California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis Endorses Stephanie Nguyen for Assembly



Sacramento, CA - Elk Grove City Councilwoman Stephanie Nguyen's Campaign for State Assembly announced today the endorsement of California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis.


"Stephanie is exactly the type of leader our State needs. As a mother, a councilwoman and as the Executive Director for a nonprofit that uplifts immigrant families, her passion for making a difference is commendable and unmistakable. Please join me in supporting Stephanie Nguyen for California State Assembly 10th District."


"I'm honored to receive endorsement from California's very first elected female Lieutenant Governor, Eleni Kounalakis." said Nguyen. "As the only woman candidate running for State Assembly in District 10, it's meaningful to have her on my side. I'm thrilled to have her support in building a Sacramento region for all."


Nguyen has received endorsement from the California Democratic Legislative Women's Caucus and from various women's political rights organizations including A PIpeline Project for API Women, CA Women's List, National Women's Political Caucus of California and Women's Political Caucus - Los Angeles.


In 2017, Nguyen was unanimously appointed to serve as the Councilmember for District 4 in the city of Elk Grove, making her the first Asian-American woman to serve as a Councilwoman in Sacramento County's second largest city. In 2018, Nguyen was elected citywide with over 65% of the vote to continue her term as the only woman on the Elk Grove City Council.


Nguyen is a Democrat. She and her husband of 13 years have lived in Elk Grove for over 18 years. Nguyen is the Executive Director at Asian Resources Inc. (ARI), a community-based nonprofit organization, located in the heart of South Sacramento. For more information about the campaign, please visit www.stephanienguyenforassembly.com


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