Kamala Harris Backs Sabrina Cervantes for Assembly

Eastvale, CA – Attorney General Kamala Harris officially announced her endorsement of Sabrina Cervantes’s campaign for State Assembly today. Harris joins a long list of high profile Democratic leaders who are backing Cervantes, including State Treasurer John Chiang, State Controller Betty Yee, Congressman Mark Takano, State Senator Richard Roth, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. Cervantes’s campaign has also earned the endorsement of the California Democratic Party.

In announcing her endorsement, Harris stated:

“I am supporting Sabrina Cervantes for Assembly because she is a strong voice for working families and small businesses. Sabrina will deliver results for Riverside County, and we need her in the State Assembly.”

Harris was elected Attorney General in 2010, and re-elected in 2014. She previously served as San Francisco’s District Attorney. She is currently a candidate to succeed United States Senator Barbara Boxer.

Sabrina Cervantes is a lifelong Riverside County resident, who serves as the District Director for State Assemblymember Jose Medina. In that role, Sabrina has worked with local stakeholders and community partners to help expand access to higher education, strengthen our regional economy, protect the rights of workers, improve the delivery of government services, and safeguard the natural beauty of our state.

Prior to joining Assemblymember Medina’s office, Sabrina served as a Director for the California Voter Registration Project. Her history of community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors for the UCR Chicano Latino Alumni Association (CLA), and the non-profit organizations TruEvolution and Women Wonder Writers.

Sabrina holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Riverside, and she completed an executive education program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She lives in the City of Eastvale.