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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Rep. Vargas Endorses Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House

Dec 5, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2018) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement endorsing Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. 

“I proudly endorse Leader Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives. As a steadfast voice of the American people, Nancy has proven her commitment to empowering the middle class and rebuilding our nation.

In the 116th Congress, we will need a leader who is able to challenge and work with our Republican colleagues. Nancy Pelosi has a record of doing both. Above all, Nancy has the tenacity, courage and experience to move our nation towards a stronger and brighter tomorrow.

I look forward to our California delegation coming together in support of Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker on the House Floor.”

Vargas represents California’s 51st Congressional District which includes the southern portion of San Diego County, all of Imperial County and California’s entire US/Mexico border.  Vargas was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 and is currently serving his third term in Congress.  He represented the 40th California State Senate District from 2010-2012, the 79th California State Assembly District from 2000 – 2006 and served on the San Diego City Council from 1993 – 2000.