FULLERTON, CA —Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsement of Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Members of the Assembly’s leadership.
In addition to Speaker Atkins, Quirk-Silva has secured the support of Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, Assistant Speaker pro Tem David Chiu, Majority Floor Leader Chris Holden, Assistant Majority Floor Leader Cristina Garcia, and Majority Whip Honorable Miguel Santiago.
Other members who hold leadership positions and have endorsed Quirk-Silva include Assemblymembers Luis Alejo, Chair of the Latino Caucus, Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus, Susan Eggman-Talamantes, Chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus, and Das Williams, Chair of the Asian-Pacific Islander Caucus.
Quirk-Silva currently teaches 3rd grade and has spent 30 years teaching in the Fullerton School District. She is the former Mayor of Fullerton and served in the Assembly from 2012-2014.
The 65th Assembly District includes Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, Stanton and most of West Anaheim.