State Assemblyman Bill Dodd (D-Napa) today announced that his campaign has received endorsements from 12 of the 13 newspapers endorsing in the Senate District 3 primary race.
“In his brief time in the Assembly, Dodd has shown himself to be an outspoken leader on a number of fronts, from providing relief for victims of the Valley fire last fall to protecting water rights and farm lands. Given his experience serving on the Metropolitan Transportation Commissions, Dodd has put his transit expertise to good use and has been a strong voice for education funding.” – Santa Rosa Press Democrat.
“In just two short years in the Assembly, Dodd has demonstrated that he’s a pragmatic politician who can work both sides of the aisle to deliver what his constituents need.” – Fairfield Daily Republic.
The twelve newspapers endorsing Dodd are: the East Bay Times, Napa Valley Register, Fairfield Daily Republic, Petaluma Argus Courier, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Sonoma Index-Tribune, Davis Enterprise, Winters Express, Woodland Daily Democrat, Sacramento Bee, Daily Calistogan, and Yountville Sun.
Dodd is running for the 3rd Senate District, which includes all of Napa and Solano Counties, as well as portions of Contra Costa, Sacramento, Sonoma and Yolo Counties. It includes the cities of Petaluma, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Sonoma, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, Yountville, Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo, Davis, Winters, Woodland and Isleton.
Dodd is a Democrat from Napa County. After a successful 25-year business career, Dodd served four terms on the Napa County Board of Supervisors, and currently represents the 4th Assembly District.