SUPPORT

STATEMENTS OF

ELECTED LEADERS

AUTUMN BURKE

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

"We need Heather Hutt in the State Assembly, an effective and forward-thinking leader.Her background is expansive, including deep experience in public service, running a small business, being a mom and a public advocate. I know that this experience gives her the wide-ranging perspective needed to be an effective representative, and I look forward to helping her get elected.”

LORENA GONZALEZ

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“Throughout her time in public service, Heather has fought to make California a more equitable and just place, which is exactly the type of leader we need in the State Legislature. I know she will be a dedicated and innovative leader working to help the most vulnerable in our state recover from this unprecedented crisis. That’s why I’m excited to endorse her campaign for State Assembly, and look forward to helping her get elected.”

REGGIE
JONES-SAWYER

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“I am very excited to endorse Heather Hutt for Assembly because she has the experience and proven track record needed to advance a working family agenda as we address the unprecedented crises facing California. Heather is a mother who personally knows the trauma of having her sons the victims of gang violence.  As Chair of the Public Safety Committee, I know that her real-life trauma of having a son shot by a gang bullet and her advocacy for smart justice reforms will be essential in Sacramento. Heather has my full and enthusiastic support."

MIKE GIPSON

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“I’m excited to endorse Heather Hutt for Assembly, because her unique background gives her the ability to deeply understand the everyday challenges facing the people in her community. Heather is the real deal, and I am proud to endorse her for State Assembly."

MIGUEL SANTIAGO

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

"I’m proud to endorse Heather Hutt for State Assembly. Her extensive background in public service and running small businesses make her deeply knowledgeable about the wide variety of issues affecting working families and communities of color every day. I know she’ll be a relentless advocate for the 54th Assembly District in Sacramento, and I look forward to her being elected.”

RICHARD BLOOM

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“Heather Hutt is the clear choice for the 54th Assembly District, and I’m excited to endorse her campaign. As a small businesswoman and longtime public servant, Heather has the experience, knowledge and vision needed to be an effective, forward-thinking member of the State Legislature. I’m with her 100%.”

BLANCA RUBIO

 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“During her time in public service, Heather has worked hard to get things done for local neighborhoods and make a real difference for everyday people throughout California. We need her experience, effectiveness, and her unyielding work ethic in Sacramento, and I’m excited to endorse her campaign for Assembly.”

JIM COOPER
 ASSEMBLYMEMBER

“Heather is battle-tested, tenacious, and has the vision and life experience needed to deliver for California’s working families at this incredibly challenging moment. I’m excited to endorse her bid for the Assembly, because having her proven leadership in Sacramento is more important than ever.”

JANICE HAHN
LA COUNTY SUPERVISOR

“From COVID-19 to our economy, in this time of crisis, it’s critical that we have leaders in Sacramento who understand the gravity of these issues and who will act boldly, swiftly and forcefully to help the people of California. Heather Hutt is that candidate. Having served as Vice President Kamala Harris' state director while she was California's U.S. Senator, to her time working for State Senator Isadore Hall, Heather will bring tremendous experience to the job. I am proud to endorse Heather Hutt because I know she will be a champion for women, working families and the people of the 54th Assembly District."

JEFF PRANG
LA COUNTY
ASSESSOR

“I’m thrilled to endorse Heather Hutt’s campaign for Assembly because she has a deep understanding of how to best serve our state. As a longtime small business owner and public servant, Heather knows firsthand the plethora of challenges facing everyday Californians, and has proven herself as an effective leader for the people she represents. I’m excited to see Heather bring her wide-ranging experience to Sacramento.”

CURREN PRICE
LA CITY COUNCILMEMBER

“Heather Hutt is fiercely knowledgable about the issues and will bring innovative solutions to the legislature to tackle California's biggest challenges during this difficult time. In Sacramento, I know she'll make the 54th Assembly District proud, and I’m excited to endorse her campaign.”

NICHELLE
HENDERSON 
LA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD MEMBER

“I’m excited to endorse Heather Hutt’s bid for the Assembly because she has the common-sense, experience, and forward-thinking vision to help California navigate through the unprecedented crises we are facing. During her time in public service, Heather has delivered for Californians on a wide variety of issues, including providing aid to struggling small businesses during the COVID crisis, combatting the Trump Administration’s assault on Dreamers and taking on big polluters. I know that Heather will continue this work in the State Assembly fighting for critical change in her community, and all of California.”

JOHN A. PERÉZ
UC BOARD OF REGENTS CHAIR & CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY SPEAKER EMERITUS

"I'm proud to support Heather Hutt for State Assembly. She's tough, effective, and deeply knowledgeable about the issues impacting everyday Californians. I know Heather is eager to do the necessary work to uplift her community and will bring innovative solutions to the legislature to tackle California's biggest challenges during this difficult time. I’m with her 100%.”

