Assemblywoman Baker announced today that she received the endorsement of the Pleasanton Weekly for her re-election to the 16th Assembly District. This is the third local newspaper to endorse her re-election, joining The East Bay Times and The San Francisco Chronicle.
“It is humbling to receive another endorsement from one of our respected local papers. I am honored the Pleasanton Weekly recognizes my record as a bipartisan problem-solver, determined to fight for our schools and local community. I will continue to work across party lines and beyond partisan egos to put our community first,” said Baker.
In the endorsement, the Pleasanton Weekly stated that Baker is "determined to represent the people...not political parties or special interests," and "consistently pursued bipartisan decisions, emphasize [s] education as the gateway to opportunity and...empowering local decision-making rather than state mandates."
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker represents Alamo, Danville, Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Moraga, Orinda, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Walnut Creek. This is Assemblywoman Baker’s first term in office. In the Assembly, she’s been focused on improving K-12 education and access to UC schools for Californians, preventing BART strikes, making smarter infrastructure investments, and bringing more transparency and fiscal responsibility to government.