Endorsements


Your Community Leaders Support Otto Lee

Our campaign is honored to be supported by current and former elected officials and community leaders. 

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Federal 
Officials
Judy Chu, US Congress, CA-27
Anna Eshoo, 
US Congress, CA-18
Ted Lieu,
US Congress, CA-33
Grace Meng,
US Congress, NY-6
Mark Takano,
US Congress, CA-41
Norman Mineta,
Fmr. US Secretary of Transportation and San José Mayor
Mike Honda,
Fmr. US Congress, CA-17


State Officials
Fiona Ma, State Treasurer
Betty Yee, State Controller
John Chiang, Fmr. State Treasurer & Controller
Bob Wieckowski
, CA State Senator, SD-10
Marc Berman, Assemblymember, AD-24
Evan Low, Assemblymember, AD-28
Manny Diaz, Fmr. Assemblymember 
Paul Fong, Fmr. Assemblymember 
Sally Lieber, Fmr. Assemblymember 
Josh Becker, CA State Senate Candidate, SD-13
Alex Lee, Assemblymember Candidate, AD-25

County Officials
Susan Ellenberg, Santa Clara County Supervisor
Joe Simitian, Santa Clara County Supervisor
Blanca Alvarado, 
Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Rod Diridon, Sr.,
Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Liz Kniss, Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Dan McCorquodale, Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Pete McHugh, 
Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Dianne McKenna, Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Ken Yeager, Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor
Jeff Rosen, Santa Clara County District Attorney
Larry Stone, Santa Clara County Assessor
Claudia Rossi, Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee & Board President
Rosemary Kamei,
Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee 
Anna Song, Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee
Dr. Michael Chang, Fmr. Santa Clara County Board of Education Trustee
Aarón Reséndez, Fmr. Santa Clara County Planning Commissioner
Tony Estremera,
Santa Clara Valley Water Boardmember
Gary Kremen,
Santa Clara Valley Water Boardmember 
Linda LeZotte, Santa Clara Valley Water Boardmember & Fmr. San José City Councilmember
Dick Santos, Santa Clara Valley Water Boardmember
Wilma Chan, Alameda County Supervisor 
Phong La, Alameda County Assessor

City Officials
Rich Waterman, Campbell Mayor
Dan Furtado, Fmr. Campbell Mayor
Patrick Kwok,
 Fmr. Cupertino Mayor
Kris Wang, 
Fmr. Cupertino Mayor
Lily Mei,
Fremont Mayor 
Eric Garcetti
, Los Angeles Mayor
Marico Sayoc,
Los Gatos Councilmember 
Sam Liccardo,
San José Mayor
Ron Gonzales,
Fmr. San José Mayor
Rose Herrera, Fmr. San José Vice Mayor 
Pam Foley, San José City Councilmember
Sergio Jimenez, 
San José City Councilmember
Matt Mahan, San José Councilmember-Elect
Raj Chahal, Santa Clara Councilmember 
Karen Hardy,
Santa Clara Councilmember 
Aileen Kao, Fmr. Saratoga Mayor
Emily Lo,
Fmr. Saratoga Mayor
Yan Zhao,
Saratoga City Councilmember
Larry Klein,
Sunnyvale Mayor 
Nancy Smith, Sunnyvale Vice Mayor
Patricia Castillo
, Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Dean Chu,
Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Melinda Hamilton
, Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
John Howe
, Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Tony Spitaleri,
Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Patricia Vorreiter
, Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Jack Walker
, Fmr. Sunnyvale Mayor
Mason Fong, 
Sunnyvale Councilmember
Michael S. Goldman, 
Sunnyvale Councilmember
Glenn Hendricks, 
Sunnyvale Councilmember
Gustav Larsson, 
Sunnyvale Councilmember
Russ Melton,
Sunnyvale Councilmember
Jim Davis, Fmr. Sunnyvale Councilmember 
Tara Martin-Millius, Fmr. Sunnyvale Councilmember 
Christopher Moylan, Fmr. Sunnyvale Councilmember
Wayne Lee, Millbrae Mayor
Bob Nuñez,
Milpitas Vice Mayor
Bob Livengood,
Fmr. Milpitas Mayor
Henry Manayan, Fmr. Milpitas Mayor
Karina Dominguez, Milpitas Councilmember 
Carmen Montano, Milpitas Councilmember 
Anthony Phan, Milpitas Councilmember
Marsha Grilli, Fmr. Milpitas Councilmember
Ian Bain, Redwood City Mayor
Javed Ellahie, Monte Sereno City Council
Margaret Abe-Koga, 
Mountain View Mayor
Ellen Kamei, Mountain View Vice Mayor 
Lucas Ramirez, Mountain View Councilmember

