Last week, Kim’s campaign announced the endorsements of House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy,
U.S. Representatives Ken Calvert, Devin Nunes, Doug LaMalfa, Paul Cook, and Tom McClintock, and former U.S. Representative Ed Royce.
California’s 39th congressional district represents portions of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties and includes the cities and communities of Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Diamond Bar, Hacienda Heights, La Habra Heights, Rowland Heights, Walnut, and Chino Hills.
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