U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Endorses Sam Liccardo for Mayor

Mar 6, 2018

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced today that she is endorsing San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s campaign for re-election.

“Sam is leading the fight to make San Jose safer, stronger and more united while investing in a brighter future for our next generation,” said Senator Harris. “Under Sam’s leadership, San Jose is protecting the public with a rebuilt police department, attracting good jobs, embracing its rich diversity and addressing the housing crisis we’re feeling throughout our state. I’m happy to join every living former San Jose mayor and the hundreds of community and business leaders in supporting Sam Liccardo for Mayor of San Jose.”

“I am honored and thankful to earn Senator Harris’ endorsement today. Since the people of San Jose elected me Mayor, I have been consistently reminded how our diversity makes us stronger and how our differences bring about better solutions to the challenges we face as a city,” said Liccardo. “We’ve come a long way and the future is bright. I’m running for re-election to make sure we continue our progress as one San Jose. From public safety to housing and from job creation to transportation development, we’re building a stronger, safer and more united future.”

Mayor Liccardo has built a deep coalition of supporters among civic, business and community leaders. He is endorsed by every living former San Jose mayor and is leading our region as we work to create good jobs for working families while ensuring our city government works for everyone.