Councilmember Richardson Endorses Jeannine Pearce for City Council

JEANNINE PEARCE FOR LONG BEACH CITY COUNCIL 
RELEASES THE ENDORSEMENT OF COUNCILMEMBER REX RICHARDSON

November 17, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Jeannine Pearce for Long Beach City Campaign announces the endorsement of Long Beach City Councilmember Rex Richardson.

"In recent years, I've come to know and admire Jeannine Pearce. She is smart, balanced in her judgment, and an amazing mother and friend. She has a deep appreciation for meaningful civic engagement and resident participation and would make a great addition to the Long Beach City Council. That is why I've decided to give Pearce my full support," said Rex Richardson, Long Beach City Councilmember, District 9.

Jeannine Pearce had the following to say about the endorsement, "I'm incredibly honored to have the support of Councilmember Richardson. He is a progressive leader that has championed good jobs, increasing green space and prioritizing public safety. I look forward to working with him to move Long Beach forward."

Jeannine Pearce is a longtime 2nd District resident and is running for the Long Beach City Council to ensure that all residents are well represented in local government. Her priorities include supporting a thriving and growing local economy, building a clean and safe environment for residents to flourish and a commitment to collaboration with all stakeholders. 

Jeannine's personal story is characterized by struggle and perseverance. Adopted at a young age, Jeannine grew up very poor. She moved out of her home at the age of 16 and has worked since then. She made the move from her home state of Texas to California with her husband in 2005. After a decade of working multiple jobs while going to college, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Long Beach State University with a degree in sociology in 2009. She currently lives near Retro Row with her husband, Ryan, and daughter, Jubilee.            

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