Assemblymember Richard Bloom
 Endorses Marc Berman for Assembly



February 16, 2016


State Assembly candidate and Palo Alto City Councilmember Marc Berman has earned the endorsement of California State Assemblymember Richard Bloom.

“Marc Berman is a determined advocate for providing quality public education and protecting our environment,” said Assemblymember Bloom. “There are a lot of similarities between my district and the 24th Assembly District, including dozens of miles of coastline and thousands of acres of beautiful open space. Marc and I share many common interests, and I look forward to working with him to continue to move California forward.”

“I'm truly honored to receive the endorsement of Assemblymember Richard Bloom. Richard has been a leader in Sacramento on environmental protection, providing quality public education, maintaining ethical and accountable government, and on keeping film and television industry jobs here in California,” said Marc Berman.

Richard Bloom was elected to represent the 50th Assembly District in 2012. He was first elected to the Santa Monica City Council in 1999 and served multiple terms as the Mayor. He has also served as a Commissioner on the California Coastal Commission.

With his endorsement of Berman, Bloom 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, former Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson, AFSCME Council 57, and the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Pacific Southwest Region. 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