(from Press Release) State Assemblyman Bill Dodd today announced receiving the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, the official voice for Democratic activists throughout the state, in his race for State Senate, District 3.
“Bill stands out for his leadership and effectiveness on big issues that matter,” said Vice-Chair Alex Gallardo-Rooker. “He’s the Democrat in this race capable of helping to address income inequality, gender pay equity, and excellence in public education.”
“I’ve worked with Bill in the Legislature and have seen his passion for solving problems that matter to real people,” said Vice Chair Eric Bauman. “Bill will work to fix our roads, repair our environment, ensure our kids have a high quality education – from preschool through high school and beyond – and see to it that a college education is affordable and accessible to all of our children.
“Bill’s record is a great example of how Democrats deliver on behalf of everyday Californians. I’m proud to support him,” continued Bauman.
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.