Education Officials
Thelma Boac, Berryessa Union School Boardmember 
Hugo Jimenez, Berryessa Union School Boardmember 
Liz Chew, Former Berryessa Union District Trustee 
Andy Li,
Contra Costa Community College District Boardmember Trustee
Jerry Liu,
Cupertino Union School District Trustee
Satheesh Madhathil, Cupertino Union School District Trustee
Lan Nguyen,
East Side Union High School District Board President 
Van T. Le, 
East Side Union High School District Board Vice President 
J. Manuel Herrera, East Side Union High School District Trustee 
Jeff Ota,
Fmr. East Side Union High School District Trustee
Chris Corpus,
Evergreen School District Trustee
Marisa Hanson,
Evergreen School District Trustee
Sylvia Alvarez, Fmr. Evergreen School District Trustee
Pearl Cheng,
Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board President 
Patrick J. Ahrens, Foothill-De Anza Community College District Trustee
Laura Casas Frier,
Foothill-De Anza Community College District Trustee 
Gilbert Wong, Foothill-De Anza Community College District Trustee 
Rosa Kim,
Fremont Union High School Trustee 
Naomi Nakano-Matsumoto,
Fremont Union High School Trustee
Roy Rocklin
, Fremont Union High School Trustee 
William Wilson, Fremont Union High School Trustee
Gwan Alisontosa,
Fmr. Milpitas Unified School District Trustee & President 
Michael J. Mendizabal, Fmr. Milpitas Unified School District Trustee
Brian LoBue,
 Oak Grove School District Trustee
Teresa Cox,
Vice-Chair, Trustee, Ohlone Community College
Maria Fuentes
, San José-Evergreen Community College District Trustee
Balbir Dhillon, Fmr. San José-Evergreen Community College District Trustee
Brian Wheatley,
San José Unified District Trustee
Vickie Fairchild,
Santa Clara Unified School District Trustee
Mark Richardson,
Santa Clara Unified School District Trustee
Jeffrey Arnett, 
Sunnyvale School District Boardmember Trustee
Reid Myers, Sunnyvale School District Boardmember Trustee
Nancy Newkirk,
Sunnyvale School District Boardmember Trustee
Adrienne Grey,
West Valley Mission Community College District Trustee

Community Leaders
Rudy Chavez Medina,
President of the Chavez Family Vision Foundation
Christine Pelosi,
CA DNC Member
Alex Gallardo-Rooker,
 CA DNC Member & California Democratic Party Vice Chair
Danny Garza,
Plata Arroyo Neighborhood and Eastgate N.A.C.
Bel Leong-Hong,
MD DNC Member & Asian Pacific Islander American Caucus Chair
Rev. Jethroe Moore II, President of NAACP San Jose/Silicon Valley
Carl Guardino, Fmr. Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO
Dr. Allan Seid, Fmr. CA State Boards of Education and Mental Health Member & ACCI Founder
Mary Seid, Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council Founding Member
Mark Tiernan, Fmr. Milpitas Planning Commission Chair 
Huy Tran, Fmr. San José Housing Commissioner

Michael Bangs
Dr. Raj Bhandari
Edesa Bitbadal
Owen Byrd
Virgil Chen
John and Barbara Comiskey
Gloria Duffy

Mary Ellen & Mike Fox, Sr.
Kevin Fong

Andrea Gung
Dr. Elliot Lepler

Regis McKenna
Michael Mendizabel
General Binh Nguyen

Jimmy Nguyen
Louis and Lisa Rocha
Hermelinda Sapien
Wendy Stegeman
Ruth Silver Taube
Emy Thurber
Leah Toeniskoetter
Catherine Matsuyo Tompkison
David Tonna
Colonel Dien Tran

Weiwei Wang

Organizations & Groups
American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, AFSCME Council 57
American Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 6157
Avalanche Democratic Club
Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee, BAYMEC
Dean Democratic Club
Democratic Activists for Women Now, DAWN
Democratic Club at the Villages
East Side Teachers Association, ESTA
International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, IFPTE Local 21
La Raza Roundtable
The Mercury News Editorial Board
Registered Nurses Professional Association, RNPA
Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
Santa Clara County Democratic Party
Santa Clara County Firefighters Local 1165
Santa Clara County League of Conservation Voters
Service Employees International Union, SEIU Local 521
Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network, SIREN ACTION
Silicon Valley Democratic Club
Silicon Valley Stonewall Democratic Club
Silicon Valley Young Democrats
South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council
South Bay Progressive Alliance
South Bay YIMBY
Sunnyvale Democratic Club
UA Local 393 - Plumbers, Steamfitters and HVAC/R Service Technicians
United Food and Commercial Workers, UFCW Local 5

 

Partial list
Titles listed for identification purposes only

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