Press Releases

Los Angeles, CA -- On October 26, 2016, The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) released a poll that included Latino support in the California U.S. Senate race. In the two-way race for the Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, Latino voters are supporting U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (47 percent) over current California Attorney General Kamala Harris (30 percent). If elected, Sanchez would be the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate. "California Latinos will vote for Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate because she is...
October 27, 2016 – The Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate Campaign launched television and online ads this week as voters focus more on the U.S. Senate race. The “Real Deal” ad campaign began airing yesterday and will run through the November 8 election. The ads highlight that Rep. Sanchez is the only candidate with business, national security and homeland security experience. She is the tested candidate that voted No on the Iraq War and Wall Street bailout under tremendous political pressure. Loretta Sanchez is the only candidate with a bipartisan record of getting things...
Los Angeles, CA – The Council on American-Islamic Relations California (CAIR) PAC endorsed Loretta Sanchez for United States Senate in a dual endorsement. Said Rep. Loretta Sanchez: “For 20-years I have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the Muslim American community and I am truly humbled and honored to have their support for United States Senate,” said Rep. Loretta Sanchez. “I believe a strong partnership with Muslim Americans promotes American democratic values and national security. I have never stopped fighting and advocating to protect the religious...
Carson, CA – Today, Bishop Juan Carlos Mendez, founder of Churches in Action and a leader of the Los Angeles Interfaith Council, endorsed Rep. Loretta Sanchez for the United States Senate and urged his supporters to join him in voting for her in this historic election. “I’ve known Loretta for many years, I have worked alongside her and her family on community outreach to ensure California residents have the resources and information they need in times of emergency,” said Bishop Mendez. “As a national security expert, Loretta has worked with leaders around the world to...
Venice, CA – This week, Venice High School overwhelming voted for Loretta Sanchez (65 percent) over rival Kamala Harris (35 percent) in a mock 2016 General Election. The California initiative to increase civic engagement among high school students was organized by Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Secretary Padilla attended the Venice High School mock election where results mirrored a larger trend across Californian High Schools in support of Loretta Sanchez. Statewide, students chose Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez...
October 12, 2016 – Yesterday, U.S. Senate Candidate Kamala Harris issued the following letter below calling for a debate discussion of the presidential candidates on climate change, saying it is "one of the gravest threats facing our nation right now." Today the Loretta Sanchez campaign challenged her to prove she’s not just pandering as usual. Sanchez Campaign Senior Advisor Luis Vizcaino issued the following statement on Kamala Harris’ letter: “We agree that the environment and climate change is a grave threat that must be discussed. "We invite the Attorney...
Said Rep. Loretta Sanchez: “I commend AB 2888 co-sponsors Assemblymembers Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), and Bill Dodd (D-Napa), Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo-Santa Clara) and Governor Jerry Brown for standing with all victims of sexual assault that deserve justice. “This new law will no longer allow special treatment or favoritism of sexual assault predators. It should never happen again. “According to the most recent CA Department of Justice report released July 2016, violent crime including rape dramatically increased in 2015, and this law will impose stricter...
Orange, CA – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced her support for California Proposition 54, which would require bills to be printed and published online at least 72 hours prior to a final vote in the State Assembly or Senate, giving the public and legislators time to thoroughly review legislation before it is passed. Sanchez cited government transparency and the proposition’s potential to dwindle the influence of special interests as the reason for her support: “I am deeply committed to ensuring our government is transparent, open and accountable. This is...
Said Campaign Senior Advisor Luis Vizcaino: “No endorsement can hide Kamala Harris’ failed record to keep guns away from criminals and people with mental illness putting public safety at risk. Twice the California State auditor published a scathing report that found Kamala Harris’ office failed to fully maintain the state database known as Armed Prohibited Persons Database. The 2015 report found that after more than 18 months the CA Justice Department has not fully implemented seven of the eight recommendations that were reviewed from the 2013 audit resulting in...
Date: September 22nd, 2016 To: Interested Parties From: Bill Carrick, Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate Chief Strategist Re: PPIC Poll Reports: Senate Race Tightens to 7 point Spread This week, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) released a statewide poll surveying the U.S. Senate race and found that support for Attorney General Kamala Harris has decreased and that support for Loretta Sanchez has increased since their last poll in July 2016. The telephone survey of 1702 likely voters found 32 percent support for AG Harris and 25 percent for Rep....