HERB WESSON JR.
LA CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT & CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY SPEAKER EMERITUS

“Heather Hutt has the experience, passion and policy savvy needed to help our state recover from the numerous crises caused by the pandemic to ensure that the broader Los Angeles region can recover. I know she'll be a bold force for working families and communities of color in Sacramento, and I’m proud to endorse her.”

YVONNE BURKE
U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN & LA COUNTY SUPERVISOR (RET.)

“I am excited to endorse Heather Hutt for Assembly because I know she will fight tirelessly for working families and communities of color throughout California. She's tough, smart and eager to do the necessary work to uplift her community. I’m with Heather 100%.”

ISADORE HALL
STATE SENATOR (RET.)

“Heather is like family to me. She’s worked alongside me for nearly a decade, fighting for working people and marginalized communities.I’ve witnessed firsthand her heart, grit and unyielding passion for lifting up all communities. Heather has my enthusiastic endorsement and I plan to do everything I can to ensure she wins this race.”

ORGANIZATIONS & COMMUNITY LEADERS

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INTERNATIONAL UNION OF
OPERATING ENGINEERS (I.U.O.E) LOCAL 12

“Heather Hutt is the clear labor candidate for Assembly District 54. Through her work as the Statewide Director for then-Senator Kamala Harris and in the State Legislature, Heather has proven herself dedicated to safeguarding and uplifting the rights of workers across the state of California. We need Heather in Sacramento standing with working families in the fight for critical relief and to protect our wages and benefits. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12 is proud to endorse Heather for Assembly and looks forward to helping her get elected.”

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INTERNATIONAL Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 18

“IBEW Local 18 is made up of thousands of essential workers that provide safe delivery of clean water and reliable power for millions of Angelenos. For our members and their families, it’s critical to have representation from voices that have a dedicated track record of protecting our wages, our rights, and our safety, time and time again. Heather Hutt has fought for working Californians throughout her career in public service, and we’re extremely confident she will continue to fight for us in Sacramento. IBEW Local 18 is excited to support Heather’s campaign for State Assembly District 54.”

BLACK WOMEN ORGANIZED
FOR POLITICAL ACTION PAC (BWOPA)

“We are excited to endorse Heather Hutt for State Assembly, because she has shown time and time again that her heart and soul is dedicated to the success of our community. Heather has been a relentless fighter uplifting our California values and is deeply knowledgeable about the ins and outs of passing and implementing big legislation. Heather is the clear choice for the 54th Assembly District, and we look forward to helping her get elected.”

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LOS ANGELES BLACK PRIDE & PROMOTE

“Throughout her time in public service, Heather Hutt has been a dedicated ally to the Black LGBTQ community, embracing and celebrating inclusionary policies while elevating LGBTQ civil rights and fighting against discrimination nationwide. We have no doubt she will continue to advocate for full, lived equality and defend the dignity of all people in the legislature, and we’re excited to support her campaign for the State Assembly.”

INGRID PALMER
LOS ANGELES AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN PAC President

"I’m excited to endorse Heather Hutt for State Assembly because she is the embodiment of the values our members hold dear and is the type of leader we need in Sacramento. She's tough, smart and deeply knowledgable about the issues affecting everyday Californians. I know Heather has the drive and policy savvy to tackle California's biggest challenges.  I'm proud to endorse her.”

BOBBIE JEAN ANDERSON
FORMER VICE CHAIR LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY 

“Heather Hutt has spent her career in public service behind the scenes solving California's biggest challenges. I’m excited to endorse Heather because she’s a proven leader we can count on to reinvigorate our community during these challenging times. I know she will be a tireless advocate for the 54th Assembly District.”

JIMMIE WOODS GRAY
FORMER CHAIRPERSON LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE

“Heather Hutt is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced leader that will help uplift the 54th District during this extremely challenging time. As a longtime public servant, small businesswoman and mother, Heather’s extensive background gives her a deep understanding of the wide variety of issues facing her constituents. She knows how to get things done for her constituents in Sacramento, and I’m thrilled to endorse her campaign.”

PATT SANDERS
FEMALE VICE CHAIR 
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

“I’m endorsing Heather Hutt for Assembly because I know she has what it takes to effect real change in Sacramento. She’s a skilled policy-maker, an experienced leader and a bold advocate for her community. Heather has my full support.”

TAISHA BROWN
CHAIR OF THE CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY BLACK CAUCUS

“Heather Hutt has been a powerful and unwavering champion for communities of color for decades.
I know that in Sacramento, she will use her voice to uplift her community and speak out on important issues. I’m proud to endorse Heather for State Assembly.”

ROSA RUSSELL
CHAIR OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY 54TH AD

"I fully support Heather Hutt for the 54th Assembly District seat. She is about the community throughout her many years of service in government she will represent us well in Sacramento. Heather Hutt is my endorsed candidate for the 54th Assembly District."