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WORKING FAMILIES ORGANIZATIONS

  • California Labor Federation

  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California

  • Inland Empire Labor Council

  • LA/OC Building and Construction Trades Council

  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 36

  • United Steelworkers (USW) Inland Empire Legislative and Education Committee

  • United Association (UA) Local 398 - Plumbers and Pipefitters 

  • United Association (UA) Local Union 345 Landscape/Irrigation, Sewer & Storm Drain

  • Underground Industrial Piping Industry 

  • United Association (UA) Local 250 Steamfitters & Refrigeration

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3090

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3634

  • BAC Local 4

  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 477

  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 40

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 13

  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Southern California District Council

  • Ironworkers Local 416

  • Ironworkers Local 433

  • California State Council of Laborers

  • Southern California District Council of Laborers

  • Laborers (LiUNA) Local 783

  • Laborers (LiUNA) Local 300

  • Professional Engineers in California Government (PECG)

  • Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation Workers (SMART) Local Union 105

  • Teamsters Local 1932

  • Western States Regional Council of Carpenters

  • California State Association of Letter Carriers (CSALC)

ELECTED LEADERS

  • U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano

  • U.S. Congresswoman Katie Porter

  • U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff

  • U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman

  • U.S. Congresswoman Norma J. Torres

  • U.S. Congressman Juan Vargas

  • California Attorney General Rob Bonta

  • California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

  • Former State Senate Majority Leader Richard Polanco

  • San Bernardino County Supervisor Joe Baca Jr.

  • San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman

  • San Bernardino County Supervisor Jesse Armendarez

  • Ontario Mayor Paul Leon

  • Ontario Mayor Pro Tem Debra Dorst Porada

  • Ontario City Council Member Alan Wapner

  • Pomona Vice Mayor Elizabeth Ontiveros-Cole

  • Montclair Mayor Javier “John” Dutrey

  • Montclair City Council Member Corysa Martinez

  • Montclair City Council Member Tenice Johnson

  • Rialto City Council Member Rafael Trujillo

  • West Valley Water District Board Member Kevin Kenley

  • Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS & LEADERS

  • Democrats for Israel-Los Angeles

  • Pomona Vehicle Parking Commissioner Jacky Elizalde*

  • Pomona Cultural Arts Commissioner Sophia Siqueiros*

  • Pomona Historic Preservation Commissioner Jim Kercheval*

  • Pomona Planning Commissioner Kristie Kercheval*

CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY & DELEGATES

  • David Angel Maldonado

  • Jocelyn Betancourt Herrada

  • Susana Castellanos

  • Elizabeth Cole

  • Andres Duran

  • Jacky Elizalde

  • Raymundo Gonzalez

  • Marisol Guerra

  • Alan Guerra

  • Octavio Guerra Garcia

  • Roman Macias

  • Denise Marquez

  • John Mendoza

  • Gladis Quezada

  • Edgar Rodriguez

  • Claudia Rodriguez

  • Jose Rodriguez

  • Luis Rojas

  • Briana Ruvalcaba

  • Erik Sanchez

  • Jessica Sandoval

  • Louis Torres

  • Matthew Torres

  • U.S. Congresswoman Norma Torres (previously announced)

  • Christopher Torres

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*Titles for Identification Purposes Only

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Statments of Suppor
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SEIU 121RN

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"Frontline nurses trust Robert Torres for State Assembly. He understands the critical jobs we provide to care for patients. We know Robert will work with us to improve healthcare, expand mental health services and build a better California."

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SEIU UNITED HEALTHCARE WORKERS

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"Robert Torres worked closely with us to combat the healthcare worker shortage by working to raise the minimum wage for healthcare workers to retain healthcare workers and attract new ones. Healthcare workers know we can trust Robert Torres. For State Assembly, vote Robert Torres!" 

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SEIU CALIFORNIA

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“SEIU is proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. Robert has consistently fought for fair wages, safer working conditions, and better benefits. His commitment to empowering working families and efforts to advance workers' rights is unmatched. We are confident that Robert will fight for a better future for all workers in the State Assembly.” 

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INLAND EMPIRE LABOR COUNCIL AFL-CIO

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"The Inland Empire Labor Council proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly. He embodies the core principles of our movement: fighting for good paying jobs, advocating for safer working conditions, and staunchly standing up for working families. Robert Torres is a fierce advocate in the labor movement, a dedicated fighter who will not waver in his commitment to advancing the rights of workers. His unwavering dedication to our cause makes him the leader we trust to champion our values and ensure a future where every worker thrives."

