More local elected officials and GOP leaders join in support of businessman John Cox for Governor

For Immediate Release
May 23, 2017


San Diego, CA – The John Cox for Governor Campaign announced another round of local elected official and Republican grassroots leader endorsements from across California. Businessman and entrepreneur John Cox is bringing his message that a Republican can win in California just as other business leaders are getting elected to the governorship in Democrat dominated states like Maryland, Massachusetts and Illinois.

Joining in support of John Cox for Governor include:

  • Jim Price, Mayor – Atwater
  • Steve Mensinger, former Mayor – Costa Mesa
  • Greg Gandrud, former Councilmember – Carpinteria
  • Michelle Pavey, Vice President – High Valley Water District
  • Larry Virga, President – Sutter-Yuba Constitutional Republicans/Co-Founder – Sutter Buttes Tea Party
  • Carla Virga, Secretary – Sutter-Yuba Constitutional Republicans/Co-Founder – Sutter Buttes Tea Party
  • Emil Monda, President – Laguna Beach Republicans
  • Michele Monda, Secretary – Laguna Beach Republicans
  • Althea Clark, Secretary – Fresno Evening Republican Women Federated
  • Ana Wilson, Second Vice President – Fresno Evening Republican Women Federated
  • Nancy Spitzer, Member – El Dorado County Republican Central Committee

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John Cox is an entrepreneur, businessman and knows how to meet a payroll. Born and raised on the south-side of Chicago by a single mother public school teacher, John is a CPA who built his now $200 million business from the ground up. He is a longtime government reform advocate and conservative, and is running to eliminate the corrupting influence of special interest money that has made California the high-tax and regulation leader of the nation. 


Paid for by John Cox for Governor 2018