AFSCME Council 57 Endorses

Marc Berman for Assembly



February 1, 2016

State Assembly candidate and Palo Alto City Councilmember Marc Berman announced today that he has earned the endorsement of American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFSCME Council 57. 

“I’m honored to have earned the support of AFSCME Council 57,” Berman said. “Their members keep our cities, counties, and all of California moving and thriving. I’m truly grateful for the work they do and for their endorsement of my campaign for State Assembly. I look forward to carrying their mission to ensure the health and vitality of working families and their communities with me to Sacramento.”

An affiliate of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFSCME Council 57 represents over 25,000 members of 23 locals representing those who work in county health and human service agencies, provide mental health services at the state and local level, and ensure the public safety working as 911 dispatchers, probation officers, and trial court employees. AFSCME Council 57 members serve the people of California through their work in schools and community colleges, transit agencies, public works departments, clinics and hospitals, and water and wastewater facilities and more.

With their endorsement of Berman, AFSCME Council 57 joins numerous state and local leaders in supporting Berman for State Assembly, including incumbent Assemblymember Rich Gordon, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, and Supervisors Don Horsley and Warren Slocum, as well as former Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson. For a full list of Berman’s endorsements, please visit

The 24th Assembly District consists of the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park, Half Moon Bay and portions of Cupertino and the San Mateo County Coast.

For more information about Marc Berman, please visit