Elected, Labor, Community Leaders Join Announcement

District Attorney George Gasc贸n Kicks Off 2024 Reelection Campaign


Nov 21, 2023

LOS ANGELES鈥擳oday District Attorney George Gasc贸n kicked off his 2024
reelection campaign surrounded by a broad coalition of Democrats, organized
labor, community leaders and fellow elected officials. With less than five months
before the Primary Election, Gasc贸n is well-positioned to hold an organizing and
voter turnout advantage among the communities and consistencies essential to
any electoral victory in Los Angeles County today. Additional supporters will be
announced in the coming weeks.

鈥淭his campaign is not about me, this is a community movement,鈥 said District
Attorney Gasc贸n. 鈥淭his is about looking at the criminal justice system of 21st
Century not with a rearview mirror but looking forward. Reform is the collective
work of people both in our community and in the legal system鈥攁ttorneys as well
those who are being impacted, victims and accused. We鈥檙e fully committed to
fighting for our shared values: investing in community health and safety while
ending the death penalty, no longer prosecuting children as adults, holding law
enforcement and big corporations accountable.鈥

Speakers at the event, which was held at SEIU 2015鈥檚 Los Angeles headquarters,
included US Representative Tony C谩rdenas, California Assemblymember Tina
McKinnor, Los Angeles City Councilmember Eunisses Hernandez, SEIU 2015
President Arnulfo De La Cruz, SEIU United Service Workers West President David
Huerta, and A Way of Life Reentry Project Co-Founder Susan Burton.
“I am proud to endorse George Gasc贸n to continue serving as LA County DA,鈥 said
Congressmember Tony C谩rdenas. 鈥淣ot only do I consider George a friend, he鈥檚
also one of the strongest and more effective leaders we have here in Los Angeles

County and carries out his duties with integrity and fairness. He鈥檚 a brilliant and
compassionate attorney and what we need in a DA.鈥
鈥淒A Gasc贸n has my full support,鈥 said Congressmember Sydney Kamlager-Dove.
鈥淗e has the experience and dedication needed to help take us away from the
failed ‘tough on crime’ policies that we know don’t work. With George as our DA, I
am confident he will continue to move us towards the more just system we so
desperately need.鈥

“Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County Action Fund is proud
to endorse George Gasc贸n鈥檚 re-election for District Attorney of L.A. County in
2024,鈥 Celinda M. V谩zquez, Executive Director,聽Planned聽Parenthood聽Advocacy
Project Los Angeles County Action Fund. 鈥淚n the wake of the Supreme Court鈥檚
decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, D.A. Gascon has been an immensely powerful
ally in the fight for reproductive justice and remains committed to ensuring
reproductive care is available to all who seek it, and that service providers are
protected.鈥

“DFI-LA is excited to announce our strong support for DA Gasc贸n. We appreciate
the work he’s done to combat hate crimes and promote restorative justice. We
are proud to have him as an ally,鈥 said Democrats for Israel Los Angeles.
“The California Working Families Party is proud to endorse George Gasc贸n鈥檚
campaign for reelection as District Attorney of L.A. County. Like us, George is
committed to working with law enforcement and local communities to create
safer and healthier communities. Throughout his tenure, he鈥檚 fought to curb mass
incarceration, stop police violence, and end the two-tiered system of justice that
lets the rich and powerful go free while working families suffer and communities
of color get torn apart. George has fought to invest in the health and
empowerment of our neighborhoods. That鈥檚 why the California Working Families
Party is all in for George Gasc贸n, the clear progressive choice for District Attorney
in 2024,鈥 said California Working Families Party.

“The Southern California Armenian Democrats are proud to endorse the re-
election of George Gascon for Los Angeles County District Attorney. We believe
strongly that he has the vision and leadership skills to lead Los Angeles to a new
age of safety and positive change,鈥 said Southern California Armenian Democrats.

“DPSFV is proud to be one of the loudest advocates for justice reform within the
Democratic Party. Not only has DA Gasc贸n been a champion for that reform, but
he has also been a trusted ally to our organization. We supported him in 2020,
and we are proud to support him again,鈥 said the Democratic Party of San
Fernando Valley.

“Asian Democrats of Los Angeles County fully supports DA Gasc贸n. He has the
experience and dedication needed to help take us away from the failed ‘tough on
crime’ policies that we know don’t work. With George as our DA, ADLAC is
confident he will continue to move us towards the more just system we so
desperately need,鈥 said Asian Democrats of Los Angeles County.
2024 Re-election Campaign Supporters
Elected Officials
Congressmember Tony C谩rdenas
Congressmember Robert Garcia
Congressmember Sydney Kamlager-Dove
Los Angeles City Councilmember Eunisses Hernandez
State Senator Maria Elena Durazo
State Assemblymember Isaac Bryan
State Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer
State Assemblymember Tina McKinnor

Labor Unions
SEIU 2015
SEIU USWW

Community Leaders & Organizations
Susan Burton
Dolores Huerta
Asian Democrats of Los Angeles County
Democratic Party of San Fernando Valley
Democrats for Israel Los Angeles
Feel the Bern Democratic Club San Fernando Valley
Mexican American Bar Association PAC

Muslim Democratic Club of Southern California
Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles
Project ID
Southern California Armenian Democrats
California Working Families Party