Long time Los Angeles County Supersvisor Zev Yaroslavsky has endorsed State Senator Ted Lieu in the race for CD 33. Lieu is running to replace Rep. Henry Waxman who will retire at the end of this year. Waxman also supports Lieu.
Supervisor Yaroslavsky said of Lieu:
"I proudly endorse Ted Lieu for Congress to succeed my good friend Henry Waxman. Ted has a proven record of achievement representing the Westside and South Bay, and I know he will be an outstanding Congressman for the nation, California and Los Angeles County. Ted Lieu will strengthen the partnership between Washington and our region in providing public safety, rapid transit, reduced pollution and increased security for our seniors. He has my enthusiastic support for Congress."
Supervisor Yaroslavsky has served on the LA County Board of Supervisors since 1994, representing the 3rd district. He is a leader on health care, transportation, cultural and environmental matters.
State Senator Ted Lieu's district comprises more than 80 percent of the voters in CD 33. Lieu is a long-time resident of the district, an Air Force veteran and has served time on the Torrance City Council, State Assembly and State Senate.