STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT
"Sergio Contreras has the experience, skill-set and bold vision we need to move Orange County forward. As a City Councilmember, and previously as a School Board Member, Sergio demonstrated a unique ability to bring people together to solve problems and get things done. That's precisely the leadership skills we need working on behalf of the people of the 1st District. Sergio is the best candidate to deliver on this and more. I am proud to endorse him."
"I am proud to endorse Sergio Contreras to join the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Sergio cares deeply about Orange County's communities and its unique needs and concerns. As a Councilmember and at the United Way, he has fought for public safety, worked to expand access to housing, and created good jobs. With his record of leadership and experience, I’m confident Sergio will continue to work tirelessly to get things done. He has my full support.”
Santa Ana Unified School District President
"We need change on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The person I believe will bring the change we need is Sergio Contreras. As a local leader, he recognizes the unique and individual challenges that local governments across Orange County face. He also understands the struggles that students, young people, women, seniors and working families have to grapple with every day. I'm giving Sergio my strong support because he will be a fighter for all communities, and all people across the 1st District."
Santa Ana School Board Trustee
"Sergio Contreras understands the many challenges facing the 1st District. That's why we need him on the Board of Supervisors, working day and night to bring positive change to Orange County. I am fully confident in Sergio's abilities to advance common sense solutions that lift up working people, reduce crime, address homelessness and expand healthcare access. I'm with him 100%."
“SEIU-USWW is excited to support Sergio Contreras for Supervisor because we’re confident he will be a strong voice for workers' rights and empowerment on the Board of Supervisors. We know we can count on Sergio to fight for our dedicated members who are the backbone of our economy and are certain that Sergio is the best choice to represent working people on the Board of Supervisors.”
National Union of Healthcare Workers
“Throughout his career in public service, Sergio Contreras has stood up for working families, which is why we’re confident that he will be a tireless fighter for a fairer economy and healthcare system on the Board of Supervisors. NUHW’s members know that on the Board, Sergio will fight to raise wages and make healthcare more affordable and accessible for everyone in Orange County. We’re with him 100%”
Orange County Labor Federation
"The Orange County Labor Federation is excited to endorse Sergio Contreras for OC Board of Supervisors. As a City Councilmember, Sergio has been a strong leader and advocate for good jobs, better wages, a strong middle class, and an economy that works for everyone. He will be a fighter for all communities and working people, and we look forward to helping him secure victory.”
Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36
"The members of Painters & Allied Trades District Council 36 are backing Sergio Contreras for Board of Supervisors because we know we can count on him to be a champion for working families. Throughout his career, he's been a leader who has fought for good jobs, protections for collective bargaining, livable wages, local hiring efforts and more. We know he will make an extraordinary member of the Board, and look forward to helping him get elected.”
Laborers Local 652
"Laborers Local 652 stands with Sergio Contreras for Board of Supervisors because he as stood with us. A champion for working families, Sergio has been on the front lines fighting for good middle class jobs, better pay and worker protections. We are excited to support his campaign and look forward to his victory.”
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers Local 220
“The United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers & Allied Workers Local 220 is excited to endorse Sergio Contreras for Orange County Board of Supervisors. We know that working people can count on him to help create good paying, middle class jobs, and we're excited to help him in his campaign.”
UNITE HERE LOCAL 11
"Sergio is the fighter we need on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. From his experience as a member of UNITE HERE, to his work as an organizer, to his commitment to the community as a local school board member and city councilmember, Sergio has tirelessly advocated for working class families. As a supervisor, he will advance economic opportunity and work to strengthen Orange County's middle-class economy. The working women and men of UNITE HERE Local 11 give Sergio Contreras our strong support and endorsement. We are proud to stand with Sergio."
AFSCME Local 1734
“AFSCME Local 1734 is proud to endorse Sergio Contreras for Board of Supervisors District 1 because on the Westminster City Council, he has supported a pro-worker and pro-middle class agenda that creates jobs and a fair economy. We look forward to working with him to expand good middle-class jobs for all.”
AFSCME Local 2076
“AFSCME 2076 is excited to endorse Sergio Contreras for Orange County Board of Supervisors. Throughout his career, he’s been a leader with a track record of results for working families. As a member of the Board, we know working people will have a strong advocate and champion for better pay, better jobs, better benefits, and an economy that works for everyone."
UDW AFSCME Local 3930
“The members of UDW are proud to endorse Sergio Contreras for Board of Supervisors District 1. With a strong record of support for workers and the middle class, we are confident Sergio will continue to fight for Orange County families. We are proud to stand with him.”
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 12
"The members of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12 are proud to stand with Sergio Contreras in his race for Board of Supervisors. The hard working men and women of Orange County need a leader on the Board who will fight for families, good jobs, and a strong middle class economy day after day. We are excited to help Sergio win and have his back 100 percent."
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 501
"Operating Engineers Local 501 is proud to endorse Sergio Contreras for Board of Supervisors because he is the clear choice for working men and women in Orange County. We are confident Sergio will build upon his record of supporting good jobs, good wages, and good benefits. Sergio will be a strong champion of working people and we look forward to helping his campaign.”
California Nurses Association (CNA)
"We believe that Sergio will do an excellent job in representing his district on health, labor, women’s issues, and supporting single payer healthcare and clean money elections, which are important issues to Registered Nurses.”
AFSCME District Council 36
“Sergio has demonstrated that he understand the critical role public employees play in delivering the services all our communities rely on, from our schools and our social workers, to our transit systems and our criminal justice system. Our 20,000 members look forward to advocating on his behalf and working together to create a brighter future for the workers of Orange County.”
UFCW Local 324
“The members of UFCW Local 324 are proud to endorse Sergio Contreras for OC Supervisor because he has consistently been on the front lines fighting for good middle class jobs, better pay and worker protections. We are confident that on the Board, Sergio will be a champion of our members and other working people, and we look forward to helping his campaign.”
Ironworkers Local 433
“Ironworkers Local 433 is excited to back Sergio Contreras because he is the clear choice for working men and women in Orange County. We know that on the Board of Supervisors, Sergio will be a force on behalf of working people, fighting for good-paying jobs, and a strong middle class economy. We’re with him 100%.”
Ironworkers Local 416
“Throughout his career, from his time as an organizer, to his tenure as a local school board member and city councilmember, Sergio has consistently and passionately advocated for working class families, which is why Ironworkers Local 416 is thrilled to endorse his campaign. We need someone on the Board of Supervisors who will fight to ensure that working men and women get the benefits and workplace protections they deserve, which is why Sergio is the perfect person for the job.”