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Former Assemblymember and Former Chula Vista Mayor Mary Casillas Salas Endorses Leticia Munguia for City Council

Chula Vista, CA – Today, Leticia Munguia's campaign for Chula Vista City Council District 3 announced the endorsement of former Assemblymember and former Chula Vista Mayor Mary Casillas Salas.


Mary Casillas Salas said: “I have known Leticia Munguia for nearly three decades, and have witnessed firsthand how her tireless advocacy for economic security and building stronger communities has made life better for Chula Vista’s families. I know that Leticia will hit the ground running and continue this important work on the City Council so that we improve the quality of life for all Chula Vistans, and ensure they can raise their families in safe, thriving neighborhoods. I proudly endorse Leticia Munguia for Chula Vista City Council District 3.”


Leticia Munguia said: "I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of former Mayor Mary Casillas Salas, a trailblazer and a leader who has dedicated her life to the service of our community. Her faith in my ability to continue her legacy of advocacy and community-building is both humbling and inspiring. I am committed to working tirelessly to ensure that all Chula Vistans can enjoy a high quality of life."


Mary Casillas Salas is a well-respected figure throughout the South Bay, with a long history of public service, dedicating her career to the betterment of her community. She served as a member of the California State Assembly from 2006 to 2010, representing the 79th Assembly District. Salas also served on the Chula Vista City Council from 1996 to 2004 and again from 2012 to 2014. In 2014, she was elected Mayor of Chula Vista, a role she held until 2022. Throughout her career, Salas has been recognized for her tireless advocacy for economic security and stronger communities and is known for her commitment to improving the quality of life for all Chula Vistans.


Salas’ endorsement comes on the heels of San Diego County Supervisor Nora Vargas throwing her support behind Leticia Munguia's campaign just a few weeks ago, adding to the campaign’s early momentum.


Election Day is March 5, 2024.

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