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LA/OC BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL

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“The LA/OC Building Trades proudly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. Robert supports investments in infrastructure, schools and housing, built by a skilled and trained, local union workforce. He will bring to the Assembly his commitment to working families, fighting for the issues that matter to our members.”

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AFSCME DISTRICT COUNCIL 36

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“Robert Torres grew up in an AFSCME union household. He understands the work our members do on a daily basis. Robert also understands the challenges workers face every day. That’s why as a local city councilmember, Robert has always fought for working people, protecting workers’ rights, fighting to raise wages and lift up working women and men. We know he’ll do the same in the State Assembly. That’s why the members of AFSCME District Council 36 are proud to endorse Robert Torres for Assembly District 53.”

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AFSCME LOCAL 3090

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"The hardworking members of AFSCME Local 3090 are proud to give Robert Torres our enthusiastic endorsement. Robert and the Torres family have been longtime allies and advocates for our union and our members. Robert has a deep understanding of our issues and we know he will be a champion for our members in the State Assembly."

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AFSCME LOCAL 3634

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"AFSCME Local 3634 MTA Supervisors proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly—a true advocate for workers, communities, and progress. Robert Torres will be a fighter for better wages and working conditions."

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BAC LOCAL 4

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"BAC Local 4 proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly, a steadfast leader deeply committed to the values and welfare of our community. His advocacy for workers' rights, economic justice, and sustainable development makes him the ideal candidate to champion the interests of our members and working families across the 53rd District. With Robert Torres in the State Assembly, we are confident that our collective voice will be heard, our concerns addressed, and our future shaped by a leader who genuinely comprehends the needs of our working families."

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INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF
ELECTRICAL WORKERS (IBEW) LOCAL 40

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"We proudly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. His unwavering commitment to workers' rights, championing fair wages, and advocating for safe working conditions align with our values at IBEW Local 40. We're confident that Robert will amplify the voices of our hardworking members and ensure a brighter future for our community."

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INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF
ELECTRICAL WORKERS (IBEW) LOCAL 477

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“Workers need champions in the State Assembly who fight for them every day. Robert Torres is the champion we need. That’s why the members of IBEW Local 477 are proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. He is the best choice for working families.”

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​INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PAINTERS AND
ALLIED TRADES (IUPAT) DISTRICT COUNCIL 36

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"Robert Torres represents precisely the kind of new leadership we need in Sacramento. Robert will fight for more good paying middle-class jobs, higher wages, retirement security, and he will work to safeguard workers' rights for all. That's why the Painters & Allied Trades District Council 36, proudly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly."

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​INTERNATIONAL LONGSHORE AND WAREHOUSE UNION (ILWU) LOCAL 13

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ILWU Local 13 proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly. Hailing from a union background, Robert not only recognizes the significance of upholding workers' rights but also the critical role of our ports in the movement of goods. His commitment to combating corporate greed ensures a strong alliance with the longshore workers, who play a vital role in the functioning of our ports. 

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​INTERNATIONAL LONGSHORE AND WAREHOUSE UNION (ILWU) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT COUNCIL

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"ILWU SCDC proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly. His understanding of the challenges faced by dockworkers and his commitment to improving working conditions at our ports make him the ideal representative for our members. Robert's dedication to advocating for fair labor practices and economic growth will make him a strong voice for labor rights in the Assembly."

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IRONWORKERS LOCAL 433

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"Ironworkers Local 433 proudly endorses Robert Torres for State Assembly, applauding his dedication to addressing the challenges confronted by the working class. With a proven history of advocating for fair wages and job security, Robert is well-positioned to lead efforts in advancing infrastructure improvements and building safe streets and roads for our community. The collaboration between Robert and Ironworkers Local 433 symbolizes a robust alliance committed to enhancing the welfare of working families in our community and across California."

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SOUTHERN CA DISTRICT COUNCIL OF LABORERS

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"The Southern California District Council of Laborers is proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. Robert's personal experience as a union member -- coupled with his strong record of advocating for workers' rights in Southern California -- make him the clear choice to represent our members in the Assembly. We are confident that he will continue to be a staunch ally in the Legislature, fighting for fair wages, safe working conditions, and the respect that our members deserve."

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LABORERS (LiUNA) LOCAL 783

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"For LiUNA members, this endorsement represents the confidence our leadership has entrusted upon you to fight for working families in the 53rd Assembly District. After meeting with you, we believe that you will ensure the community our members reside and work in will be stronger through your leadership. Allowing for a better quality of life and the opportunity to work close to home. Your commitment supports the goals of LiUNA in supporting jobs, economic growth, and delivering for LiUNA working men and women."

