Press Release

Mendes Endorsed By NFIB

September 10, 2018
Contact: Justin Mendes
(559) 240-4281

HANFORD, CA- Justin Mendes has received the endorsement of NFIB CA PAC. The PAC for the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB).

According to their website, “NFIB is the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners.” In their endorsement release, NFIB said candidates were endorsed “based on their high voting record alignment with NFIB/CA positions and/or due to the compelling nature of their candidacy given the dynamics of that specific race.”

Mendes, a valley native, was raised on a dairy farm. Staying true to his roots, he has remained a strong, reliable advocate for Central Valley agriculture. “Support from the Kings County Farm Bureau and Kern County Farm Bureau is a reminder that ag is a family that stands together. I am proud to earn their endorsement, but more importantly, I am proud to represent hard working farmers, ranchers and dairymen across the Central Valley,” said Mendes when announcing the endorsements.

Following his election to the Hanford 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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