Former State Assemblyman Steve Baldwin has endorsed Randy Voepel for the 71st Assembly District.
“As a Santee resident, I have seen up close how Randy Voepel has developed a strong record of conservative leadership at the local level,” said Baldwin. “By implementing a limited-government agenda, Randy Voepel has allowed Santee to flourish and become a safe, family-friendly city that allows business to flourish. I know Randy will be an excellent representative of this district in Sacramento.”
“I am honored to have the endorsement of Steve Baldwin,” said Voepel. “Steve was a fantastic representative for this region. He was a strong conservative voice and I look forward to emulating his record in Sacramento. ”
Steve Baldwin served in the California State Assembly from 1994-2000, representing the 77th Assembly District.
Fmr. Assemblyman Steve Baldwin joins State Senator Joel Anderson, Assemblymember Brian Jones, Assemblymember Marie Waldron, State Senator Mike Morrell, State Senator Jeff Stone, Assemblymember Ling Ling Chang, Assemblymember Shannon Grove, Assemblymember Devon Mathis, Assemblymember Jim Patterson, El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells, El Cajon Councilmember Star Bales, El Cajon Councilmember Gary Kendrick, El Cajon Councilmember Bob McClellan, El Cajon Councilmember Tony Ambrose, Santee Councilmember John Minto, Santee Councilmember Rob McNelis, Santee Councilmember Ronn Hall, Santee Councilmember Jack Dale, La Mesa Councilmember Ruth Sterling, Cajon Valley Union School District President Justin Slagle, Padre Dam Municipal Water District Board President Doug Wilson, Padre Dam Municipal Water District Board Member Bill Pommering, Santee School Board Member Ken Fox, Grossmont High School District Trustee Jim Kelly, the Associated Builders & Contractors of San Diego, the San Diego County Probation Officers Association, and the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County among Voepel’s early endorsers.
Originally elected to the Santee City Council in 1996, Voepel was elected Mayor in 2000. Voepel is a U.S. Navy veteran with two combat tours of duty in Vietnam. A graduate from Saint Leo University, he is a businessman in financial services specializing in corporate benefits. He and his wife Susan have two children and three grandchildren.
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