San Joaquin County Elected Officials and Community Leaders Announce Support for Rhodesia Ransom in District 5 Supervisor's Race

Today, the Rhodesia Ransom campaign for Supervisor campaign announced the endorsement of sixteen local elected officials and other leaders from across San Joaquin County—including State Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Assemblymember Susan Eggman, elected officials from every City in District 5, and leading community voices on higher education and environmental stewardship.

Today, the Rhodesia Ransom campaign for Supervisor campaign announced the endorsement of sixteen local elected officials and other leaders from across San Joaquin County—including State Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Assemblymember Susan Eggman, elected officials from every City in District 5, and leading community voices on higher education and environmental stewardship.

“From standing up for legislation to improve emergency response services to her leadership on violence prevention and support for local youth, Rhodesia Ransom is a steadfast advocate for families and taxpayers across our community,” said State Assemblymember Susan Eggman. “We need her voice on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.”

“Through many years of service to our community, Rhodesia Ransom has earned a reputation for bringing people together to solve problems and standing up for what is right,” said State Senator Cathleen Galgiani. “From housing and public safety, to her efforts to make local government more efficient and responsive, she’s distinguished herself as a leader who knows how to get things done.”

In addition to endorsements from County Sheriff Patrick Withrow, the San Joaquin County Deputy Sheriffs Association, Manteca Police Officers Association and San Joaquin-Calaveras County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the elected officials and community leaders now backing Ransom’s campaign for Supervisor touch all corners of District 5 and include:

  • Cathleen Galgiani, State Senator 
  • Susan Talamantes-Eggman, Assemblywoman
  • Kathy Miller-Supervisor, San Joaquin County
  • Dan Tavares Arriola-Councilman City of Tracy, and Deputy DA
  • Simran Kaur-Tracy School Board Trustee
  • Lori Souza-Tracy School Board Trustee
  • Theresa Brown-Trustee, Delta College
  • Bernice King Tingle-Board Director, Mountain House
  • Celeste Farron-Former Board Director, Mountain House
  • Jose Nuno-Councilman, City of Manteca
  • Paul Akinjo-Councilman, City of Lathrop
  • Martha Salcedo-Councilwoman, City of Lathrop
  • Michael Tubbs-Mayor of Stockton
  • Dan Wright, Stockton City Councilman
  • Steve Gutierrez, former San Joaquin County Supervisor.
  • Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta

“It is an honor to have earned the support of so many hard-working local leaders committed to building bridges of collaboration that deliver real results for our community,” Ransom said. “It’s how I’ve approached my work as a Non-Profit Director, Tracy City Council Member and Tracy Planning Commissioner, and it’s how I intend to lead on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.”

Rhodesia Ransom is the Founder and Executive Director of the Sow a Seed Community Foundation, which supports more than 650 local youth and their families each day. She is a member of the Tracy City Council, a former City Planning Commissioner, and is a candidate for San Joaquin County Supervisor, District 5.

CONTACT: Ajay Mohan, 714-745-8782