Jackie Goldberg Endorses Matt Szabo for City Council
January 31, 2013
Former Assemblymember and 13th District Councilmember Jackie Goldberg today endorsed Deputy Mayor Matt Szabo for City Council.
“There are a number of truly extraordinary candidates in this race, but Matt Szabo is best prepared for the job, has the most progressive vision and the kind of commitment to the community we need on the City Council,” Goldberg said. ( READ MORE )
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Endorses Matt Szabo for City Council
January 16, 2013
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today endorsed former Deputy Mayor Matt Szabo for City Council. In making his first major endorsement in a 2013 city council race, Villaraigosa issued the following statement:
"For six years, Matt Szabo has been on the front lines taking on the city's toughest challenges. He knows how the city works inside and out, and knows how to get things done." ( READ MORE )
Civil Rights Leader Connie Rice Endorses Matt Szabo for City Council
January 7, 2013
Civil rights leader Connie Rice, nationally renowned co-director of the Echo Park-based Advancement Project, today endorsed former Deputy Mayor Matt Szabo for City Council, citing his commitment to progressive, community-based gang prevention and intervention strategies.
“As Deputy Mayor, Matt Szabo exhibited a keen understanding of how law enforcement, nonprofits and communities must work together to reduce gang violence and give kids a chance to survive—and he will continue to lead that progressive charge as the next councilman from the 13th District,” Rice said. ( READ MORE )
December 13, 2012
Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl today endorsed former Deputy Mayor Matt Szabo in his campaign for Los Angeles City Council, District 13:
“Matt Szabo will make a tremendous addition to the Los Angeles City Council, and I am proud to be an enthusiastic, early, and energetic supporter.
“I have known Matt for years, working as a trusted and senior advisor to two mayors, the city attorney, a city council member and a former state assembly speaker. I have watched him master public policy, negotiate skillfully, and find common ground among diverse interests. I have also seen him blossom into an inspiring leader in the LGBT community.
“Matt is uncommonly smart, and passionate about making Los Angeles the greatest city in the world. I look forward to campaigning hard for him, and watching him do great things for Los Angeles on the City Council.”
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