PRESS RELEASE DeLong CA47: Orange County Elected Officials Come Together to Support Congressional Candidate Gary DeLong

Gary DeLong (R-CA-47)

February 21, 2012

Orange County Elected Officials Come Together to Support Congressional Candidate Gary DeLong

Long Beach, CA – Congressional candidate Gary DeLong announced today a comprehensive list of Orange County elected officials who support his candidacy for the 47th Congressional District.

“I am honored and humbled by the number of Orange County elected officials who support my campaign and my vision of bringing fiscal responsibility to Washington,” said Gary DeLong.  “Orange County elected officials are recognizing my desire to listen to their concerns and work hard on behalf of Orange County citizens.”

The Gary DeLong for Congress campaign is pleased to announce the following endorsements from Orange County’s elected leadership:

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
Congressman Ed Royce
California State Senator Tom Harman
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor
Assemblyman Jim Silva
Assemblyman Don Wagner
Orange County Supervisors Pat Bates, Shawn Nelson and Janet Nguyen
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait
Brea Councilmember Marty Simonoff
Buena Park Councilmember Miller Oh
Cerritos Mayor Carol Chen
Cypress Mayor Doug Bailey
Fountain Valley Councilmember Michael Vo
Garden Grove Councilmembers Steve Jones and Janet Nguyen
Irvine Councilmember Jeff Lalloway
Lake Forest Mayor Pro Tem Scott Voights
Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar and Councilmember Gerri Mejia
Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Keith Curry
Stanton Councilmember Al Ethans
Westminster Councilmembers Tyler Diep, Frank Fry, Andy Quach and Tri Ta

“I am pleased to support Gary DeLong for Congress.  I know I can count on Gary to support my efforts in growing our economy, supporting our small and medium size businesses so they can create jobs for our citizens, and reigning in government spending.
- Congressman Ed Royce

“Gary DeLong priorities are to improve our economy and create jobs for our citizens.  As a small business owner, he understands what is needed to get our economy moving again.”
- California State Senator Tom Harman

“I know I can count on Gary DeLong to support my conservative principals of Limited Government, Lower Taxes, Safe Neighborhoods and Strong Families.
- California State Assemblyman Jim Silva

“The cost of the Federal government has doubled in the last 10 years to pay for an ever growing Washington bureaucracy.  Gary DeLong understands that increasing taxes on the middle class is the wrong answer – and will work to reduce the cost of government and get our economy moving again.
- California State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor

Gary DeLong and I share the same goal of working to improve public safety in our community.  He is a proven leader and we need his voice in Congress to keep our neighborhoods safe and healthy by supporting thriving businesses and good jobs.
- Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens

“Orange County needs Gary DeLong in Washington, where he will be an advocate for small businesses.  Gary understands that when businesses are able to prosper, our community is better for it.  He is a proven leader who knows how to balance budgets and create jobs.”
Orange County Supervisor Patricia Bates

Successful campaigns include successful fundraising efforts.  If you agree that our #1 priority should be to restore economic growth and create jobs, please click here to make a contribution of any amount or click here to register as a volunteer.  To learn more about our campaign, please visit  Thank you for your support.

Gary DeLong is a third generation Southern Californian who has lived in the Long Beach area for over 25 years. He is currently president of The RTP Group, a Southern California based telecommunications company. DeLong resides in Long Beach with his wife Dawna and daughters Danielle, Elizabeth and Katie.

The new 47th Congressional District is 60% Los Angeles County, including the communities of Avalon, Long Beach, Signal Hill and a portion of Lakewood.  The remaining 40% is in Orange County, including the communities of Cypress, Los Alamitos and Rossmoor, and portions of Garden Grove, Stanton and Westminster.

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