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(Tracy, CA) – The Mayor Pro Tem of the City of Tracy, Veronica Vargas, announced today that she will be running for the State Assembly- 13th District, which covers the Cities of Tracy and Stockton and the Mountain House community. Vargas has served on the Tracy City Council since 2014.
“I am very humbled and proud to announce my candidacy for the State Assembly,” said Vargas. “As Chair of the Tri-Valley/San Joaquin County Regional Rail Authority I will continue to advance the San Joaquin to BART Valley Link Light Rail, reducing commute times and giving you more time to spend with your family,” added Vargas.
“I am endorsing Tracy Mayor Pro Tem Veronica Vargas for California State Assembly because I trust the same tenacity she utilized to help take Valley Link from a mere concept to a viable reality for our region will make her a true advocate for the district, including Tracy. Vargas’ knowledge, experience, and growth in local government will aid her in representing the true struggles of cities and local control,” said Dr. Nancy Young, Mayor, City of Tracy.
Veronica Vargas has great experience and a hands-on collaborative style that she has demonstrated as a volunteer, soccer coach, Council Member and as Mayor Pro Tem with the City of Tracy earning her the endorsement of San Joaquin County Supervisor Kathy Miller and Mountain House CSD Director Bernice King Tingle.
“I am proud of my early endorsements and I will be adding more as this campaign moves on.” stated Vargas. “It is time to get businesses through this pandemic, create local jobs, address the rising cost of living, create better educational opportunities for our youth, and supply more Mental Health Services to help solve our homeless crisis.” said Vargas.
Veronica Vargas lives in Tracy with her husband, together they have raised 6 children.