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PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS IN CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT

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"We proudly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly, recognizing his unwavering commitment to championing policies that advance engineering excellence, innovation, and infrastructure investment. With a proven track record of leadership and a vision for a resilient and sustainable future, Robert Torres is the advocate we trust to drive positive change for our community and the state."

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TEAMSTERS LOCAL 1932

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“It is our great pleasure to inform you that Teamsters Local 1932 and our members have endorsed your candidacy for election to California Assembly District 53. We wish you the very best in achieving your goal of winning this election. We look forward to working with you to transform the Inland Empire into an area where people can earn a living wage, raise their families and financially be able to retire.”

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UNITED ASSOCIATION (UA) LOCAL 398

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"Working families need leaders we can count on in the State Legislature. We are proud to stand with Councilmember Robert Torres because he has stood with us. Robert shares our priorities, whether it's the need for more good paying middle class jobs or ensuring that workers' rights are protected or fighting for more infrastructure investments to bolster our economy, he gets it. For these reasons and more, the United Association (UA) Local 398 - Plumbers and Pipefitters strongly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly."

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UNITED ASSOCIATION (UA) LOCAL 250

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"The hardworking members of UA Local 250 - Steamfitters & Refrigeration proudly endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. We know that Robert understands the importance of protecting working people, creating more good paying middle class jobs, safeguarding workers' rights and investing in infrastructure to strengthen our economy. We know Robert will be a pro-jobs and pro-worker fighter in the State Assembly."

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UNITED ASSOCIATION (UA) LOCAL 345

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"We are pleased to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly because we know he will advance a pro-jobs and pro-worker agenda in Sacramento. Robert has proven himself as an ally and an advocate of working families as a local leader and we know he will do the same in the state legislature. He has our full support."

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UNITED STEELWORKERS (USW) INLAND EMPIRE LEGISLATIVE AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE

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"Robert's interest and dedication to the issues and concerns of workers, their families, and our communities is greatly appreciated. We look forward to joining together with Robert in order to uplift and advance the labor workforce."

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WESTERN STATES REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS

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“The Western States Regional Council of Carpenters are proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. As someone who grew up in a union household, Robert understands the challenges our members face every day. That’s why Robert has been a fighter for working people throughout his career. On the city council, Robert has partnered with us to create more good jobs, expand housing and invest in infrastructure. He has our strong support."

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U.S. CONGRESSMEMBER GRACE NAPOLITANO

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"Serving as a local Pomona City Councilmember as well as an Assembly District Director gives Robert Torres not only the needed experience but also the skills necessary to be a strong advocate for the people of the 53rd State Assembly District. I am proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly because I know he will be an effective leader in Sacramento for the people of the Inland Empire."

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U.S. CONGRESSMEMBER KATIE PORTER

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“I am pleased to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. Raised in a union household before becoming a union member himself, Robert knows firsthand the struggles facing families in the Inland Empire,” said U.S. Senate Candidate Rep. Katie Porter (CA–47). “On the Pomona City Council, Robert has dedicated himself to advancing justice for working-class families by fighting for higher wages, stronger labor protections, and safer working conditions. Now, I know Robert will do the same as a member of the State Assembly. Robert is the best choice for the 53rd District, and I am proud to offer him my support.”

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U.S. CONGRESSMEMBER BRAD SHERMAN

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"As a local City Councilmember, Robert Torres understands the challenges that local communities face. I am pleased to announce my support of Robert Torres for State Assembly. I know Robert will work tirelessly on behalf of local neighborhoods across the 53rd District and put people first in the State Assembly."

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U.S. CONGRESSMEMBER NORMA TORRES

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"Public service is ingrained in our family's DNA. For us, it's always been about helping others, solving challenges big and small, lifting up those in need and improving the lives of all people in our community. In his own right, Robert has taken these values to heart. I couldn't be prouder of the leader he has become. Serving others and fighting for the people of the Inland Empire has become not only Robert's mission, but a profound life-long commitment. Nobody will work harder or fight harder than Robert."

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U.S. CONGRESSMEMBER JUAN VARGAS

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"I endorse Councilman Robert Torres for State Assembly as the top candidate. His commitment to our community and steadfast dedication to positive change make him the ideal choice to represent us in Sacramento."

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CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL ROB BONTA

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“I’m proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. As a local City Councilmember, Robert has been a strong advocate for transparency and accountability. We need more of that in Sacramento. I know Robert will get things done for working families across the 53rd Assembly District. He has my enthusiastic support.”

