United Farm Workers Back Councilmember David Ryu’s Re-Election Bid

LOS ANGELES, CA -- With two weeks until Election Day, today Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu announced that his campaign for re-election has gained the endorsement of the United Farm Workers. 

Remarking on its endorsement, the United Farm Workers President Teresa Romero said that Councilmember Ryu’s “support for the farmworker movement is appreciated and we are proud to endorse your candidacy.” 

“The United Farm Workers have historic connections to our communities in Southern California, and I am so proud to have their strong support,” said Councilmember David Ryu. “From their initial organizing fights in the early days of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and Gilbert Padilla, to their recent victory to secure overtime pay for California’s thousands of farmworkers, we can always count on the United Farm Workers to stand up and fight the rights of working people.”

Since launching his re-election campaign, Councilmember Ryu has announced endorsements from 300 community leaders, Planned Parenthood & dozens of women leadersThe Los Angeles Timesenvironmental groupsthe Democratic Party &  local Democratic organizationsU.S. Senator Dianne FeinsteinU.S. Congressman Adam Schiff and prominent congressional leadersLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti & fellow Los Angeles elected leadersstate legislatorsCounty elected officials and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and over 30 individual labor unions. A full list of his endorsements can be found here

Recently, Councilmember Ryu rolled out his third digital ad in his re-election bid. Titled "Endorsed” the ad can be viewed by clicking here or on the link below:





Constituents are invited to stay up to date by following Councilmember Ryu’s Facebook Page here and Twitter feed here.

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Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the 4th Council District which includes Griffith Park, Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park, Windsor Square, Larchmont and portions of Koreatown and Van Nuys. 

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