Sidhu Receives Endorsement from Two of Orange County's Most Influential Leaders
U.S. Representative Walters and Chair of the Board of Supervisors Spitzer
ANAHEIM, CA – Republican businessman Harry Sidhu continues to jump out to an early lead in the election for California’s 68th Assembly District. Today Sidhu added two of Orange County’s most influential leaders to his growing list of supporters as U.S. Representative Mimi Walters and Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors Todd Spitzer announced their support. Walters and Spitzer join previously announced supporter Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff.
Supervisor Todd Spitzer, one of California’s foremost advocates for crime victims, stated, “Harry Sidhu has the passion and devotion to building a safer community for all. He is exactly the type of candidate we need representing Orange County in the Assembly and that’s why he has my support. He will fight for us.”
Joining Supervisor Spitzer in supporting Sidhu Rep. Walters stated, “In addition to his devotion to the Republican Party, Harry Sidhu is an accomplished businessman and a devoted community leader, he knows how to create jobs, balance a budget and get results. Voters can trust Harry Sidhu will be an advocate for them in Sacramento because he has an experienced record of getting things done.”
The 68th Assembly District is currently represented by Assemblyman Don Wagner who is prevented from running again due to term limits and is currently running for the 37th Senate District. The election for the 68th is currently scheduled for 2016 with the possibility of a special election later in 2015 pending the outcome of the 37th Senate District special election.
The 68th Assembly District includes the communities of Anaheim, Irvine, Lake Forest, North Tustin, Orange, Tustin and Villa Park.
NRI Harry Sidhu Republican of Anaheim to run for 68th district State Assembly
Republican Businessman Harry Sidhu to run for Assembly Announces Key Endorsements
Anaheim, California-January 29, 2015
Republican businessman Harry Sidhu announced today that he will be a candidate for the State Assembly in the 68th district, which is currently held by Assemblyman Don Wagner.
“I fully expect Assemblyman Wagner to be successful in his campaign for State Senate, which means the 68th district Special Election will be this year,” said Sidhu. “I am honored that so many community leaders I respect have asked me to run for the Assembly when the seat opens up. If elected, I will use my experience in business and local government to work for conservative policies that help create economic growth and jobs, limit state government spending and keep taxes down.”
Sidhu announced that Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, Stephen Batcheller (Partner, Panattoni Development Company, Inc.), and Larry Lake (President, Lake Development Group, Inc.) have endorsed his candidacy and will serve on his Steering Committee.
“Harry Sidhu will bring a track record of accomplishment, energy and ideas to the Assembly and the state Republican Party,” said Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff. “He will also be the first Republican of Indian heritage to be elected to the Legislature.”
Harry Sidhu served for eight years on the Anaheim City Council and as Mayor Pro Tem in 2012 and from December 2009through December 2011. A Licensed California Professional Engineer, General Contractor and Real Estate Broker, Sidhu has owned and operated numerous local businesses. For over 20 years, he has been actively involved in the Orange County business community and in the Republican Party. Harry’s passion to stimulate our local economy resulted in the creation of a free annual Anaheim Health Fair and an annual OC Job Fair and Expo, which has put over 1,700 people back to work. He is involved in many philanthropic efforts and a supporter of children’s sports; the arts and education, and many civic activities.
Additionally, Harry Sidhu has assembled a professional team of campaign consultants to assist in his campaign. Gilliard Blanning and Associaties will serve the campaign as general consultants, Warfield and Associates will head the campaign’s PAC fundraising, Gina Zari will serve as head of district operations and Jen Eve Slater will serve as campaign treasurer.
The 68th district includes the communities of Anaheim, Irvine, Lake Forest, North Tustin, Orange, Tustin and Villa Park.