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CALIFORNIA STATE TREASURER FIONA MA

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“Robert Torres has the background and effective leadership skills needed to be a strong advocate for the people of the 53rd district in the State Assembly. I am proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly because I know he will fight tirelessly for communities and local neighborhoods across the Inland Empire.”

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FORMER SENATE MAJORITY LEADER RICHARD POLANCO

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"Robert Torres has been an effective local leader — and I know he will be an effective legislator in the State Assembly. On the City Council, Robert has fought for working families, local small businesses, more housing, and safer local communities. In the State Assembly, I know Robert will work tirelessly for the people of the 53rd District. He has my enthusiastic endorsement and support."

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUPERVISOR
JOE BACA JR.

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"We need leaders in Sacramento who will work around the clock to solve problems and get things done. Robert Torres is precisely that kind of leader. On the City Council, Robert has proven himself as a tireless champion for the people he represents. I am pleased to give Robert my wholehearted support. I know he will be an effective member of the State Assembly."

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUPERVISOR
JESSE ARMENDAREZ

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"As a local leader, Robert Torres has demonstrated a unique ability to bring people together from different sides of an issue, find common ground, and develop solutions on issues big and small. We need more of this approach in Sacramento, which is why I am endorsing Robert Torres for State Assembly. Robert not only has the experience and the drive, but also the understanding of what it takes to govern. I know he'll make an extraordinary representative in the State Assembly."

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUPERVISOR
CURT HAGMAN

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"Councilmember Robert Torres has a deep understanding of public policy. Robert's diverse experience and background combined with his proven skills as a local leader make him well-prepared and highly qualified to serve in the State Assembly. I am proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly."

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ONTARIO MAYOR PAUL LEON

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"The people of Ontario need a fighter who will work tirelessly on their behalf in Sacramento. Robert Torres is the fighter we need. His dynamic background coupled with his record of accomplishments makes him well-equipped to represent the people of our city, more broadly our region, and neighborhoods across the 53rd District. Robert Torres has my enthusiastic support and endorsement."

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ONTARIO MAYOR PRO TEM DEBRA DORST PRADA

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"Robert Torres is my choice for State Assembly. He has the skill-set, proven track record and experience needed to excel in the State Legislature, but also to get things done for our community. I know he'll make our region proud as its next representative for the 53rd District."

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ONTARIO CITY COUNCILMEMBER ALAN WAPNER

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"With so many challenges facing the people of our region, it's critically important that we have a bold leader fighting for us in Sacramento. I am endorsing Robert Torres because I know he is not only extraordinarily qualified to serve, but also because he will work day and night on behalf of the people of our community. We need Robert's forward-thinking vision and his proven abilities working on behalf of the the people of the 53rd Assembly District."

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POMONA VICE MAYOR ELIZABETH ONTIVEROS-COLE

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"I've seen Robert Torres in action firsthand. As a colleague, I've witnessed Robert's principled leadership, his values, compassion and deep dedication to the job of public service. Equally important, I've seen his commitment to advancing policies that lift up working families and ensure safe neighborhoods for our local communities. Robert has the experience and results oriented record that will prepare him to lead on day one in the legislature. I am proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly."

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MONTCLAIR MAYOR JAVIER “JOHN” DUTREY

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"Robert Torres is the best choice for State Assembly District 53. His diverse background, wide-ranging experience and deep dedication to fighting for the people he represents underscores only a few of the reasons why I am proud to endorse Robert Torres for State Assembly. Whether it's fighting for working families or more good jobs or safe neighborhoods or getting the Inland Empire the resources it needs, I know Robert will work tirelessly on behalf of our community in the state legislature."

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MONTCLAIR CITY COUNCILMEMBER
CORYSA MARTINEZ

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"We need leaders in Sacramento who understand the challenges our community faces every day. Robert Torres gets it. That's why I know he'll bring passion, dedication and a profound work ethic to the State Assembly in order to secure critical resources that will help lift up and improve our Inland Empire communities. He has my wholehearted support."

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MONTCLAIR CITY COUNCILMEMBER
TENICE JOHNSON

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"Robert Torres has been an effective local leader. I know he'll make an extraordinary representative for the people of the 53rd District as our next State Assemblymember. His skill-set combined with his deep knowledge of public policy makes him well prepared to be our voice and our advocate in Sacramento."

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FONTANA MAYOR ACQUANETTA WARREN

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"I've witnessed Robert Torres' unique abilities to bring people together, build consensus among competing interests, and get things done. He has the experience, proven skill-set and drive needed to be an impactful voice and leader on behalf of the Inland Empire in the State Assembly. He has my wholehearted support."

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