EMILYs List Congratulates Helen Tran on her Election as San Bernardino Mayor
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November 18, 2022
EMILY's List Congratulates Helen Tran on her Election as San Bernardino Mayor
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, congratulates Helen Tran on being elected as San Bernardino mayor. EMILYs List President Laphonza Butler released the following statement:
“EMILYs List congratulates Helen Tran on her historic election and becoming San Bernardino's first AAPI woman to be elected mayor. Tran has demonstrated her passion for civic engagement, dedicating her career to organizing for a better, more equitable future.Tran not only has the experience, but the determination to lead San Bernardino into a progressive future. We are proud to stand by Tran as she works to restore confidence in local government by ensuring her constituents' civil and reproductive rights are protected.”
Helen Tran is a first generation college graduate turned political organizer who has helped elect candidates all across Southern California. She became the youngest director of human resources for the city of San Bernardino and has taken numerous roles within the city including becoming a member of various committees while serving as a member of San Bernardino’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission. Helen Tran has made history and is San Bernardino’s first AAPI woman elected as mayor. Tran is married and a mom of three.
EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, works to elect Democratic pro-choice women up and down the ballot and across the country with a goal of fighting for our rights and our communities. Our work is centered around a fundamental vision: Run. Win. Change the World. EMILYs List has raised over $700 million in service to that vision and has helped Democratic women win competitive elections by recruiting and training candidates, supporting and helping build strong campaigns, researching the issues that impact women and families, running one of the largest independent expenditure campaigns for Democrats, and turning out women voters to the polls. Since our founding in 1985, we have helped elect the country's first woman as vice president, 159 women to the House, 26 to the Senate, 16 governors, and nearly 1,400 women to state and local office. More than 40% of the candidates EMILYs List has helped elect to Congress have been women of color. Visit www.emilyslist.org for more information.