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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 47 Endorses Suzie Price For Mayor

She “Has Been a Leader in Getting Resources for City Workers to Provide the Best Services for City Residents”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2022

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Long Beach, CA – Today, IBEW Local 47 announced their endorsement of her candidacy for Long Beach City Mayor.


The endorsement comes on the heels of Price raising $350,000 in four weeks and receiving endorsements from California State Controller Betty Yee, Former California State Attorney General Bill Lockyer, Long Beach Councilmembers Daryl Supernaw and Stacy Mungo, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, and Senator Tom Umberg among others. 


“IBEW 47 is proud to endorse Suzie Price for the next Mayor of the great city of Long Beach,” says Dick Reed, Assistant Business Manager for IBEW Local 47. “She has been a leader in getting resources for city workers to provide the best services for city residents.”


IBEW Local 47 is the driving force of electricity in Southern California. Its membership includes nearly 15,000 professionals employed in utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads, and government.


“I’m incredibly proud to have the support of our hard-working city employees in this election,” says Price. “This particular group of employees represents the best of Long Beach. They work hard, take pride in the quality of their work, and represent the city with a strong commitment.”


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Mom, Councilwoman, Small Business Owner, and Deputy District Attorney, Suzie Price is running for Mayor to get Long Beach back to basics, with a competent and functional City Government focused on improving the quality of life for its residents. Elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, Price was the first Democrat elected to Council District 3 in 42 years. On the City Council, Suzie has worked across district lines to focus on homelessness, public safety, street repair, infrastructure investment, improving and expanding our green spaces, and ensuring Long Beach remains a place where you can afford to buy a home and start a business. Suzie and her husband Mark, a military veteran, have lived in Long Beach for 20 years where they are raising their two boys. 


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