Press Release

Justin Mendes Receives the Endorsement of Assemblyman James Gallagher

August 6, 2018
Contact: Justin Mendes
(559) 240-4281

HANFORD, CA -Assemblyman James Gallagher has endorsed Hanford City Councilman Justin Mendes in his race for the California State Assembly.

 “Having been in the State Assembly since 2014, I know that integrity and hard work are prerequisites if you want to truly effect change in your community,” stated Assemblyman Gallagher. “Justin Mendes has both the work ethic and the integrity it takes to successfully bring change to the Central Valley.”

Following his election to City Council in 2014, Justin Mendes focused on improving public safety in his community.  He has lead the fight for a new fire station and increased the police presence in local neighborhoods. 

Justin Mendes is a Hanford City Councilman, a husband and a father. On the Hanford Council, Justin delivered clean water to his constituents and put his residents above political agendas. He has continually fought to create new jobs that will benefit the community for the long term.

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