Official Press Release from Morse for Congress Campaign:
San Rafael, CA – Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-2), who represents the northernmost coast of California, endorsed Jessica Morse today in her bid for Congress in California’s Fourth District.
“Our country needs smart, principled problem solvers like Jessica Morse in Congress,” said Representative Jared Huffman. “With her decade of national security experience, deep roots in Northern California, and strong commitment to fighting climate change and protecting our precious natural resources, she will be a strong and effective leader for the people of the 4th District. I am proud to endorse Jessica Morse for Congress.”
Jessica Morse responded: “I am honored to earn Representative Huffman’s support. In our district, climate change is a present danger. From forest fires, to tree mortality to our struggling ski industry, our community is living on the front lines of climate change. I’ve been grateful for Representative Huffman’s leadership and advocacy on climate change and clean energy solutions. I am excited to work with him in Congress to protect our communities and our planet. I am proud to earn his endorsement.”
Jessica Morse recently earned the support of over 55% of local Democratic leaders who voted in the California Democratic pre-endorsement conference, and she will be eligible to be endorsed by the California Democratic Party at the February State Convention.
She has also been endorsed by Representative Ro Khanna (CA-17); Charlie Brown, the 2006 and 2008 candidate in California’s 4th Congressional District; Bob Derlet, the 2016 candidate in the 4th District; and, the Mariposa County Democratic Club, Democratic Club of Coarsegold, Tuolumne County Democratic Club, the Democratic Women's Coalition of Tuolumne County, and thousands of supporters across the district.