Fullerton, Calif. – Today, Gil Cisneros, Fmr. Lieutenant Commander who is running for Congress in California’s 39th Congressional District, was endorsed by With Honor, a cross-partisan organization who supports principled next-generation veterans to office. With Honor, selects veterans who pledge to put principles before politics, and who have what it takes to work in a bipartisan manner to create a more effective and less polarized government.
“I’m very proud to have the support of With Honor, a bipartisan organization that’s committed to supporting leaders who will put civility, integrity, and solutions first,” said Cisneros. “I served our country in the United States Navy, and I want to continue that service in Congress. With Honor knows that veterans understand what it means to put country over party. We need a government that works for and is trusted by the American people. I will always be an independent leader in Congress, and will put the families and constituents of our district first. I pledge to reach across the aisle to support our veterans, for long-needed infrastructure investments, and for quality education for our children.”
The endorsement of the With Honor adds to the growing list of organizations and elected officials who support Cisneros’s campaign, including the national Veterans advocacy organization VoteVets, Alliance for Retired Americans, End Citizens United, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, United Steel Workers, the Orange County Labor Fed, the LA County Labor Fed, the San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters, Orange County Professional Firefighters Association, Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), immigrants rights champion Dolores Huerta, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla, California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, State Senator Keven de León, Congressman Ted Lieu and eighteen other Democratic members of Congress, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America, California Treasurer John Chiang, SEIU California, the Giffords Campaign to End Gun Violence, The Brady Campaign, California School Employees Association (CSEA), the California Democratic Party, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), UniteHere! Local 11, the California Labor Fed, IBEW Local 11, LiUNA Local 562, BOLD PAC, Peace Action, and numerous local officials.