Steve Glazer picks up numerous endorsements from elected officials in Lamorinda

March 6, 2015

Lamorinda, CA-- Candidate for State Senate Steve Glazer announced today that he has secured endorsements from numerous elected officials in Lamorinda.

If elected to the State Senate, Glazer would be the first Lamorinda resident to serve in the Legislature in half a century. 

Glazer has been endorsed by the following:

  • Town of Moraga Mayor Roger Wykle
  • Town of Moraga Vice Mayor Michael Metcalf
  • Moraga Town Councilmembers Dave Trotter, Teresa Onoda and Phil Arth
  • Lafayette Vice Mayor Traci Reilly
  • Lafayette City Councilmembers Mark Mitchell and Don Tatzin
  • Orinda Councilmember Dean Orr
  • Orinda School Board members Matt Moran and Julie Rossiter
  • Acalanes School Board President Susie Epstein
  • Lafayette School District Governing Board Member Jean Follmer

“I am proud to have the support of Lamorinda leaders who have worked hard to keep this area a great place to live and raise a family,” said Glazer. 

These Lamorinida elected officials join a growing list of almost fifty bi-partisan local and state leaders who have endorsed Glazer.  Former Lamorinda elected officials including Town of Moraga Mayor Ken Chew, Orinda Mayors Sue Severson and Alan Tabor, and Orinda School Board Member Patricia Rudebusch also endorsed Glazer.

"Steve Glazer is a strong advocate for efficiency and accountability in government, said Town of Moraga Mayor Roger Wykle.  “He is not afraid to take the necessary steps to ensure that public business is conducted at the highest standard for the least cost."

Glazer currently serves as the Mayor of Orinda and a Trustee of the California State University 23-campus system. During his ten-year tenure on the Orinda City Council, Glazer has helped balance budgets while making improvements to schools, libraries and roads.

"Steve has been a leader in improving education in California for many years and we can count on him to put the needs of students first in the State Senate,” said Acalanes School Board President Susie Epstein.

Glazer announced yesterday his campaign has raised a total of $213,000 to date for his Senate bid.

“My family and I love living Lamorinda and I am heartened by the support of so many of our neighbors,” said Glazer.

State Senate District 7 includes the communities of Alamo, Antioch, Bay Point, Bethel Island, Blackhawk, Brentwood, Byron, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Diablo, Discovery Bay, Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pacheco, Pittsburg, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Sunol and Walnut Creek.

The primary will be held Tuesday, March 17. 

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