Archived 2012

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Dear Friend, We did it! With over 70,000 votes and a decisive margin of victory, we have accomplished our collective goal and won our race for California State Assembly! I first want to salute my opponent Abel Guillen for his public service and his forceful campaign. The results indicate voters had two very good choices […]

Public Safety Officials Blast Guillen for Breaking Positive Campaign Pledge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Capitolo mark@duffycapitolo.com Public Safety Officials Blast Guillen for Breaking Positive Campaign Pledge Guillen’s negative mailer shows his naiveté on crime and violence in Oakland OAKLAND – East Bay public safety officials released the following statement regarding Abel Guillen’s attack mailer in Oakland: “At the League of Women […]

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Oakland Tribune / Bay Area News Group Endorses Bonta for Assembly

Bay Area News Group editorial:Our endorsements in competitive races for state Legislature Oakland Tribune editorial 08/10/2012 Assembly District 18 — Rob Bonta, D-Alameda: The candidates, both Democrats, struggle to articulate their policy differences. Bonta, an Alameda city councilman, demonstrates slightly more independent thought than Abel Guillen, a Peralta Community College District trustee. He speaks more forcefully for […]

State Superintendent Tom Torlakson Endorses Rob Bonta for Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Capitolo mark@duffycapitolo.com TORLAKSON ENDORSES BONTA “Rob has the integrity to be Assemblyman” OAKLAND – California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has endorsed Rob Bonta for Assembly in District 18, the Bonta campaign announced today. “Rob possesses a deep commitment to public school children, parents, teachers and school employees,” […]

California Nurses Association Endorses Rob Bonta for Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Capitolo mark@duffycapitolo.com CALIFORNIA NURSES ASSOCIATION ENDORSES ROB BONTA FOR ASSEMBLY OAKLAND – The California Nurses Association today announced its endorsement of Alameda Vice Mayor Rob Bonta for the 18th Assembly District. “Rob Bonta is a lifelong progressive public servant,” said Malinda Markowitz, RN, President of the California Nurses Association. […]

Incumbent Assemblymember Sandre Swanson Endorses Rob Bonta For Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2012 CONTACT: Mark Capitolo mark@duffycapitolo.com INCUMBENT ASSEMBLYMEMBER SANDRÉ SWANSON ENDORSES ROB BONTA FOR ASSEMBLY OAKLAND – Incumbent California State Assemblymember Sandré Swanson today announced his endorsement of Alameda Vice Mayor Rob Bonta for the 18th Assembly District. “I am humbled to be Assemblymember Swanson’s choice to represent Oakland, Alameda, and […]

Assemblymember Sandre R. Swanson’s Statement Endorsing Rob Bonta for Assembly

Click on either image to open a pdf of Assemblymember Swanson’s endorsement letter.

Bonta Wins CA Democratic Party Endorsement!

Rob Bonta Leads in New Poll

A telephone servey of 404 likely November, 2012 voters completed last night in the newly drawn California Assembly District 18 shows Alameda Council Member Rob Bonta with a 16 point lead over Peralta College Trustee Abel Guillen heading into the general election contest this fall.