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Ambassador (ret.) John Emerson Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

09•02•2020
  • Endorsements

Former United States Ambassador to Germany John Emerson issued this endorsement of Cooper —

“We are fortunate that Cooper Hefner is devoting his life to public service.  A USAF Airman, active philanthropist, business leader and father, Cooper has the energy and the breadth of experience to bring smart, effective leadership to Sacramento.  A life long Democrat, Cooper will fight for policies that will improve people’s lives, protect our planet, and expand opportunity, especially for those living in our under-served communities. He has my enthusiastic support.”   

Emerson was confirmed as ambassador to Germany in 2013 and served in the post until 2017. Prior to that, he served in the Clinton White House, as the LA Chief Deputy City Attorney, and was the President of Private Client Services of the Capital Group. Emerson has also been a major philanthropic force in Los Angeles, advancing the arts and education. He has also served as an advisor to both President Obama and Mayor Garcetti in issues surrounding trade and economics.

Cooper said this of Amb. (ret.) Emerson —

“As both a public servant and citizen, John has consistently worked to better our country and I am grateful for his endorsement. John has been a leader in the Democratic party, helping to advance ideas and leaders that seek to lift everyone up. He shares my belief in the sanctity of human rights and the understanding that government can and should be used to protect the vulnerable and help everyone flourish. His knowledge of California, the country, and the world that he has shared with me has been indispensable and I am so thankful for his support.”

Col. Moe Davis Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

10•15•2020
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Colonel Moe Davis said this of Cooper — “From the U.S. Capitol in Washington to the State Capitol in California, we need leaders who will bring people together and build up rather than tear down our country with divisive rhetoric. That’s why I support Cooper Hefner for Congress in California’s 30th Senate District. He is […]

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Ambassador (ret.) James Costos Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

08•27•2020
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Former Ambassador to Spain James Costos said this of Cooper — “I strongly believe that good leadership requires empathy and I know that Cooper Hefner has the compassion for all and desire to lift people up that would make him a successful advocate for Californians. As someone who has both represented the American people and […]

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Mayor and Congressional Candidate Michelle de la Isla Endorses Cooper Hefner for California State Senate

08•12•2020
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Mayor Michelle de la Isla had this to say about Cooper — “Cooper Hefner’s legacy of service to our country, along with his compassion for supporting homeless individuals and empowering youth, demonstrates his selfless approach to public service and a true understanding of the hard work it takes to help communities succeed. Cooper will serve […]

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Community Organizer Nabilah Islam Endorses Cooper Hefner

08•07•2020
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Organizer and progressive activist Nabilah Islam issued this statement, endorsing Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator for the 30th District in California— “Our shared values of servant leadership, inclusivity, and the passionate pursuit of a better America for all make me excited to endorse Cooper Hefner for California State Senate. His commitment to preventing […]

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Civil Rights Icon Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•29•2020
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Today, civil rights leader and icon Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Rev. Jackson said in a statement— “Cooper Hefner, as a member of the U.S. military, serves our country with distinction. He has been committed to serving his community faithfully and […]

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
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  • Endorsements

Today, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Congressman Luján remarked— “As an Airman in the United States Air Force Reserve, Cooper demonstrated his unwavering commitment to service of others and giving back. I support Cooper because I know he will work every day […]

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President and Founder of Children of the Night Dr. Lois Lee Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements

Today, President and Founder of Children of the Night Dr. Lois Lee, announced her endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Dr. Lee the founder of Children of the Night, a California based NGO serving homeless teens and one of the world’s leading experts in rescuing child sex trafficking victims […]

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Community Organizer & Activist Daniel Henning Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements

Today, Community Organizer and Activist Daniel Henning, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Henning the founding artistic director of Los Angeles Blank Theater shared these remarks about Cooper– “Cooper Hefner is exactly the kind of leader we need right now. At a young age, Cooper is remarkably […]

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Congressman Harley Rouda Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements

Today, Congressman Harley Rouda, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Congressman Rouda remarked— “Cooper Hefner is exactly the kind of leader we need right now. Cooper’s business savvy, inclusivity, and dedication to service and community will usher necessary progress in our California State Senate. I am thrilled to wholeheartedly support […]

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Blue Neighbors Chairman Gregory Mahdesian Endorses Cooper Hefner

07•13•2020
  • Campaign Update
  • Endorsements

Today, Blue Neighbors Chairman Gregory Mahdesian, announced his endorsement of Cooper Hefner to serve as State Senator of California’s 30th District. Gregory, the Chairman of Blue Neighbors, a political action committee dedicated to supporting progressive democratic candidates shared these remarks about Cooper– “Cooper Hefner has a progressive vision for our state that is anchored in […]

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