Major Endorsement Alert:
Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez Backs Kelly Seyarto To Succeed Her In 67th Assembly District
Lake Elsinore, CA - - Current 67th Assembly District Representative, Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, announced her endorsement for her successor today - retired firefighter and Murrieta Councilman Kelly Seyarto.
"Kelly Seyarto is the strong conservative voice we need to represent us in the State Assembly," said Melendez. "California needs a leader like Kelly who's not afraid to stand up to the majority party and will do what's right for everyday people. I'm confident he will represent the people of the 67th Assembly District well, and as your Assemblyman, will fight to protect our state's future and the values important to all of us."
Kelly Seyarto has had a clean sweep of major endorsements since announcing his campaign in December. Just a few weeks ago Kelly announced receiving the official endorsement of the Republican Party of Riverside County.
"I knew that the key to winning this election would be to have the support of grassroots and local leaders," said Seyarto. "I'm humbled that the people who actually live, work and raise their families in our community are overwhelmingly supporting me in this election."
Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez is currently running in the special election for the 28th Senate District to replace Jeff Stone.
Kelly Seyarto served for 35 years as a firefighter until his retirement in 2015 as Battalion Chief. In addition to his work as a firefighter, Seyarto has served as a Murrieta Councilman since 1997 including serving four times as Mayor.
More information about Kelly and his campaign for the 67th District can be found can at www.KellyForAssembly2020.com.