SUPERVISOR PAM SLATER-PRICE ENDORSES COLONEL DOUG APPLEGATE (RET) FOR CONGRESS

“Colonel Doug Applegate truly fits the needs of the 49th district. His legal and military expertise combined with his strong platform is the winning combination for CA-49.” said Supervisor Pam Slater-Price

March 26, 2018– On Monday, March 26th, Supervisor Pam Slater-Price announced her endorsement of Colonel Doug Applegate (USMCR retired) for California’s 49th Congressional District. For two decades (1992-2013), former San Diego Supervisor Pam Slater-Price delivered a common-sense approach to government that made her a force in regional politics. Supervisor Slater-Price has been an advocate for open-space preservation, economic growth, increased transportation spending, and law enforcement. She has been a leading supporter of programs that protect the victims of domestic violence.

“Colonel Doug Applegate truly fits the needs of the 49th district. His legal and military expertise combined with his strong platform is the winning combination for CA-49. As our Congressman, Applegate will work on legislation that leaves no one behind and brings back economic growth to the constituents. That’s why it is my honor to endorse Doug Applegate for Congress,” said Supervisor Pam Slater-Price.

“It is a great privilege and honor to receive the endorsement of Supervisor Pam Slater-Price. When elected to Congress, I will continue to make it my mission to implement programs that benefit the environment and working families and will advocate for legislation that brings economic growth and prosperity home to California,” said Applegate.

Doug Applegate is running to represent California’s 49th congressional district; a race that is shaping up to be one of the most contested seats in the country. After nearly defeating Issa in the 2016 congressional race, with only 1,621 votes separating him from the incumbent, his commitment to flipping the 49th did not waver. He immediately shifted focus to winning the 2018 election.

Some notable endorsements include California State Senator Toni Atkins, CA State Senator Ricardo Lara, former Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Assembly member Tom Daly, VoteVets, Los Angeles Orange County Building Trades, National Nurses United, CA State American Postal Workers Union, CA State Association of Letter Carriers, IBEW Locals 47 & 441, Ironworkers 433, Plasterers Union Local 200, and Teamsters Local 952.

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Douglas Applegate is a Colonel USMCR (retired). Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Marine Corps, the Department of the Navy, or the Department of Defense.