Pittsburg, CA — Mae Cendaña Torlakson has earned the support of Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Perez. Perez joins 20 former and current Assembly Members who have endorsed Mae’s campaign for AD-14.

Announcing his endorsement, Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Perez said the following:

“Mae Cendaña Torlakson is an experienced leader who gets things done in her community and I am proud to stand with her in her run for Assembly. She has a strong passion for issues that matter most to hard working families. Mae will be the champion we need in the Assembly to ensure that every child has access to a high quality and affordable college education. She will continue to put the needs of the community first and move California in the right direction.”

In responding to the endorsement, Mae released the following statement:

“I am grateful for the support of such a strong legislative leader.  John’s  work in the Assembly contributed to the success of California and I look forward to having an opportunity to do the same. In the State Legislature I will work with Assembly Members from across California to create a California where the environment flourishes, businesses grow, and families thrive.”

For a full list of Mae Cendaña Torlakson’s endorsements, visit