April 4, 2018 - California State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva Announces Endorsement of Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor of California

San Francisco, CA — Today, California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva formally endorsed Eleni Kounalakis for Lt. Governor. In her statement she cited Eleni’s commitment to expanding healthcare, improving affordable access to higher education and creating economic opportunities for all Californians. 

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March 26, 2018 - Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club and Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club Endorse Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor

San Francisco, CA — Today, the Eleni Kounalakis for Lt. Governor campaign announced that she has received the endorsement of the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club and the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club. These key endorsements come after Kounalakis received the endorsement of Equality California, the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in the country, in December and the Stonewall Young Democrats last month. Kounalakis has received the broadest support in the race for Lt. Governor from LGBTQ organizations across the state.

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March 5, 2018 - National Women’s Political Caucus of California and California National Organization for Women Announce Endorsements of Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor of California

San Francisco, CA — Today, the National Women’s Political Caucus and the California National Organization for Women endorsed Eleni Kounalakis for Lt. Governor, joining other major women’s leadership organizations in supporting Kounalakis’ bid for Lt. Governor.

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February 25, 2018 - Eleni Kounalakis Blocks Ed Hernandez Endorsement at California Democratic Party Convention

San Diego, CA — Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor, in her first campaign for elected office, blocked the endorsement of long-time legislator, Ed Hernandez, at the California Democratic Party convention. Hernandez, who has been campaigning for this office for nearly four years, was separated from Kounalakis by only 17 votes out of 2,784 votes cast. Jeff Bleich was a virtual no-show with 187 votes.

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February 20, 2018 - Northern California Carpenters Regional Council Announces Endorsement of Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor of California

San Francisco, CA — Today, the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council formally endorsed Eleni Kounalakis for Lt. Governor. In their statement, the Carpenters cited Kounalakis’ commitment to California values and economic opportunity for every Californian. The Northern California Carpenters Regional Council represents over 35,000 men and women in carpentry and related crafts.

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January 3, 2018 - Statement by Lt. Governor Candidate, Eleni Kounalakis, on ICE Director’s Threats against California Immigration Policy

Fresno, CA - Today,  Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic candidate and a frontrunner in the race for  Lt. Governor, responded to threatening comments made by Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan. In an interview with Fox News, Homan stated, “California ‘better hold on tight’” after new sanctuary laws went into effect on January 1. 

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December 18, 2017 - Lieutenant Governor Candidate Eleni Kounalakis Completes 58 County Tour of California

San Francisco – Over the weekend, Lt. Governor candidate Eleni Kounalakis completed her tour of all 58 counties in California. She made a pledge to visit each county to meet with voters and learn about the most important issues across the state. On the last leg of the tour, she met with San Benito County Democratic Central Committee members and the Monterey Young Democrats.

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December 14, 2017 - The California State University Employees Union Endorses Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor

San Francisco – Today, the California State University Employees Union SEIU 2579 formally endorsed Eleni Kounalakis for Lieutenant Governor. This union represents nearly 16,000 healthcare, operations, administrative and technical support staff at all 23 California State University campuses and the Office of the Chancellor. As Lt. Governor, Kounalakis will be a member of the CSU Board of Trustees.

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