“As the founding Mayor of Elk Grove, Jim Cooper balanced every budget, established cutting edge operating procedures, and built a thriving city from the ground up. As our Assemblymember, Jim has been a partner in securing the resources our city needs to end homelessness, improve mental health services, and bring good-paying jobs to our area. Please join me and re-elect Jim Cooper to the State Assembly.”

-Darrell Steinberg (Mayor, City of Sacramento)

 

“Jim Cooper cares deeply about keeping kids on the right track. That means quality education, safe neighborhoods, job training, and after-school programs.”

– Bobbie Singh-Allen, Trustee, Elk Grove Unified School District

 

“I’m proud to support Jim Cooper for Assembly. His 30 years in law enforcement, 14 years on the City Council, and now 4 years in the Assembly show his commitment to the community and ability to get things done. Jim makes me proud to be a Democrat. We need more leaders in Sacramento like Jim who actually do the things most people just talk about.”

– Greater Lodi Area Democrats, Cindy Harris

 

“Jim Cooper is the leader we need in the Assembly to help Lodi and the entire district move forward. His 30 years in law enforcement, and his commitment to investing in the front-end of a child’s life through education, rather than the back-end on prisons, is what we need in Sacramento. The Lodi Police Officers Association is proud to endorse Jim Cooper for Assembly.”

– Kevin Kent, President, Lodi Police Officers Association

 

“Our decision to endorse Jim Cooper for Assembly was an easy one because he has an unmatched record of building a city, creating a police department, balancing 14 straight budgets, and never laying off a police officer. Jim’s integrity, vision, and leadership will continue to serve Galt well in the Assembly. We are proud to endorse Jim Cooper for Assembly.”

– Chris Smith, President, Galt Police Officers Association

 

“Jim Cooper recognizes that successful local farms and dairies have made our region into a global capitol for the farm to fork movement and the effort to buy local products. This commitment to our local farms and dairies sets him apart from his opponent. The farm bureau is honored to support Jim Cooper for Assembly.”

– Walt Hardesty, Past President, Sacramento County Farm Bureau

 

“The San Joaquin County Farm Bureau is honored to support Jim Cooper, a trusted leader in our community. Jim is committed to fighting the twin tunnels project and protecting our delta. We can count on Jim to support San Joaquin County’s vibrant agriculture industry.”

– Bruce Blodgett, President, San Joaquin County Farm Bureau Federation

 

“Jim Cooper is an experienced leader in local government and understands that business is the backbone of our communities. He worked to bring jobs to our area and worked to lower the costs associated with business. Thanks to his efforts, a business license in Elk Grove is the lowest in Sacramento County at a mere $12 a year. We need to continue to have that kind of commitment to job growth and small businesses in Sacramento.”

– John Henke, Galt Business Owner

 

“During my time as President of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area, I witnessed first-hand Jim Cooper’s dedication to our youth. Jim stepped up and volunteered his time to be a mentor for children of all ages. These kids needed direction and Jim was there to provide it. Jim took pride in big brothers, big sisters and was named “man of the year,” I take pride in supporting Jim Cooper for State Assembly. I know he will continue to be a leader in the Assembly for our youth.”

– Greg Re, Past President, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento 

 

“Jim Cooper is perfect for Assembly District 9. Jim has proven countless times of his commitment to serve the public. Mr. Cooper always protects the interests of those he has chosen to serve. More importantly, Mr. Cooper is experienced in the political process. Jim will deliver on everything he has said he will do for the residents of District 9. I trust Jim. I will vote to reelect to Jim as my Assemblyman.

-Pastor Ronald Bell, Clear As A Bell “New Generation” Church of God In Christ

 

I’ve known Jim Cooper for a long time, both personally and professionally. Jim is strong, smart, and independent. He worked his way up to Captain, earned a Bronze Star for Bravery, and spent countless hours of volunteering to help at-risk kids.”

– Kevin Mikelson, President, Sacramento County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association.

 

“Jim has seen what happens when kids make the wrong choices and go down the wrong path-that’s why he’s fully committed to closing the achievement gap and providing more opportunities for today’s youth. That’s why I support reelecting Jim Cooper to the State Assembly.”

-Joanne Iwamiya, Board Member, Friends of the Sacramento Public Library

 

“I support Jim because he helped build a city, a strong economy, and a community that keeps families safe. Jim Cooper has the experience, knowledge, and record of helping revitalize and turn around California’s neglected neighborhoods.”

-Barbara Moore, Boys & Girls Club “Heart of a Hero” Award Winner

 

“I’m supporting Jim Cooper because of his lifetime of service-as an Assemblyman, Deputy Sheriff, Councilmember, coach, and mentor. Jim has always been there for our local libraries and is the first to focus on the importance of a quality education in the success of every child.

-Kathi Windheim, President, Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library

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